On todays show well turn to Khury Petersen-Smith of the Institute for Policy Studies to discuss the recent Senate vote against US involvement in the Yemen war, as well as the latest in the Afghanistan war and whats behind increased air strikes on Somalia. Then well hear about an innovative approach to ending the stranglehold … Continued
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Dr. Martin Luther King would have been 90 years old on Tuesday. His life’s work on racial equality has become another dream deferred in toady’s America, according to Jessicah Pierre from the Institute for Policy Studies. Plus Martin Rees from the British Astronomer Royal talks about the future of humanity. Hosted by Kris Welch.
Some information you can act on, for the children at our southern border. PLUS the Poor People’s Campaign, to emphasize the deadly effects of poverty in the U.S., holds its biggest rally yet this Saturday. PLUS: S.F. mayoral race, a cliff-hanger, decided by ranked choice voting, derided by mainstream Dems and GOP. Is it good … Continued
Donald Trump has wrapped up his 12-day tour of Asia in the Philippines where he met with his counterpart Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte has launched a bloody war on drugs in the Philippines that has empowered police and vigilantes to kill thousands of people suspected of drug use or sales. On our show today we’ll turn … Continued
A Trump ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military is already being challenged in court. We learn about one such lawsuit. PLUS: the Trump/GOP next target, tax ‘reform’: for whom? AND: the history of punk rock; it starts here. With host Kris Welch.
On Labor Day, we speak with Robin Williams, Director of Civil RIghts and Community Action for the United Food & Commercial Workers International Union. Williams is one of 27 Black women labor leaders profiled in And Still I Rise: Black Women Labor Leaders, a report from the Black Worker Initiative of the Institute for Policy Studies. … Continued