Fake news, net neutrality, Cambridge Analytica; Bob McChesney has a lot on his mind. He joins us to share. PLUS: a Spring rant from Scoop Nisker. With host Kris Welch.
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.
Marga Gomez! Scoop Nisker! Chey Bell! Whether you laugh to keep from crying, or are just in LOTS of denial, you are in for a good measure of the Holy Fool today. YAY!!!! with host Kris Welch.
Gail Pellett has worked for Bill Moyers, the News Hour, KPFA—and Radio Beijing. She’ll join us to talk about her memoir of China. PLUS Scoop Nisker, with an ode to the Summer of Love. PLUS! KPFA’s Summer Crafts Fair this weekend! With host Kris Welch.
A Labor Day weekend round-up of the state of work, 2015. PLUS: his grandfather had least 20,000 books, and his grandmother fed most of the leftist intelligentsia of Europe—Sasha Abramsky’s memoir is for all of us. AND: renters’ rights—on the agenda, on the ballot, in Richmond, San Jose, Santa Rosa. With host Kris Welch.
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