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  • Sunday Show – February 18, 2018
    In the first hour "Korea on My Mind" with Michael Klare, Prof. Peace and World Security Studies, Hampshire College. Featured speaker at “War or Peace in Korea?” Friday April 6, 7:30-9:30. In the second hour “The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality and Our Destiny Beyond Earth” by Michio Kaku, Professor of Theoretical Physics in the City College of New York. Prof. Kaku will appear at a KPFA Benefit Tuesday, March 6, 7:30 pm First Congregational Church, Berkeley.
  • Sunday Show – February 11, 2018
    In the first hour "Bake Sales for the Pentagon, plus a Parade!" with Medea Benjamin, author of "Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection" and co-founder of Global Exchange, and Code Pink. In the second hour "What Deficits? Money for All!" with Richard Wolff, Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Massachusetts, author of “Capitalism's Crisis Deepens: Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown”, founder of Democracy at Work: democracyatwork.info.
  • Sunday Show – February 4, 2018
    In the first hour "The Torturers Want to Protect Us" with Karen J. Greenberg, author of “Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State” and Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law. In the second hour "When the Director of the CDC Buys Tobacco Stocks, What More Can You Say?" with Dean Baker co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research cepr.net.
  • Sunday Show – January 28, 2018
    In the first hour "Shut It Down…No Open It Up" with Bill Fletcher, Jr. co-founder of the Center for Labor Renewal and co-author of "Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice". Followed by "California Here I Come" with Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, Professor of the Practice of Public Policy Communication at the School of Public Policy, USC. In the second hour "Holy Land on the Rocks" with Reese Erlich, Foreign Correspondent, and author of "Inside Syria: The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect”.
  • Sunday Show – January 21, 2018
    In the first hour, "Autopsy of the Democratic Party" with KAREN BERNAL, Chair of the Progressive Caucus of the California Democratic Party. In the second hour "What Did We Do to Deserve This?" with Kevin Gray, co-editor, “Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence”, and author of "Waiting for Lightning to Strike: Fundamentals of Black Politics".
  • Sunday Show – January 14, 2018
    In the first hour "Neurosis on the Potomic" with John Nichols, author of “Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous People in America”, and Washington correspondent for The Nation. In the second hour "Moving Targets: An Analysis of Global Forced Migration" with Elsadig Elsheikh co-author and Director of the Global Justice program at the Haas Institute, and Nunu Kidane, a founder and director, Priority Africa Network, priorityafrica.org
  • Sunday Show – January 7, 2018
    In the first hour "Democracy on the Couch" with Richard Wolff, Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Massachusetts. His latest book is “Capitalism's Crisis Deepens: Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown”. founder of Democracy at Work: democracyatwork.info In the second hour "Rebellion in Iran" with Malihe Razazan, cohost of Voices of the Middle East and North Africa on KPFA Wednesdays at 2:00 Fridays at 11:00, and senior producer of Your Call on KALW in SF,coeditor at Jadaliyya and Shahram Aghamir, producer of Voices of the Middle East and North Africa to contributor to Jadaliyya.
  • Sunday Show – December 31, 2017
    In the first hour "The War on Science" with Marion Nestle, author of “Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda and Winning”, foodpolitics.com, Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health at New York University. In the second hour "From the Tea Party to the Alt-Right" with Lawrence Rosenthal, Chair and lead researcher of the Center for Right Wing Studies, UC Berkeley, and co-editor of “The New Nationalism and the First World War”, and “Steep: The Precipitous Rise of the Tea Party”.
  • Sunday Show – December 24, 2017
    In the first hour "Rampage on the Potomac" with Dave Johnson, senior political analyst formerly at the Center for Media and Democracy and the Campaign for America's Future. In the second hour "Vote Fraud in Honduras" with Dana Frank, Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Cruz, focusing on human rights and US policy in Honduras.
  • Sunday Show – December 10, 2017
    In the first hour journalist, author David Cay Johnston spoke on "What Donald Trump is Doing To You!". In the second hour New Stories by Eduardo Galeano in Tribute for his just published posthumous book “Hunter of Stories” read by Alice Walker, Al Young, Alejandro Murguia, and Aurora Levins Morales.
  • Sunday Show – December 3, 2017
    In the first hour, guest host, Christina Aanestad, speaks with Lama Tsultrim Allione, renowned Tibetan Buddhist teacher and practitioner, about the divine feminine in Buddhism. She is also the author of several books including "Women of Wisdom" and "Feeding Your Demons: Ancient Wisdom for Resolving Inner Conflict." Allione's forth coming book is "Wisdom Rising: Journey into the Mandala of the Empowered Feminine." www.taramandala.org The second hour is a conversation about sexual harassment with feminist scholar Ashwini Tambe and Bill Tamayo, District Director at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Tambe is an Associate Professor of Women's Studies at University of Maryland-College Park. She is also the editorial director of "Feminist Studies", the oldest U.S. scholarly journal of research on gender and women. Bill Tamayo has litigated for victims of sexual harassment and provided sexual harassment prevention training. He has won several large discrimination settlements including a 2.3 million dollar settlement against Fry's Electronics and a 1.7 million dollar settlement against Lowe's, and two near one-million dollar settlements against Kovacevich 5 farms and Harris Farms for sexual harassment of female farm workers.
  • Sunday Show – November 26, 2017
    In the first hour "Turnaround in Zimbabwe" with Bill Fletcher, Jr., co-founder of the Center for Labor Renewal, co-author of "Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice", Editorial Board member and columnist of the BlackCommentator.com, past president of TransAfricaForum. In the second hour "The Rich Need Our Help" with Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research cepr.net and author of “Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer”.
  • Sunday Show – November 19, 2017
    In the first hour "Crown Prince Mohommed In Charge" with Phyllis Bennis,fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies (ips-dc.org) and author of “Understanding ISIS and the Global War on Terror, A Primer”, and George Bisharat, professor at UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. In the second hour "Militarizing Justice" with Karen J. Greenberg, author of “Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State” and Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law.
  • Sunday Show – November 12, 2017
    Hosted by Philip Maldari, topics range from current political events, author interviews (usually non-fiction), world history, and science, to gardening.
  • Sunday Show – November 5, 2017
    Ahead of Donna Brazile's scathing inside expose [1] of Hillary Clinton's control over the DNC during the 2016 presidential election, progressives, including members of the DNC's Progressive Caucus, released a 34-page report [2] detailing such abuses and other failures within the party that led to its loss in the 2016 presidential election, and subsequent ones.  It also makes recommendations for reform.  Guest host, Christina Aanestad speaks with Jeff Cohen an editor of "Autopsy: Democratic Party in Crisis [3]." He's also founder FAIR [4] and a co-founder of Rootsaction.org [5]. In the second hour, guest Eduardo Duran [6] discusses the integration of western psychotherapy and traditional indigenous healing in treatment today, particularly as it relates to intergenerational trauma.  Duran is a psychotherapist who has worked in Indian Country for 30 years, and is the author of two books "Healing the Soul Wound" and "Buddha in Redface [7]."  He will be leading a workshop [8] at the California Institute of Integral Studies November 18-19, 2017. [1] https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/11/02/clinton-brazile-hacks-2016-215774 [2] https://democraticautopsy.org/ [3] https://democraticautopsy.org/ [4] http://fair.org/ [5] http://rootsaction.org/ [6] http://soulhealing16.com/ [7] http://soulhealing16.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Buddha-in-Redface.pdf [8] https://www.ciis.edu/public-programs/public-programs-event-calendar/duran-bryant-wks-fw17


Archived Snapshot: 2017-04-02

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Sunday Show April 2, 2017 In the first hour "Governing 101" with Robert Scheer, editor of truthdig.com.
In the second hour "Anxious Democracy: The First Hundred Days of the Trump Presidency" with Lawrence Rosenthal, Executive Director of the Center for Right Wing Studies, UC Berkeley.

Sunday Show March 26, 2017 In the first hour "Bake Sales for the Pentagon" with Michael Klare, Prof. Peace and World Security Studies, Hampshire College. In the second hour "More Money for the Deserving Rich" with Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. cepr.net

Sunday Show March 19, 2017 Hosted by Philip Maldari, topics range from current political events, author interviews (usually non-fiction), world history, and science, to gardening.

Sunday Show March 12, 2017 In the first hour Health Care for Some with Michael Lighty, policy director of the National Nurses Union and Joe Flower, author of Beyond Reform". In the second hour The Tide Is Turning: Celebrating San Francisco Bay with David Lewis, Executive Director of Save The Bay and David Loeb, publisher of Bay Nature.

Sunday Show March 5, 2017 In the first hour Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt".
In the second hour for the American Dream: Noam Chomsky".

Sunday Show February 26, 2017 In the first hour Ruth Conniff, editor-in-chief of The Progressive, will discuss the progressive agenda in the age of Trump. In the the second hour Richard Wolff, Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Massachusetts, and currently a visiting professor at the New School University in New York, spoke in Berkeley last week: An Evening of Lucid Economics and Caustic Wit.

Sunday Show February 19, 2017 In the first hour "Trump-Gate: When Will It End?" with John Nichols, Washington correspondent for The Nation. In the second hour "Trump, the Middle East Deal Maker" with Juan Cole, Professor of History at the University of Michigan.
his blog: Comment" (juancole.com).

Sunday Show February 5, 2017 In the first hour Passing in the Night: Walter Murch in the Land of Astrophysicists" by Lawrence Weschler, former staff writer for the New Yorker. In the second hour People Power at the Barricades with Norman Solomon co-founder, RootsAction.org and author of, "War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death".

On the Legality of Trump's Immigrant Ban In the first hour, The Truth Shall Set You Free, with Karen J. Greenberg author of Justice: The Making of the Security State" and Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law. In the second hour, America First Around the World, with Chris Toensing, editor of Middle East Report.

SFO Protest Against Muslim ban -Photo by Brian Edwards-Tiekert

Sunday Show January 22, 2017 In the first hour Trump on the March at Interior, EPA and Labor with Judy Conti, Federal Advocacy Coordinator, at the National Employment Law Project, and Mary Anne Hitt, Director of the Beyond Coal Campaign, at the Sierra Club. In the second hour Hail to the Chief with Ruth Conniff, editor-in-chief of The Progressive.

Sunday Show January 15, 2017 In the first hour, The End of Healthcare As We Know It with Ron Pollack, Founding Executive Director of Families USA, the national organization for health care consumers. In the second hour, Jeff Sessions at Justice with Chip Gibbons, Policy and Legislative Counsel for the Bill of Rights Defense Committee and Britney Wilson, Attorney and Bertha Justice Institute Fellow at the Center for Constitutional Rights.

Sunday Show January 8, 2017 In the first hour "Robbing the Bank" with William Black, Assoc. Professor of Economics and Law at Univ. of Missouri Kansas City, former E.D. of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, author of Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One: How Corporate Executives and Politicians Looted the S&L Industry", will discuss Trump's cabinet nominees.
In the second hour "The Russians Are Coming" with Anthony D'Agostino, Prof. of History, San Francisco State Univ., and author of Rise of Global Powers: International Politics in the Era of World Wars", and Russian Revolution: 1917 1945″.

Sunday Show January 1, 2017 On New Year's morning a round up of the year that was and predictions about the year to come with:
Marion Nestle, author of Politics: Taking on Big Soda and Winning"
Ishmael Reed, author of, Complete Muhammad Ali"
Krissy Keefer, art director of the Dance Brigade, celebrating its 40 years of art activism
Kevin Gray,co-editor, Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence"
Karen J. Greenberg, author of Justice: The Making of the Security State"
Phyllis Bennis, author of ISIS and the Global War on Terror, A Primer"
Dean Baker, author of How Globalization
and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer"
Lawrence Rosenthal, Executive Director of the Center for Right Wing Studies, UC Berkeley

Sunday Show with Jose Ruiz [1] Christmas Music by bdesham

Christmas music with Jose Ruiz, sitting in for Philip Maldari.

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Sunday Show December 11, 2016 In the first hour of the Unjust: Behind the US Saudi Alliance" with Medea Benjamin, co founder of Global Exchange and co founder of Code Pink. In the second hour the Impossible! A Radical Manifesto" by Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn.

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