Talkies

Bernie endorses Hillary! Alta Bates closure?

Sen. Bernie Sanders just endorsed Hillary Clinton, his rival for the Democratic presidential nomination.  What do Berners do now?  Norman Solomon offers suggestions.  PLUS; Sutter Health has announced the closure of Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley,  What does this mean?  with host Kris Welch.


Today on Flashpoints, fighting the good fight against fracking in New York State; also. and extensive update on growing hostilities between the US & N. Korea in the context of the Pacific Pivot; and some tough words for Hillary and Bernie from New York correspondent and resident comedian, Randy Credico. 


Talkies

Elections 2016! Marga Gomez! and birds

Hillary! Bernie!  The GOP search for a Supreme Leader!  All fodder for John Nichols, of The Nation.  PLUS: Marga Gomez, award-winning performer and playwright, wit her new solo show, “Pound”.  AND: Sir John Lister-Kaye, British conservationist and prolific nature writer, and his observations on the effects of climate change.  With host Kris Welch.


Living Room

Bernie runs! The Patriot Act heads into the sunset—? PLUS: Scoop rants

Vermont Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders just announced he will challenge all comer (Hillary!) for the Democratic nomination for president.  Is he for real?  PLUS: unless Congress can compromise (do not hold your breath) the Patriot Act will fade away at midnight on Sunday—thanks to Edward Snowden?  AND!!! a Memorial Day rant from Scoop Nisker!  With … Continued