We speak with local activists and advocates who are pushing to make sure local people in Oakland have a seat at the table for downtown development.   Guests: Michael Low, organizer Eric K Arnold,  spent 20 years as a music journalist and documentarian before expanding his repertoire to include community-based reportage on topical issues, from energy to environment … Continued


Talkies

Election 2016

Election Day is less than a week away—how can the top race be so close????  and other questions for progressives!  PLUS: Tim DeChristopher in the role (missing) of the climate in political discourse.  With host Kris Welch.


Living Room

Keystone!!! TPP! and fracking in Cali

This just in: President Obama has rejected the Keystone XL pipeline proposal.  Activists say this is the start, not the end, of the battle. PLUS: the Obama administration released the text of the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement this week—over 6000 pages, most of it bad news for consumers.  AND: anti-fracking activists in California, with prayers.  … Continued


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