Flashpoint’s Dennis Bernstein featured an exclusive interview with the new mayor of the people’s republic of Berkeley, the first Latino mayor in the city’s history. Mayor Jesse Arreguin responds strong to the Trumps multiple attacks on sanctuary cities.
Guest contributor Oliver Saria talks with Anirvan Chatterjee with the Berkeley South Asian Radical History Walking Tour. Anirvan published an op-ed entitled “Post-election hate in Berkeley: 14 troubling stories and 5 ways to respond.” Their discussion brings us hope as we wind down 2016 and prepare for the new year. We also hear from Japanese … Continued
As the narrative around the shooting at the gay club in Orlando has shifted from domestic terrorism to the internalized homophobia of a (possibly) closeted Muslim man, we look at some of the other narratives surrounding the massacre fanned by the mainstream media, and examine the real history of homosexuality in Islam. Lisa Dettmer talks … Continued
On today’s show, I’ll speak one-on-one to the main speakers that attended the latest Save the Berkeley Post Office rally. Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, First They Came for the Homeless representative Michael Cint, Berkeley City Councilmember Jesse Arraguin, and the main rally organizer Carol Wolfley.
On today’s show, I’ll spend our time together speaking to Emily Pothast, visual artist and writer based in Seattle, on her latest piece published in The Establishment called True Confessions of a White Supremacist.
With Nicholas Shaxson investigative journalist and researcher for the Tax Justice Network. He is author of several books including Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Off-shore Banking and Tax Havens. Then, Nate Aden, Research Fellow with the World Resources Institute. Nate is also affiliated with the Energy and Resources Group at the University of California at Berkeley. … Continued
This weekend marks the anniversary of the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. We talk with Tia Oso, who interrupted NetRoots Nation to remind that black lives matter. It’s the Berkeley Barb’s 50th anniversary–we’ll talk about journalism, then and now. PLUS: David Casarett, Md and professor of medicine, makes the case for the medical … Continued
They took the deal forced on them by their EU creditors—but Greeks in the streets say it’s not over yet. PLUS: Heyday Books founder Malcolm Margolin, master storyteller and gatherer, asks Why Berkeley? With host Kris Welch.