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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.Pitch us at upfront@kpfa.org.

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UpFront – November 26, 2020

UpFrontdelivers a mix of local, state, and international coverage through challenging interviews, civil debates, breaking updates, and in-depth discussions with authors.

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UpFront – November 26, 2020

International Day to End Violence against Women: Lisa Montgomery sentenced to death as advocates rally for mental healthcare; Plus: the movement for debt abolition; and Ethiopia’s Tigrey conflict explained

[caption id="attachment_348123" align="aligncenter" width="302"] A portrait of Lisa Montgomery drawn by Azul Quetzalli (Image: savelisa.com [1])[/caption] 0:08 - In honor of the International Day to End Violence against Women today, November 26, we take a look at the case of Lisa Montgomery, who is sentenced to death - the first woman in the US in 67 years - despite severe mental illness from a history of traumatic abuse. Advocates are calling for her forgiveness and mental healthcare instead of the death sentence, you can read more at savelisa.com [1] Victoria Law (@LVikkiml) [3] is a writer, editor and prison abolitionist based in New York City. She’s written several books, including Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women. [4] 0:23 - Huge COVID outbreak at Golden Gate Fields racetrack in Albany raises questions about workers' protection and safety. Emilie Raguso (@emraguso [5]) is a reporter and senior editor with Berkeleyside. 0:34 - Ethiopia's Tigrey conflict and humanitarian crisis explained Horace Campbell is Professor of African American Studies and Political Science at Syracuse University 0:46 - Dr Mohammad Nurhussein is a doctor, author and PanAfrican activist from Ethiopia. 1:08 - The movement for debt collective action and abolition Thomas Gokey is a co-founder of the Debt Collective and co-author of the debt collective's new book, Can't Pay Won't Pay: The Case for Economic Disobedience and Debt Abolition [6]. 1:34 - Thanksgiving meals and support - GLIDE Jean Cooper is the Chief Strategy and Impact Officer with GLIDE. 1:45 - Food bank programs and meal distribution Katy McKnight is Director of Community Engagement at the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. [1] https://www.deathpenaltyworldwide.org/project/savelisa/ [2] https://www.deathpenaltyworldwide.org/project/savelisa/ [3] https://twitter.com/LVikkiml [4] https://www.pmpress.org/index.php?l=product_detail&p=514 [5] https://twitter.com/emraguso [6] https://www.haymarketbooks.org/books/1520-can-t-pay-won-t-pay

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International Day to End Violence against Women: Lisa Montgomery sentenced to death as advocates rally for mental healthcare; Plus: the movement for debt abolition; and Ethiopia’s Tigrey conflict explained

Guatemala in political and climate crisis; Plus: Biden’s transition team picks with ties to fossil fuels, toxics alarms many, and vegan holiday ideas with chef Bryant Terry

[caption id="attachment_348080" align="aligncenter" width="345"] Protesters outside Guatemala's Congress with a sign that reads "Mafia politicians have bled their own country" (Photo: Sandra Cuffe, Twitter: @Sandra_Cuffe [1])[/caption] 0:08 - Biden transition team + climate justice Dharna Noor (@dharnanoor) [2] is a staff writer with Earther, an environmental news site, also part of Gizmodo.com. Her latest report is "The Congressman Biden tapped to liaise with climate activists has received $340,000 from fossil fuels." [3] 0:18 - Biden's EPA transition member Andrew McCabe has deep ties to DuPont Chemical and defending toxic forever chemicals. Sharon Lerner (@fastlerner) [4] is an investigative reporter for the Intercept, covering health and the environment. Her latest piece is "Biden EPA transition team member helped DuPont dodge responsibility for the PFOA." [5] 0:34 - From the archives: Veganism, holiday cooking, flavors and creativity Bryant Terry (@bryantterry [6]) is a James B...

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Guatemala in political and climate crisis; Plus: Biden’s transition team picks with ties to fossil fuels, toxics alarms many, and vegan holiday ideas with chef Bryant Terry

“In 2 weeks, we don’t have a hospital bed for you” Fresno nurse warns against Thanksgiving gatherings, shares experience on frontlines; Plus: What Biden can do now for reproductive health

[caption id="attachment_348044" align="aligncenter" width="370"] A healthcare worker checks ventilator for a patient with COVID-19 (Photo: Wikimedia [1])[/caption] 0:08 - Trump's 32nd lawsuit challenging the election has failed, what's next? Ruth Conniff (@rconniff) is editor in chief of the Wisconsin Examiner, a nonprofit newsroom. 0:34 - COVID science update + listener calls John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UCBerkeley’s School of Public Health. 1:08 - Supreme Court to consider the strictest abortion ban from Mississippi, amid growing Republican attacks on access to abortion and reproductive healthcare; and what the Biden Administration can do now for reproductive rights. Imani Gandy (@AngryBlackLady) [2]is Senior Editor of Law and Policy at Rewire.News. She also co-hosts the podcast Boom! Lawyered. 1:34 - On the frontlines in Fresno, nurses and hospital staff are overwhelmed and under-supported fighting this new surge of COVID-19. Amy Arlun...

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“In 2 weeks, we don’t have a hospital bed for you” Fresno nurse warns against Thanksgiving gatherings, shares experience on frontlines; Plus: What Biden can do now for reproductive health

As California announces curfew and many cancel holiday plans, epidemiologist Dr. Chris Beyrer takes Covid questions; plus, can in-person live art safely thrive during Covid?

[caption id="attachment_347827" align="aligncenter" width="431"] California Health and Human Services head Dr. Mark Ghaly gives a press conference on November 19, 2020 announcing a new statewide curfew that will take effect Saturday, November 21.[/caption] On this show: 0:08 - We take your questions about COVID transmission and safety choices during the holidays with Chris Beyrer, MD, MPH, Desmond M. Tutu Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 0:34 - What could in-person live art could safely look like in the city during a time of Covid? We talk with two people deeply involved in live events and art in the Bay Area: Nkechi Emeruwa-Neuberg is an actor, performance artist, singer, songwriter and painter. Emeruwa-Neuberg is involved in a lawsuit over the San Francisco International Arts Festival being denied a permit by the SF Department of Public Health. Mizan Alkebulan is an art activist and Co- Director of Spearitwurx [1], an Oakland-...

199 min1 w ago
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As California announces curfew and many cancel holiday plans, epidemiologist Dr. Chris Beyrer takes Covid questions; plus, can in-person live art safely thrive during Covid?

Coronavirus sweeping CA prisons: San Quentin stalls on releases, hunger strike in Corcoran, pressure on state mental health hospitals; Plus: One man’s story of being stabbed at the Million MAGA March last weekend

0:08 - Is there any relief coming? Plus: how does Trump exit. Mitch Jeserich hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA. 0:33 - Trump supporters at the Million Maga March incite violence Todd (not his real name) was assaulted and stabbed by Proud Boys at the Million Maga March in Washington DC last weekend, while marching with Black Lives Matter. 0:47 - New deal brokered to remove Klamath Dams Thad Greenson (@ThadeusGreenson [1]) is the news editor of the North Coast Journal.His latest report is "New deal brokered to remove Klamath Dams." [2] 1:08 - So far, San Quentin releases aren’t happening - why not? Charles Carbone is a prisoner rights attorney who represents 20 petitioners in San Quentin prison litigating for release and safety from the COVID outbreak. 1:20 - Other problems inside CDCR: guards not wearing masks Phil Ting (@PhilTing [3]) isState Assemblymember for the 19th District, and Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee. 1:33 - Massive COVID outbreak at Corcora...

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Coronavirus sweeping CA prisons: San Quentin stalls on releases, hunger strike in Corcoran, pressure on state mental health hospitals; Plus: One man’s story of being stabbed at the Million MAGA March last weekend

Promising research shows there may be enduring immunity for COVID; Plus: Labor, the election and the Biden term to come with Jane McAlevey

[caption id="attachment_347728" align="aligncenter" width="370"] Jane McAlevey, right, studying a ballot as part of the 2000 vote recount in Florida. (Photo courtesy of Jane McAlevey)[/caption] 0:08 - COVID and immunity: what we know so far, new research and questions remaining Julia Schaletzky is Executive Director of the UC Berkeley Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases, and of the Immunotherapy and Vaccine Research Institute (IVRI). 0:34 - What the Biden can do now: Labor Jane McAlevey (@rsgexp [1]) is a veteran organizer, now a senior policy fellow at UC Berkeley’s Labor Center. Her most recent book is A Collective Bargainand her recent piece in the Nation Magazine isWorking People Dragged Joe Biden Over the Finish Line [2] 1:08 - Right wing media that is the glue of Trump's base: Fox Media Erik Wemple (@ErikWemple) [3] is a media critic with the Washington Post. 1:20 - On Biden assuming the Presidency: addressing politics of grievance among Trump supporters, white suprema...

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Promising research shows there may be enduring immunity for COVID; Plus: Labor, the election and the Biden term to come with Jane McAlevey

Second vaccine shows promising results, according to company data; Plus: Congressman Ro Khanna on the state of the election, COVID relief and more

0:08 – Mondays with Mitch Mitch Jeserich hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA. We discuss the Trumpstill refusing to concede, Republicans retooling for a future without Trump, the continued campaign for the Senate and more. 0:34 – COVID updates and listener calls. John Swartzbergis clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UCBerkeley’s School of Public Health. 1:08 - California Congressman Ro Khanna on the historic election, COVID crisis and lack of relief, and more. Representative Ro Khanna (@RepRoKhanna [1]) serves California's 17th congressional district, which encompasses cities in Santa Clara and Alameda Counties. 1:34 - Californians voted down Prop 15: what happened and what's next Lenny Goldberg former executive director of the California Tax Reform Association, and was a campaign consultant for Yes on Prop 15. 1:45 - SF Supervisors are slated to vote on new police contract tomorrow night, Nov 17, but advocates are outraged at the secretive proc...

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Second vaccine shows promising results, according to company data; Plus: Congressman Ro Khanna on the state of the election, COVID relief and more

Lessons from the ground in Georgia, as mobilization continues to decide the US Senate; Plus: Behind the myths and superstitions of Friday the 13th

0:08 - On January 5th, 2021 two Senate Runoffs in Georgia will largely determine what a Biden presidency could look like if it can tip the scales in favor of the democratic party. Democrat hopes and dreams are now resting on Georgia’s shoulders. We speak with Mondale Robinson (@mondalerobinson [1])Founding Principal of Black Male Voter Project [2] and National Political Director for Democracy For America. 0:34 - Today is Friday the 13th, considered to be an unlucky day by many. And according to the Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute millions of dollars are lost on this day due to people's fears of doing business as usual. Today we re-air an interview aired on Sept. 13, 2019 with Aja Romano (@ajaromano [3]), culture writer with Vox, and author of the most recent article: “Friday the 13 [4]th isn’t unlucky. It’s a meme disguised as superstition.” [1] https://twitter.com/mondalerobinson [2] https://blackmalevoterproject.org/ [3] https://twitter.com/ajaromano [4] https:/...

199 min2 w ago
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Lessons from the ground in Georgia, as mobilization continues to decide the US Senate; Plus: Behind the myths and superstitions of Friday the 13th

What the Biden Administration can do on foreign policy, the economy and education; Plus: A new Stanford study on where people get infected by COVID-19: cafes, gyms and restaurants

0:08 - What the Biden Administration can do now: Foreign Policy Conn Hallinan is a military analyst and columnist for Foreign Policy in Focus. 0:34 - New Stanford study on where people get infected David Grusky is the Edward Ames Edmonds Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center on Poverty and Inequality at Stanford University. And co-author on a new study of cell phone location data and COVID rates [1]. 0:45 - What the Biden Administration can do now: the Economy Dean Baker is a senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research. 1:08 - KPFA News: The California Commission on Judicial Appointments confirmed the state's first gay, black California Supreme Court justice this week. 66 year old Martin Jenkins, Democrat and a San Francisco native was confirmed as an Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court. KPFA's Chris Lee reports. 1:11 - KPFA News: Vote counting for the Presidential election continues, with Georgia announcing it will hold a re-count of th...

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What the Biden Administration can do on foreign policy, the economy and education; Plus: A new Stanford study on where people get infected by COVID-19: cafes, gyms and restaurants

Latest Episodes

UpFront – November 26, 2020

UpFrontdelivers a mix of local, state, and international coverage through challenging interviews, civil debates, breaking updates, and in-depth discussions with authors.

199 min1 d ago
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UpFront – November 26, 2020

International Day to End Violence against Women: Lisa Montgomery sentenced to death as advocates rally for mental healthcare; Plus: the movement for debt abolition; and Ethiopia’s Tigrey conflict explained

[caption id="attachment_348123" align="aligncenter" width="302"] A portrait of Lisa Montgomery drawn by Azul Quetzalli (Image: savelisa.com [1])[/caption] 0:08 - In honor of the International Day to End Violence against Women today, November 26, we take a look at the case of Lisa Montgomery, who is sentenced to death - the first woman in the US in 67 years - despite severe mental illness from a history of traumatic abuse. Advocates are calling for her forgiveness and mental healthcare instead of the death sentence, you can read more at savelisa.com [1] Victoria Law (@LVikkiml) [3] is a writer, editor and prison abolitionist based in New York City. She’s written several books, including Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women. [4] 0:23 - Huge COVID outbreak at Golden Gate Fields racetrack in Albany raises questions about workers' protection and safety. Emilie Raguso (@emraguso [5]) is a reporter and senior editor with Berkeleyside. 0:34 - Ethiopia's Tigrey conflict and humanitarian crisis explained Horace Campbell is Professor of African American Studies and Political Science at Syracuse University 0:46 - Dr Mohammad Nurhussein is a doctor, author and PanAfrican activist from Ethiopia. 1:08 - The movement for debt collective action and abolition Thomas Gokey is a co-founder of the Debt Collective and co-author of the debt collective's new book, Can't Pay Won't Pay: The Case for Economic Disobedience and Debt Abolition [6]. 1:34 - Thanksgiving meals and support - GLIDE Jean Cooper is the Chief Strategy and Impact Officer with GLIDE. 1:45 - Food bank programs and meal distribution Katy McKnight is Director of Community Engagement at the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. [1] https://www.deathpenaltyworldwide.org/project/savelisa/ [2] https://www.deathpenaltyworldwide.org/project/savelisa/ [3] https://twitter.com/LVikkiml [4] https://www.pmpress.org/index.php?l=product_detail&p=514 [5] https://twitter.com/emraguso [6] https://www.haymarketbooks.org/books/1520-can-t-pay-won-t-pay

102 min2 d ago
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International Day to End Violence against Women: Lisa Montgomery sentenced to death as advocates rally for mental healthcare; Plus: the movement for debt abolition; and Ethiopia’s Tigrey conflict explained

Guatemala in political and climate crisis; Plus: Biden’s transition team picks with ties to fossil fuels, toxics alarms many, and vegan holiday ideas with chef Bryant Terry

[caption id="attachment_348080" align="aligncenter" width="345"] Protesters outside Guatemala's Congress with a sign that reads "Mafia politicians have bled their own country" (Photo: Sandra Cuffe, Twitter: @Sandra_Cuffe [1])[/caption] 0:08 - Biden transition team + climate justice Dharna Noor (@dharnanoor) [2] is a staff writer with Earther, an environmental news site, also part of Gizmodo.com. Her latest report is "The Congressman Biden tapped to liaise with climate activists has received $340,000 from fossil fuels." [3] 0:18 - Biden's EPA transition member Andrew McCabe has deep ties to DuPont Chemical and defending toxic forever chemicals. Sharon Lerner (@fastlerner) [4] is an investigative reporter for the Intercept, covering health and the environment. Her latest piece is "Biden EPA transition team member helped DuPont dodge responsibility for the PFOA." [5] 0:34 - From the archives: Veganism, holiday cooking, flavors and creativity Bryant Terry (@bryantterry [6]) is a James B...

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Guatemala in political and climate crisis; Plus: Biden’s transition team picks with ties to fossil fuels, toxics alarms many, and vegan holiday ideas with chef Bryant Terry

“In 2 weeks, we don’t have a hospital bed for you” Fresno nurse warns against Thanksgiving gatherings, shares experience on frontlines; Plus: What Biden can do now for reproductive health

[caption id="attachment_348044" align="aligncenter" width="370"] A healthcare worker checks ventilator for a patient with COVID-19 (Photo: Wikimedia [1])[/caption] 0:08 - Trump's 32nd lawsuit challenging the election has failed, what's next? Ruth Conniff (@rconniff) is editor in chief of the Wisconsin Examiner, a nonprofit newsroom. 0:34 - COVID science update + listener calls John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UCBerkeley’s School of Public Health. 1:08 - Supreme Court to consider the strictest abortion ban from Mississippi, amid growing Republican attacks on access to abortion and reproductive healthcare; and what the Biden Administration can do now for reproductive rights. Imani Gandy (@AngryBlackLady) [2]is Senior Editor of Law and Policy at Rewire.News. She also co-hosts the podcast Boom! Lawyered. 1:34 - On the frontlines in Fresno, nurses and hospital staff are overwhelmed and under-supported fighting this new surge of COVID-19. Amy Arlun...

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“In 2 weeks, we don’t have a hospital bed for you” Fresno nurse warns against Thanksgiving gatherings, shares experience on frontlines; Plus: What Biden can do now for reproductive health

As California announces curfew and many cancel holiday plans, epidemiologist Dr. Chris Beyrer takes Covid questions; plus, can in-person live art safely thrive during Covid?

[caption id="attachment_347827" align="aligncenter" width="431"] California Health and Human Services head Dr. Mark Ghaly gives a press conference on November 19, 2020 announcing a new statewide curfew that will take effect Saturday, November 21.[/caption] On this show: 0:08 - We take your questions about COVID transmission and safety choices during the holidays with Chris Beyrer, MD, MPH, Desmond M. Tutu Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 0:34 - What could in-person live art could safely look like in the city during a time of Covid? We talk with two people deeply involved in live events and art in the Bay Area: Nkechi Emeruwa-Neuberg is an actor, performance artist, singer, songwriter and painter. Emeruwa-Neuberg is involved in a lawsuit over the San Francisco International Arts Festival being denied a permit by the SF Department of Public Health. Mizan Alkebulan is an art activist and Co- Director of Spearitwurx [1], an Oakland-...

199 min1 w ago
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As California announces curfew and many cancel holiday plans, epidemiologist Dr. Chris Beyrer takes Covid questions; plus, can in-person live art safely thrive during Covid?

Coronavirus sweeping CA prisons: San Quentin stalls on releases, hunger strike in Corcoran, pressure on state mental health hospitals; Plus: One man’s story of being stabbed at the Million MAGA March last weekend

0:08 - Is there any relief coming? Plus: how does Trump exit. Mitch Jeserich hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA. 0:33 - Trump supporters at the Million Maga March incite violence Todd (not his real name) was assaulted and stabbed by Proud Boys at the Million Maga March in Washington DC last weekend, while marching with Black Lives Matter. 0:47 - New deal brokered to remove Klamath Dams Thad Greenson (@ThadeusGreenson [1]) is the news editor of the North Coast Journal.His latest report is "New deal brokered to remove Klamath Dams." [2] 1:08 - So far, San Quentin releases aren’t happening - why not? Charles Carbone is a prisoner rights attorney who represents 20 petitioners in San Quentin prison litigating for release and safety from the COVID outbreak. 1:20 - Other problems inside CDCR: guards not wearing masks Phil Ting (@PhilTing [3]) isState Assemblymember for the 19th District, and Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee. 1:33 - Massive COVID outbreak at Corcora...

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Coronavirus sweeping CA prisons: San Quentin stalls on releases, hunger strike in Corcoran, pressure on state mental health hospitals; Plus: One man’s story of being stabbed at the Million MAGA March last weekend

Promising research shows there may be enduring immunity for COVID; Plus: Labor, the election and the Biden term to come with Jane McAlevey

[caption id="attachment_347728" align="aligncenter" width="370"] Jane McAlevey, right, studying a ballot as part of the 2000 vote recount in Florida. (Photo courtesy of Jane McAlevey)[/caption] 0:08 - COVID and immunity: what we know so far, new research and questions remaining Julia Schaletzky is Executive Director of the UC Berkeley Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases, and of the Immunotherapy and Vaccine Research Institute (IVRI). 0:34 - What the Biden can do now: Labor Jane McAlevey (@rsgexp [1]) is a veteran organizer, now a senior policy fellow at UC Berkeley’s Labor Center. Her most recent book is A Collective Bargainand her recent piece in the Nation Magazine isWorking People Dragged Joe Biden Over the Finish Line [2] 1:08 - Right wing media that is the glue of Trump's base: Fox Media Erik Wemple (@ErikWemple) [3] is a media critic with the Washington Post. 1:20 - On Biden assuming the Presidency: addressing politics of grievance among Trump supporters, white suprema...

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Promising research shows there may be enduring immunity for COVID; Plus: Labor, the election and the Biden term to come with Jane McAlevey

Second vaccine shows promising results, according to company data; Plus: Congressman Ro Khanna on the state of the election, COVID relief and more

0:08 – Mondays with Mitch Mitch Jeserich hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA. We discuss the Trumpstill refusing to concede, Republicans retooling for a future without Trump, the continued campaign for the Senate and more. 0:34 – COVID updates and listener calls. John Swartzbergis clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UCBerkeley’s School of Public Health. 1:08 - California Congressman Ro Khanna on the historic election, COVID crisis and lack of relief, and more. Representative Ro Khanna (@RepRoKhanna [1]) serves California's 17th congressional district, which encompasses cities in Santa Clara and Alameda Counties. 1:34 - Californians voted down Prop 15: what happened and what's next Lenny Goldberg former executive director of the California Tax Reform Association, and was a campaign consultant for Yes on Prop 15. 1:45 - SF Supervisors are slated to vote on new police contract tomorrow night, Nov 17, but advocates are outraged at the secretive proc...

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Second vaccine shows promising results, according to company data; Plus: Congressman Ro Khanna on the state of the election, COVID relief and more

Lessons from the ground in Georgia, as mobilization continues to decide the US Senate; Plus: Behind the myths and superstitions of Friday the 13th

0:08 - On January 5th, 2021 two Senate Runoffs in Georgia will largely determine what a Biden presidency could look like if it can tip the scales in favor of the democratic party. Democrat hopes and dreams are now resting on Georgia’s shoulders. We speak with Mondale Robinson (@mondalerobinson [1])Founding Principal of Black Male Voter Project [2] and National Political Director for Democracy For America. 0:34 - Today is Friday the 13th, considered to be an unlucky day by many. And according to the Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute millions of dollars are lost on this day due to people's fears of doing business as usual. Today we re-air an interview aired on Sept. 13, 2019 with Aja Romano (@ajaromano [3]), culture writer with Vox, and author of the most recent article: “Friday the 13 [4]th isn’t unlucky. It’s a meme disguised as superstition.” [1] https://twitter.com/mondalerobinson [2] https://blackmalevoterproject.org/ [3] https://twitter.com/ajaromano [4] https:/...

199 min2 w ago
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Lessons from the ground in Georgia, as mobilization continues to decide the US Senate; Plus: Behind the myths and superstitions of Friday the 13th

What the Biden Administration can do on foreign policy, the economy and education; Plus: A new Stanford study on where people get infected by COVID-19: cafes, gyms and restaurants

0:08 - What the Biden Administration can do now: Foreign Policy Conn Hallinan is a military analyst and columnist for Foreign Policy in Focus. 0:34 - New Stanford study on where people get infected David Grusky is the Edward Ames Edmonds Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center on Poverty and Inequality at Stanford University. And co-author on a new study of cell phone location data and COVID rates [1]. 0:45 - What the Biden Administration can do now: the Economy Dean Baker is a senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research. 1:08 - KPFA News: The California Commission on Judicial Appointments confirmed the state's first gay, black California Supreme Court justice this week. 66 year old Martin Jenkins, Democrat and a San Francisco native was confirmed as an Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court. KPFA's Chris Lee reports. 1:11 - KPFA News: Vote counting for the Presidential election continues, with Georgia announcing it will hold a re-count of th...

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What the Biden Administration can do on foreign policy, the economy and education; Plus: A new Stanford study on where people get infected by COVID-19: cafes, gyms and restaurants
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