0:13 – Mitch Jeserich, (@mitchjeserich) host of Letters and Politics joins us to discuss West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin’s decisive opposition to HR 1, the seminal voting rights bill, the For the People Act. 0:33 – John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health, and he … Continued


0:08 – Monday’s with Mitch: we discuss Republicans moving to unseat Liz Cheney as GOP conference chair, what it means for the party, and more. Mitch Jeserich (@MitchJeserich) hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA. 0:34 – COVID call-ins: John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public … Continued


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President Joe Biden promotes $2 trillion infrastructure plan in Louisiana; India surpasses 400,000 daily COVID-19 infections, Bay Area Indian American’s provide relief; Florida Governor signs voter suppression bill into law, legal challenge filed – May 6, 2021

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Joe Biden promotes $2 trillion infrastructure plan in red state Louisiana. India surpasses 400,000 coronavirus infections, 2nd time since virus surge. Bay Area Indian Americans take action to provide relief to India during pandemic. Deadline to … Continued


0:08 – The next 100 days: pushing Biden from the left John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) National Affairs Correspondent for The Nation. 0:34 – We take your COVID science call-ins with Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley — today we talk about the crisis in India and the COVID variants, the new … Continued


Part 1- Mass shooting and gun control policies Guest: Erica Rice, City Program Manager, Combating Crime Guns Initiative in Oakland with the Brady Campaign. Part 2 – The Current Landscape of Covid-19 Guest: Dr. Chris Beyrer MD, MPH  Desmond M. Tutu Professor in Public Health and Human Rights  Professor of Epidemiology, Nursing and Medicine  at … Continued


Education journalist Jennifer Berkshire analyzes (overdone) claims that teachers’ unions are keeping kids out of school, and warns us about the ongoing war on public education at the state level. And economic and social historian Helen Yaffe looks at how Cuba has contained COVID-19, and at what’s behind their impressive treatment and vaccine work. photo: … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Joe Biden defends $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan and the corporate tax hike to pay for it. Kentucky passes bipartisan voting law to expand voting rights and access. The more deadly UK COVID-19 mutated strain, B-117, most … Continued


On this show: 0:08 – It’s Monday, so we’re speaking with Mitch Jeserich about what’s going on in Washington, D.C., including President Biden’s infrastructure package and economic team. Mitch Jeserich hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA. 0:34 – We take your COVID science call-ins with Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of … Continued