KPFA: Sunday Show [Program Feed]


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  • Sunday Show – December 9, 2018
    In the first hour “When Bananas Ruled” “This documentary tells the story of how a few American entrepreneurs—20th-century conquistadors—turned much of Central America into a banana plantation.   In the second hour “The Long Shadow”    Filmmaker Frances Causey investigates the roots of racism and the shameful legacy of slavery.
  • Sunday Show – December 2, 2018
    Hosted by Philip Maldari, topics range from current political events, author interviews (usually non-fiction), world history, and science, to gardening.
  • Sunday Show – November 25, 2018
    In the first hour  “Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back” by United States Congresswoman, Jackie Speier.  In the second hour “Dancing with the Lame Duck” 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.
  • Sunday Show – November 18, 2018
    In the first hour “Revenge of the Soccer Moms” with Lawrence Rosenthal, Director and lead researcher of the Center for Right Wing Studies,UC Berkeley, co-editor of “The New Nationalism and the First World War”, and “Steep: The Precipitous Rise of the Tea Party”.  In the second hour “Pictures of a Gone City: Tech and the Dark Side of Prosperity in the San Francisco Bay Area” by Richard Walker, Prof. Emeritus in Geography UC Berkeley.
  • Sunday Show – November 11, 2018
    In the first hour ” Mueller  Hanging by a Thread (come back Jeff Sessions, where ever you are) with Karen J. Greenberg author of “Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State”, Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law.  In the second hour  “Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat” with author Marion Nestle  also author of “Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda and Winning”      foodpolitics.com [1] Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health at New York University. [1] http://foodpolitics.com/
  • Sunday Show – November 4, 2018
    Hosted by Philip Maldari, topics range from current political events, author interviews (usually non-fiction), world history, and science, to gardening.
  • Sunday Show – October 28, 2018
    In the first hour “Campaign on My Mind” with Bill Fletcher Jr. author of “The Man Who Fell from the Sky”, 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 Senior Scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies.  In the second hour “Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggar Man, Thief”  with  Dean Baker ,  Senior Economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
  • Sunday Show – October 21, 2018
    In the first hour  “Is It Fascism Yet?”   with Chip Berlet, Independent Investigative Journalist.  In the second hour “Iran Agenda” with Reese Erlich, Foreign Correspondent.
  • Sunday Show – October 14, 2018
    Guest host, Christina Aanestad, discusses Prison University during the 1st hour and US Saudi relations in the second. The 1st ever Prison University Conference took place at San Quentin on October 6, 2018. Three guests discuss the conference, education and mass incarceration. Amy Jamgochian is the Academic Program Director at the Prison University Project; Nelson Thedo “Noble” Butler is a former prison inmate—he was incarcerated for 30 years and earned a degree while at San Quentin through the Prison University Project; Gabby Falzone was a presenter at Prison University Project’s 1st conference. She’s a Doctoral Candidate in Social & Cultural Studies at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education. Her focus is on mass incarceration, bio criminality and the trauma to prison pipeline. www.prisonuniversityproject.org. The recent disappearance of Saudi journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi has turned a spotlight on U.S. Saudi relations. Saudi Arabia has spent nearly $30 million dollars in the last year on lobbying firms to influence U.S. foreign policy and sway public perception of the despotic government and it’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman. It also brokered 8 business deals with Donald Trump since announcing his bid for U.S. presidency, according to guest, Dr. Ben Freeman, the Director and founder of the Foreign Influence Transparency Initiative at the Center for International Policy. He works to expose how foreign governments are influencing U.S. public policy and elections. This work builds upon his book, “The Foreign Policy Auction,” which was the first book to systematically analyze the foreign influence industry in the U.S. He’s written extensively about the Trump Administration and it’s ties to Saudi Arabia.
  • Sunday Show – October 7, 2018
    Guest host, Christina Aanestad, discusses the Supreme Court confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh and the social psychology behind sexual violence. In the first hour, guest Deborah Rhode, a Stanford Law Professor and author, discusses the contentious and controversial confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, despite the sexual assault allegations levied against him. She’s the author of several books including “Women and Leadership” and “The Beauty Bias.” In the second hour, Nicole Bedera, a researcher at the University of Michigan and expert in sexual violence and masculinity discusses consent, sexual assault and it’s prevalence in high school and college.
  • Sunday Show – September 30, 2018
    Hosted by Philip Maldari, topics range from current political events, author interviews (usually non-fiction), world history, and science, to gardening.
  • Sunday Show – September 23, 2018
    Christina Aanestad fills in for Philip Maldari. During the first hour guest Matthew Lyons, discusses his new book “Insurgent Supremacists: The U.S. Far Rights Challenge to State and Empire.” During the second hour, author Warren Farrell discusses his new book “The Boy Crisis: Why Our Boys Are Struggling and What We Can Do About It.”
  • Sunday Show – September 16, 2018
    In the first hour “Adults in the Room” with  Karen  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 “Next Year in Jerusalem” Joel Beinin, Professor of Middle East History, Stanford University.
  • Sunday Show – September 9, 2018
    Hosted by Philip Maldari, topics range from current political events, author interviews (usually non-fiction), world history, and science, to gardening.
  • Sunday Show – September 2, 2018
    Hosted by Philip Maldari, topics range from current political events, author interviews (usually non-fiction), world history, and science, to gardening.

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