On this show: KPFA is in its summer fund drive, and we need your support by donating what you can to the station! 0:08 – Mitch Jeserich is back for Mondays with Mitch, our weekly segment talking about D.C. politics. Mitch is the host of Letters and Politics, airing 10AM Pacific Monday-Thursday on KPFA. 0:34 – Dr. John … Continued


Hard Knock Radio

Summer Fund Drive Special: Covid-19 and The Delta Variant

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We spoke with Dr. Noha Aboelata about Covid-19 virus, the effectiveness of Covid-19 Vaccines against the B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant and the role of capitalism in a global pandemic. Noha Aboelata, MD, is founder and CEO both of Roots Community Health Center (Roots), a 501(c)3 community health center licensed by the state of California Department of … Continued


UpFront, Monday, July 19th: The US Senate is heading back to Washington DC, with a bi-partisan infrastructure bill on the brink of collapse We take your calls on the latest COVID-19 news A look at the flooding in Europe and its connection to climate change The upcoming Oakland City Council vote around the Oakland A’s … Continued


The Sunday Show first hour looks at the situation in Haiti after President Jovenal Moise’s assassination July 7th with guests: Jocelyn Gay, a radio show host based in New York, originally from Haiti.  Shows include “Contradiction” and “Radio Amazone” on Haitian and global politics and “Koze Fanm” and “Ledikasyon Fanm” on women’s issues. Jake Johnston, … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Death toll in Florida condo collapse hits 28 after demolition of remaining building, storm Elssa slows rescue efforts. President Joe Biden celebrates declares “independence” from the COVID-19 pandemic on Independence Day, calls vaccinations an act of patriotism. … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Republicans block voting rights bill, Senate Bill 1, For the People Act. DC Statehood bill gets first senate hearing, after passing the house. Biden administration ends Trump-era immigration policy- that could provide asylum to thousands of refugee’s. … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – We begin in Washington with HR-1, the landmark voting rights legislation which passed the House and has stymied in the Senate because of one Democratic Senator who is determined to work with Republicans. John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) joins us to discuss the contours of the bill and Republican opposition to it. … Continued


Tonight’s show we celebrate Pride by shining a light on the timely Covid-19 relief efforts by queer and trans communities in both the US and in India. Meet Anjali Rimi from Parivar Bay Area who runs SITAL –  Save Indian Trans All-India Lives program, a pan-India project to provide critical relief efforts to the Trans … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Two Democrats warn no infrastructure package without climate change measures. California reopens from COVID-19 pandemic and gives away $15 million to 10 vaccinated residents. President Joe Biden urges people get vaccinated, as the U.S. Covid-19 death toll … Continued