The proposed Trump budget threatens to cut almost everything, except military spending. And then there’s his plan for tax reform–we talk with economist Dean Baker about survival tactics. PLUS: an Earth Day rant from Scoop Nisker! PLUS: UCB Language Department upheaval. With host Kris Welch.
Earth Day April 22 Guest: Lester Brown, leading environmentalist. Hosted by Dr. Michio Kaku.
The Afghanistan war, ignored by the media, politicians, and the public, is the longest war the US has ever waged, surpassing even the length of our own civil war. On today’s show, we’ll speak with journalist Douglas Wissing about what he calls the “unwinnable war.” And, 50 years after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King … Continued
“It Was Worth Risking My Life, My Freedom”: Campaign Reform Activist on Flying Gyrocopter to Capitol; Kenyan Mother Wins Goldman Prize for Anti-Lead Protest After Her Own Breast Milk Made Baby Sick; Earth Day Special: Goldman Prize Awarded to Burmese Photographer Who Fought Dam Project; How Many More? 116 Environmental Defenders Were Murdered Last Year, … Continued
Music for Earth Day and then follows the theme of last week’s show, Music of Kenya, with a live appearance by Bay Area based Kenyan artist Sila in the KPFA studio.