This show features premiums offered as thank you gifts for your generous donation to support our work on UpFront and at KPFA Radio. Go to kpfa.org or call 1-800-HEY-KPFA or 1-800-439-5732 to pledge. 7am – The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code (2014) This powerful and landmark documentary “The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking The Domination Code” is a result of the … Continued
we speak with activist about the recovering efforts in Mexico and later we explore the growth of White Nationalism.
we speak with organizers Jamala Rogers, Michelle Higgins, and Matt Nelson about the protests that erupted in St. Louis after local police officer Jason Stockley was found not guilty of first-degree murder for the 2011 shooting of black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith. Later we speak with hip-hop artist and activist Ximbo about the devastating earthquake … Continued
We speak with filmmaker and rap artist Bocafojas about what’s going on in Mexico City in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake.
Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the world, , lacking in basic infrastructure, and with a nearly disfunctional government, is reeling from major earthquakes and on-going aftershocks—and a vast shortage of international aid. We get the details from Mikel Dunham. PLUS: devorah major, the 3rd poet laureate of San Francisco, performs the world premiere … Continued
Women Bearing Brunt of the Earthquake in Nepal Dr. Renu Adhikari talks about the disparate impact of natural disasters on women, and how we can help make sure that the needs and voices of Nepali women are included in the reconstruction efforts. Dr. Adhikari is an OB/GYN and founder of the Women’s Rehabilitation Center, a … Continued
The devastation from last Saturday’s massive earthquake continues to unfold in Nepal. And though charges have been filed against police in the death of Freddie Grey, unrest continues in Baltimore. PLUS: May Day, International Workers Day, David Bacon tells us the state of labor in 2015. With host Kris Welch.