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CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the each week’s major news stories, and exposes what the mainstream media may have missed in their own coverage. Combines lively discussion and thoughtful critique. Produced by the national media watch group FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting).
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An award winning front-line investigative news magazine focusing on human, civil and workers rights, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.
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Apex Express is a proud collective member of AACRE, Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality. AACRE focuses on long-term movement building, capacity infrastructure, and leadership support for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders committed to social justice.
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A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts who understand traditional and non-traditional medicine, health, and well-being. If you have suggestions for programs or questions about KPFA, please contact Rona Renner, RN, at Rona@NurseRona.com or Dr. David Feldman, PhD, at davidf@kpfa.org.
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Acclaimed program of ideas, in-depth analysis, and commentary on a variety of matters — political, economic, social, and cultural — important to progressive and radical thinking and activism. Against the Grain is co-produced and co-hosted by Sasha Lilley and C. S. Soong.
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Bookwaves/Artwaves presents in-depth interviews with authors of fiction and narrative non-fiction, delving deeply into political and social issues, literary technique, and the life of the author, along with interviews devoted to theatre and film, and archive interviews from Bookwaves and Probabilities. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.
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The Project Censored Show is a weekly public affairs program that airs Fridays from 1-2 P.M. Pacific time on KPFA Pacifica Radio. The program is an extension of the work Project Censored began in 1976 celebrating independent journalism while fighting media censorship and supporting a truly free press. The program focuses on The News That Didn’t Make the News. Each week, co-hosts Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips conduct in depth interviews with their guests and offer hard hitting commentary on ...
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A podcast posted every Sunday featuring extended interviews and discussions from Bookwaves, Art-Waves, and Bookwaves Artwaves Hour programs on KPFA, and newly digitized and edited archive interviews from the pre-digital Probabilities series dating back to 1977. Literature, theater, film, the visual arts: in-depth interviews from a progressive and artistic viewpoint, with long-time KPFA/Pacifica host Richard Wolinsky.
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A weekly update on climate change and it’s effects on a local, national and international level, with interviews and commentary. Hosted by Sabrina Jacobs. Follow A Rude Awakening on Facebook, Mastodon, Twitter and Instagram
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New and recent interviews focused primarily on local Bay Area theatre venues, with playwrights, actors, directors and artistic directors, hosted by KPFA theatre critic Richard Wolinsky. Podcasts also feature theatre reviews by Richard Wolinsky along with interviews conducted by KPFA associate theatre critic C.S. Soong. Dates of theatre reviews can be found at http://bookwaves.homestead.com/Theatre_Reviews.html
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Dedicated to “anything we need to know to have a democracy”: Democratic Animism, Pragmatic Mysticism, Applied Divination, Renaissance of Reverent Ingenuity. Hosted by Caroline Casey. Her guests are allies contributing to a culture of reverent ingenuity. Critique and Solution.
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Terra Verde delivers news and views about the most critical environmental issues across California and globally. From agriculture and wildlife to energy and climate change, industrial pollution to design solutions, Terra Verde brings you stories of struggle and triumph that will determine the future of our planet.
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Hard Knock Radio is a drive-time Hip-Hop talk show on KPFA (94.1fm @ 4-5 pm Monday-Friday), a community radio station without corporate underwriting. Hosts Davey D and Anita Johnson give voice to issues ignored by the mainstream while planting seeds for social change.
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A weekly update on new research and developments concerning COVID-19 (and occasionally other infectious diseases that hit the news). We take questions via call-in during the live broadcast, Mondays at 7:33am Pacific, streaming via kpfa.org. Podcasts with show notes go up later the same day. Between live shows, we take questions via email at upfront@kpfa.org . Our guest most weeks is Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Heal ...
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UpFront delivers a mix of local, state, and international coverage through challenging interviews, civil debates, breaking updates, and in-depth discussions with authors. UpFront PM is the afternoon edition of UpFront. Pitch us at upfront@kpfa.org. Theme Music: Turn It Up by Digital Primitives, licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (aka Music Sharing) 3.0 International License.
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The Pacifica Evening News is a collaboration of KPFA and KPFK in Los Angeles and KFCF in Fresno. The hour-long newscast airs on all three stations each weeknight at 6:00 PM. KPFA News broadcasts news headlines throughout the day at 5:55, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 10:00, 12:00 and 4:00. Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.
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The Herbal Highway enhances the community’s knowledge of herbal medicine and alternative choices to standard medical practices for healing. In order to have balanced life, The Herbal Highway actively supports and promotes Indigenous land rights, protection of sacred sites and the sustainability of the Earth as integral parts of individual, community and global healing. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @theherbalhighway. Hosted and produced by Karyn Sanders and Sarah Holmes. Additionally h ...
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Welcome to Talk it Out Radio, your local, live, community call-in, Nonviolent Communication (NVC), Mindfulness, and Social Justice Radio Show here on KPFA, 94.1 FM . We believe that the best place to create a more equitable and compassionate world is to practice being the world we envision right here inside ourselves and with the people in front of us. We are dedicated to sharing practices and skills for effective and meaningful communication which includes deep listening, compassion, and co ...
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In these times of fast-paced change and challenge, how do we hold on to our humanity? Each week, “Humankind” presents answers from the doers and dreamers who strive to make our planet a more humane and livable place. Through David Freudberg’s moving documentaries and dialogues, we hear the voices of community: forward thinkers, peacemakers, health and education leaders, practitioners of spirituality and simplicity, environmental champions, media pioneers, grassroots volunteers and many others.
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Weekly interviews with poets, performance artists, film-makers, novelists and storytellers. The first week of every month is a combined one-hour program featuring Jack Foley & Nina Serrano. The archive can be found at Cover to Cover with Jack Foley. The second week is hosted by Nina Serrano, Poet 2 Poet. The third week is hosted by Jovelyn Richards, Jovelyn’s Bistro. The fourth week is hosted by Reyna Cowan, Frame to Frame. And the fifth week (if there is one) is hosted again by Jovelyn Rich ...
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Voices of the Middle East and North Africa is a weekly program hosted by Malihe Razazan and Mira Nabulsi. It explores the richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa through a complex web of class, gender, ethnic, religious and regional differences. Voices of the Middle East and North Africa airs on KPFA radio, 94.1 FM, in Berkeley, CA. Online on kpfa.org or on Apple Podcasts.
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Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Supreme Court upholds law barring gun ownership for domestic violence abusers. Customs and Border Enforcement report fewer migrant encounters at border following Biden restriction asylum cases. Senate committee hearing on teacher comp…
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Today on the show: We feature the first of a series of interviews from Standing Rock at the Indian Treat Council’s Global Gathering, brought to the Pacifica Airwaves by the FlashOnda Crew with Senior Producer, Miguel Gavilan Molina. The post Day One From The Indian Treating Council Global Gathering at Standing Rock appeared first on KPFA.…
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In this episode Davey D speaks Mister Jahi about the 2024 Bay Area Hip Hop Archives. Hard Knock Radio is a drive-time Hip-Hop talk show on KPFA (94.1fm @ 4-5 pm Monday-Friday), a community radio station without corporate underwriting, hosted by Davey D and Anita Johnson. The post In Conversation with Mister Jahi: The 2024 Bay Area Hip Hop Archives …
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A how-to and what-to-do program where skilled hosts welcome guests and callers to practice empathy, mindfulness, and effective communication. Do you want tools for connection, conflict resolution, and compassion for self and others? We explore skills, knowledge and resources to empower you to connect across differences. The post Talk-It-Out Radio –…
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The war in Gaza has captured the attention of much of the world, and unfortunately, it seems there is no end in sight. The Pushing Limits gang realizes that these catastrophic events occurring most heavily impact the disability community–and worse yet, are creating new disabilities with each passing hour. On today’s program, we invite you to join u…
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In 2023, Kirin Clawson’s endocrinologist placed a puberty-blocking implant in her arm, a medical intervention that is associated with improved mental health for many trans kids with gender dysphoria. In February, Indiana joined several other conservative states banning this treatment for minors. In the first of a two-part series, we hear from the C…
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In the first half of the show, Eleanor Goldfield speaks with professor and author Mohammed Bamyeh about the no-state solution, an idea rooted in Palestinian and regional history that speaks of legitimate liberation in the face of continued state-imposed oppression and colonialist violence. Mohammed also explains the origins and outgrowth of fundame…
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On today’s show, Timothy A. Wise, senior researcher for the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy will weigh in on president-elect of Mexico Claudia Sheinbaum and give us an update on that country’s fight against GMO corn. We’ll switch gears and have a conversation with Stanford Design School directors Carissa Carter and Scott Doorley on their…
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Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. New Mexico storm brings flash flooding to the center of the state as it deals with deadly wildfires to the South. Biden Administration will move ahead with plan to restrict logging on federal land. Hezbollah leader issues warnings of …
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Today on the show: we’ll feature a live report from the International Indian Treaty Council Global Gathering in Standing Rock, where the Flashpoints team is standing by with Bill Means and Andrea Carmen for a special report. Also will there be an all out war between Israel and Lebanon. And we’ll feature the weekly frontline news headlines from the …
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In this episode of Hard Knock Radio, Davey D speaks with Layidua Salazar about the US Supreme Court’s ruling on the abortion pill. The Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss a challenge to the abortion pill mifepristone means the drug’s future is now firmly tied to the 2024 presidential election. Anti-abortion groups said they were dealt only a tempor…
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The Moon Walks the Earth – Solstice Dedications – Caroline co-riffs with Jerome McGeorge, fellow anarcho*astro*animist, co-founder Organic Valley to and fro, with segments, honoring the Solstice, from our first show, and our last night conversing around the Mid-Summer Night entheo bonfire… …..including message from the Kogi, of Colombia, for us now…
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​Bookwaves/Artwaves is produced and hosted by Richard Wolinsky. Links to assorted local theater & book venues Helen Benedict, author of the novel “The Good Deed,” in conversation with host Richard Wolinsky. Helen Benedict is the author of eight novels, including “Wolf Season” and “Sand Queen,” and five books of non-fiction.Her previous book, “Map o…
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Steven Simon on Israel and the Arab states’ relations with it • Jennifer Berkshire, co-author of The Education Wars, on the right-wing’s latest educational ploys. (And here’s Marcus Brown’s website that I mentioned in the intro.) The post Israel and the Arab states and the latest on the education wars appeared first on KPFA.…
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Guest: Dr. Keisha N. Blain is an award-winning historian of the 20th century United States with broad interests in African American History, the modern African Diaspora, and Women’s and Gender Studies. She is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh and the president of the African American Intellectual History Society. She…
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0:08 — Heiko Wimmen is Project Director for the Iraq/Syria/Lebanon project at the International Crisis Group. 0:33 — Jeff Goodell is an American author and contributing editor to Rolling Stone magazine. His latest book is “The Heat Will Kill You First: Life and Death on a Scorched Planet.” The post Will there be a Hezbollah-Israel War Following Gaz…
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On today’s show: Meet Nadia Milleron: Her Daughter Was Killed in 2019 Boeing Crash, Now She’s Running for Congress Reuters: Pentagon Ran a Secret Anti-Vax Campaign to Undermine China at the Height of the Pandemic First Illinois Latina Representative Praises Biden’s New Immigration Executive Order But Slams Border Shutdown “Congress Is Not for Sale”…
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Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. New United Nations report accuses Israel and Hamas of war crimes, and Israel of crimes against humanity. As millions make the Haj pilgrimage to Mecca, Israel prevents Muslim Palestinians from leaving Gaza. Boeing victims relatives cal…
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Davey D speaks with Professor James Taylor about the history of Juneteenth and the fight for reparations. Hard Knock Radio is a drive-time Hip-Hop talk show on KPFA (94.1fm @ 4-5 pm Monday-Friday), a community radio station without corporate underwriting, hosted by Davey D and Anita Johnson. The post Juneteenth 2024 and Reparations appeared first o…
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Nico Slate shared a white mother with his brother Peter, but Nico’s father was white, whereas Peter’s was black. What did that matter? To whom did it matter? Slate has written a book remembering his older brother, recalling their relationship, and examining the charged sociopolitical context of their private and public lives. (Encore presentation.)…
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Guest: Annette Gordon-Reed is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor at Harvard University. The author of Pulitzer Prize–winning The Hemingses of Monticello and her latest, On Juneteenth. Feature Photo by Oladimeji Odunsi on Unsplash The post On Juneteenth: A Conversation with Annette Gordon-Reed appeared first on KPFA.…
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On today’s show: Juneteenth Special: Historian Clint Smith on Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America Rhiannon Giddens on Pulitzer-Winning Opera “Omar” About Enslaved Muslim Scholar Omar ibn Said “Another Wasted Life”: Rhiannon Giddens on How Death of Kalief Browder Inspired New Song The post Democracy Now 6am – June 19, 2024 appeared …
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Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun testifies at Senate Committee hearing on company safety issues. President Biden signs order protecting 500,000 undocumented people married to US citizens from deportation. Record setting heatwave bakes parts of…
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Today on the Show: Biden announces his hit and run racist border policy, still threatening to shut the border down. Camilo Perez Bustillo responds strongly from San Francisco’s Mission district. Also we’ll be joined by our longtime contributor, Food Not Bombs Founder Keith McHenry, at a vigil live today for peace, and against the use of food & hung…
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In the Hard Knock Radio conversation host Davey D spoke with Ayanna Davis of Healthy Black Families and Michael Trujillo of the East Bay Community Law Center, about the displacement of Black communities in Berkeley due to historical and contemporary housing issues. ### **Displacement and Economic Impact** The 2008 recession and the COVID-19 pandemi…
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Join host Emiliano Lemus and guest Violet Moon for “Medicinal Ecologies,” an Herbal Highway series in which we explore the natural medicines present in California ecosystems. This month, we travel along California waterways, and discover medicinal plants of lakes, rivers, streams, bogs, and riparian habitats. Violet Moon is a clinical herbalist and…
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The backlash against trans people, which has swept both the United States and the world in recent years, is not as new as it seems, according to historian Jules Gill-Peterson. She traces the emergence of trans misogynistic violence over the last two centuries, which she links to the establishment of colonialism, capitalism, and more recently neolib…
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0:08 — Yaffa A.S. is the Executive Director of the Muslim Alliance for Sexual & Gender Diversity. Yaffa is a trans Muslim and displaced Indigenous Palestinian. 0:30 — Gabrielle Canon is a climate reporter and extreme weather correspondent for The Guardian. 0:45 — Alexei Koseff is a reporter for Calmatters covering CA state politics. The post Why Qu…
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Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Millions of Americans under extreme heat warning as heatwave heads east. About 80 countries sign on to Ukraine statement laying out peace deal requirements. Netanyahu dissolves war cabinet, after opposition lawmaker Bennie Ganz resign…
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Today on the show: A new season of the Election Crimes Bulletin picks up with slooth-man Greg Palast on the trail of a new Trump Plan for 2024, which is taken from a KKK Plan of 1946. And in the second half of the show, war and peace talks and no end to the dying yet The post The Election Crimes Bulletin Returns In Time For Election Season appeared…
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Join Nurse Rona and Dr. Ella Faktorovich as they discuss vision health as it relates to different stages of life. They will answer question about issues such as myopia, computer vision syndrome, presbyopia, cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and how to keep your eyes healthy.Dr. Faktorovich is the Director and Founder of Pacific Vision Inst…
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