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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.
 
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).
 
A weekly public affairs show that 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.
 
During the pandemic, a new podcast will go live every Sunday. A podcast featuring extended interviews and discussions from the Bookwaves and Arts-Waves programs on KPFA, and extended archive interviews from the Probabilities series over the past forty years. Literature, theater, film, the visual arts: in-depth interviews from a progressive and artistic viewpoint, with long-time KPFA/Pacifica host Richard Wolinsky.
 
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 @theherbalhighway. Hosted and produced by Karyn Sanders and Sarah Holmes. Additionally hosted by Emil ...
 
This is a collaborative program where skilled hosts welcome guests and callers to practice empathy, awareness, and authentic and effective communication. Our intention is to provide skills, knowledge, and resources that empower listeners to effectively connect across differences so that we can all work together to create a world that works for life. Hosted by Nancy Kahn, Timothy Regan, and Marlena Willis.
 
Themed mixes are made live and spontaneously on the air from a variety of formats and equipment. There is a plan and there is no plan. The mix consists of found sound of many kinds and from many sources, old and new, put together on the run as the continuous audio collage continues. OTE sometimes employs “Receptacle Programming,” which means you.
 
Human stories, historical context and dissenting voices you won’t hear elsewhere. Covering movements fighting for important social justice issues of our time. Producers Monica Lopez, Anita Johnston, and Salima Hamirani, join with our community storytelling fellows and freelancers from around the world bring you nuanced, sound-rich radio. Let’s look behind the headlines to hear intersectional analysis, and stories of hope-filled grassroots community building from our people of color, queer, w ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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
 
The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, exploring the complex web of class, gender, ethnic, religious and regional differences which separate and distinguish the ways of life and political and ideological perspectives of people in that part of the world. Co-hosted by Malihe and Mira.
 
An hour long radio program on science, technology, politics, and the environment. Topics covered include black holes, time travel, higher dimensions, string theory, wormholes, search for extra-terrestial life, dark matter and dark energy, the future of space travel, genetic engineering, the aging process, the future of medicine, the human body shop, artificial intelligence, the future of computers and robots, as well as topics from science fiction. Hosted by Michio Kaku.
 
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.
 
If you’re slogging through a California ballot packet the size of a phonebook, we’re here to help! We’ll be posting pro-con debates on high-stakes ballot propositions, interviews with candidates for offices that will shape the politics of the state, and special reports on everything from how the pandemic’s changing voting, to where big money’s flowing into small offices. Subscribe with Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, TuneIn, or by pasting this linkinto any podcast player.
 
Want to know what’s really happening in labor? WorkWeek Radio provides news and in depth coverage of unions and working people in the bay area, California, nationally and internationally. WorkWeek gives an opportunity for rank and file workers and union officials to provide their viewpoints and perspectives about the sharpening class struggle in the US and around the world. It show also includes a weekly calendar of labor events in Northern California from strikes and rallies to educational ...
 
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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Today on the Show: Palestine defending their land from expanding Israeli ethnic cleansing and risking jail, torture and explosions in the process: Also Can Space Tourism Co-Exist With all of Space Being Turned Into A War Zone?" Professor Karl Grossman warns us against the next generation of nukes in space including the potential for devastating spa…
 
We speak with the Alphabet Rockers [1] about their latest projects. Tommy Soulati Shepherd (he/him/they) is an internationally renowned actor, playwright, composer, educator, rapper, drummer, beatboxer and music producer. Tommy (aka Emcee Soulati) is a longtime member of the performance group Campo Santo who continue to tell stories of the people a…
 
Riva Lehrer is an artist, writer and curator who focuses on the socially challenged body. She is best known for representations of people whose physical embodiment, sexuality, or gender identity have long been stigmatized. Part of a vibrant Chicago disability activist community, her portraits include Carrie Sandahl, Alice Wong, Lennard Davis, Nadin…
 
Gas appliances (like stoves and heaters) produce over 50 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions in California annually. In this episode, Berkeley Vice Mayor Kate Harrison and Matt Gough join Terra Verde host Fiona McLeod to discuss California's progress towards building electrification. Berkeley was the first city in the US to pass legislation to…
 
Today, I'll speak with Aman Azhar [1] on North Carolina’s new farm bill speeding the way for Smithfield’s massive Biogas plan for hog farms READ more at insideclimatenews.org [2] Photo: A damaged hog farm stands in this aerial photograph taken above Cypress Creek, North Carolina, U.S. by Alex Wroblewski [1] http://amanazhar.com[2] https://insidecli…
 
[caption id="attachment_374712" align="alignnone" width="603"] Community Ready Corps member handing out fresh produce and PPE. | Image still sourced from video produced by the Black Solidarity Network, 2021.[/caption] On today's show: Pamela E. Glazner, a lawyer with the Emanuel Law Group [1] joins us to discuss a new California law that outlaws "s…
 
Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Russia says U.S. response to its security demands leave little optimism for negotiations. Progressive U.S. lawmakers urge diplomacy with Russia over Ukraine. President Joe Biden pledges to nominate first black woman to Supreme Court, …
 
Today on the show: Flashpoints Special Correspondent on Haiti, Franz Jerome will join us for a political update on Haiti: And WE continue our drum-beat reporting of the brutal treatment of thousands of immigrants, who are being forced into violent mass deportations by the Biden Administration.By Flashpoints
 
The COVID 19 pandemic has transformed all of our lives in some way. But some are feeling the impacts more than others. Take healthcare workers, for example: As the United States surpasses 38 million COVID-19 cases and 637,000 deaths as of August 28th, 2021, many healthcare workers continue to be overloaded by caring for COVID-19 patients. Globally,…
 
[caption id="attachment_374651" align="alignright" width="255"] Baratunde (Credit: Mathieu Young)[/caption] Dark o Moon, when we gather to determine the course of culture, Caroline welcomes, Baratunde Thurston (dedicated to humor, wisdom, and compassion in service to complex conversations.) "Baratunde is an Emmy-nominated host who has worked for Th…
 
Bookwaves/Artwaves is produced and hosted by Richard Wolinsky. Links to assorted local theater & book venues [1] Bookwaves Andrew Vachss (1942-December 27, 2021), author of several noir novels that focus on child abuse and child sexual abuse, in conversation for Probabilities with hosts Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff, recorded June 27, 1991…
 
Peter Goodman, author of Davos Man: How the Billionaires Devoured the World [1], discusses the plutocrats and their pretensions. And Vijay Prashad, director of The Tricontinental [2], outlines a plan to save the world [3], essentially from Davos Man.[1] https://www.harpercollins.com/products/davos-man-peter-s-goodman?variant=39325320282146[2] https…
 
Part I. The Russia-Ukraine Crisis and the West Guest: Mel Goodman [1] is a national security and intelligence expert. He is a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy in Washington, DC, and an adjunct professor of international relations at Johns Hopkins University. Part II. The Politics of Justice Breyer's Retirement Guest: Ruth Connif…
 
[caption id="attachment_374661" align="alignnone" width="633"] Xiomara Castro speaks to press following the 2009 Honduran coup d'état, July 7, 2009. | Image by M. Santos and R. Irias is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 [1][/caption] On today's show: 0:08 - Dana Frank, Professor Emerita of History at UC-Santa Cruz joins us to discuss Honduran Presiden…
 
Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Biden administration rejects Russia's security demands over Ukraine and NATO. U.S. records 300,000 COVID-19 deaths, officials say pandemic is nowhere near over. San Jose City Council imposes first in nation insurance mandate for gun o…
 
Today on the show: Is the U.S. about the get into a head on clash with the Russians, that could have catastrophic implications? An international action in the fight to free the globally noted commentator and political prisoner, Mumia Abu Jamal: Also, Palestinian Youth activists demand an end to the Israeli regimes expanding demolitions of Palestini…
 
We speak with Quency Phillips [1] the executive director of Joint Venture’s Building Back Better initiative, established in 2021 as a backbone effort to support regional recovery and reduce stark inequities magnified by the pandemic. Phillips has been committed to social good for more than 25 years through community service and entrepreneurship. [1…
 
[caption id="attachment_374622" align="alignnone" width="607"] Aerial view of the 23rd Avenue Community Building in Oakland's San Antonio district. Tenants at the live work space successfully raised funds in partnership with the Oakland Community Land Trust to purchase the property after the landowner decided to sell it in 2017. The City of Berkele…
 
Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Biden administration withdraws vaccine mandate for large employers. California to reinstate paid sick leave for companies with more than 26 workers during pandemic. Democrats to introduce bill to reign in prescription drug prices. [1]…
 
Today on the show: We continue our drum-beat reporting on the brutal treatment of thousands of immigrants, many Haitians--by the Biden Administration. The systematic brutality includes beatings, torture and forced mass deportations. Also, we continue our election-crimes bulletin, as Greg Palast reports on the special grand jury convened to investig…
 
Join guest host B. Anderson [1] and their guest Tania Romero [2] for an exploration of balancing visioning and dreaming along with presence and grounding. They offer plants as allies in this work from Caribbean and Indigenous perspectives. Follow us on Instagram [3] and Facebook. [4] [caption id="attachment_373607" align="alignnone" width="184"] B.…
 
Why does the United States intervene militarily around the world? Supporters might claim that the U.S. acts in the interests of national security. For critics, a likely answer would be that the country wants to exercise influence and domination over others. Journalist Andrew Cockburn, however, argues that a great number of military decisions are ba…
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xyqb7AwAcP4&t=2s Guest: Rebecca Wragg Sykes [1] is an archaeologist, author and Honorary Fellow in the School of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology at the University of Liverpool. Her new book, KINDRED: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art [2] won the 2021 PEN Hessell-Tiltman prize for history; awarded Book of the…
 
[caption id="attachment_374576" align="alignnone" width="608"] Aerial view of Federal Correctional Institution, Dublin. | Image by Wikimedia user Jesstess87 [1] is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 [2][/caption] On today's show: 0:08 - PG&E's emerges from probation for its role in the San Bruno pipeline explosion. We discuss what's next for the private u…
 
US puts 8,500 troops on alert for possibility of Russian invasion of Ukraine. Supreme Court to hear arguments against racial considerations in college admissions. San Jose poised to pass first-of-its-kind gun ownership liability insurance and fees. California lawmaker introduces bill to require school attendance Coronavirus vaccine requirement. [1]…
 
Today on the show: The Pentagon Puts 8,500 Troops on ‘High Alert’ Amid Ukraine Tensions… [1]IS THE U.S. STEAMING TOWARDS ANOTHER MILITARY CONFRONTATION ON HEELS OF ITS 20 YEARS AFGHANASTAN DISASTER: We’ll speak to Nation Magazine publisher and columnist, Katrina Vanden Heuvel about the volatile situation: Also Pulitzer winning-reporter David Cay Jo…
 
By making some simple adjustments in our lives, we can boost our brains’ health and help ensure that we maintain our cognitive abilities and memory capacities well into old age. So, if you’re curious about how exercise can help produce new brain cells or how brushing your teeth may help your memory, you’ll want to listen in. Host David B. Feldman s…
 
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