Counterspin – January 4, 2008

This week on CounterSpin, a special year-end look behind the headlines of the mainstream news. On this program, we’ll take a look back at some of the stories covered by the corporate media in 2007, but not always covered so well.

Making Contact

Making Contact – December 28, 2007

Looking Back, Moving Forward 2007 As the year 2007 ends, we reflect on three key issues we covered this past year and hear the voices of: the immigrant labor force in post-hurricane New Orleans, domestic workers in the United States, and Iraqi refugees on the streets of Damascus. Featuring: First segment from New Orleans: Arthur … Continued

Pushing Limits

Pushing Limits – December 21, 2007

After a disabling motorcycle accident, Dan McMullan lived on the streets for eight years and founded the "Disabled People Outside Project."  Now, with a house, wife and two kids, he’s still an aggressive advocate for East Bay’s homeless people.  Eddie Ytuarte and Adrienne Lauby talk with him about the need, the myths and the solutions. … Continued

APEX Express

APEX Express – December 20, 2007

 Apex Express: Asian Pacific Islander radioThursdays 7PM-8PM, KPFA 94.1 FM, KFCF on-line listening, past programs Thursday, Dec 20:  We explore what it is like to be a professional immigrating to the United States.  Upwardly Global helps highly-skilled immigrants, refugees and asylees reclaim their careers here in the United States and helps American employers discover and … Continued

Special Broadcast

Youth Radio – December 15, 2007

We bring you highlights of the event, "The Terror Dream" with Susan Faludi and Lakshmi Chaudhry moderated by KPFA’s Nora Barrows-Friedman which took place earlier this year in October.Lakshmi Chaudhry has been a reporter and an editor for independent publications for more than six years, and is a senior editor at In These Times, where … Continued


Counterspin – December 14, 2007

The Huckabee surge is officially the campaign story of the moment. How did the supposedly second-tier Republican contender become the man to beat? And what has the national media done to boost him to front-runner status? We’ll speak with a reporter who’s covered Huckabee up close for years—Max Brantley of the Arkansas Times.

The Hear and Now

The Hear & Now – November 29, 2007

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Singer-songwriter Larry Gallagher performs live in a duo with bassist Rob Riddell.What kind of music would you expect from a New York-born California transplant who wrote horn charts for Joey Cheezhee and the Velveeta Underground, wrote for Details, Esquire, and the New York Times (covering L.A. rock, Indian yoga, and psychedelic toads, among other scenes), … Continued

Bay Native Circle

Bay Native Circle – November 28, 2007

A new radio comedy series, Super Indian, recorded live for a studio audience. After eating tainted commodity cheese, a young Hubert Logan discovers he has amazing powers that transform him into Super Indian! With his trusty sidekick Mega Bear, Super Indian uses these newfound powers to foil evil on the Leaning Oak Reservation. Written by … Continued