Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Democrat Joe Biden attacks President Donald Trump’s record on divisive rhetoric. President Donald Trump defends supporters in Portland and Wisconsin. Portland protesters call for mayor’s resignation, say police attack protesters not Trump supporters. California senators pass 5 … Continued

WNBA players link arms in protest for justice for Breonna Taylor. Photo by Seattle Storm on Twitter On this show: 0:08 – On “Mondays with Mitch,” we talk about the Trump and Biden campaigns coming out of the conventions, as well as chances of new Covid-19 economic relief from Congress. California is set to begin … Continued

Gail Sheehy, one of America’s most distinguished journalists, known for her incisive profiles in the New Yorker and other magazines, died on August 24, 2020 of complications from pneumonia, possibly brought on by Covid-19. She was 83. In this September 2014 interview with host Richard Wolinsky, she talks about her career and about her views on journalism.

Photo of chemical manufacturing plant and the Houston Ship Channel by Roy Luck On this show: 0:08 – To talk about the context of the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny we speak with Andrei Soldatov (@AndreiSoldatov) a Russian investigative journalist and security services expert. He is based in Moscow. 0:20 – Pearl Matibe (@PearlMatibe) … Continued

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Bay Area fires continue to grow and destroy homes as repopulation begins. State fire officials urge Californian’s to be prepared for wildfire. This Place Will Burn project assesses future fire threats in era of climate change. 500,000 … Continued

Photo of California Medical Facility by writer and editor Dave Kempa on Twitter On this show: 0:08 – Fire evacuation orders are underway in the surrounding areas for two California prisons, California Medical Facility in Vacaville and Solano state prison. But state officials refuse to evacuate the facilities and those incarcerated inside say they’re being … Continued

Joshua Pawlik, in a photo from his family On this show: 0:08 – Belarus is seeing massive uprisings and street protests against President Alexander Lukashenko, as the results of the presidential election are disputed. We hear more about Belarus’ history and the power of the working class there from Steve Crowley, chair of the Department … Continued

Photo of Oakland Police Commissioners from 2017 On this show: 0:08 – Mitch Jeserich joins us for Mondays With Mitch. He is the host of Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10, and is hosting nightly DNC and RNC coverage on Pacifica. 0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC … Continued

The pandemic is spreading quickly among people in prisons and other locked institutions. That means many people with disabilities are massed together directly in the path of Covid-19. Armanda Shackleford and Sarah Wild join Eddie Ytuarte to discuss their effort to #FreeThemAll in Chicago and beyond. Many incarcerated Chicago Police Department torture survivors sit behind … Continued