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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.

Today on the Show: After nearly 20 years of US occupation in Afghanistan,THE TALABAN ON THE FORWARD MARCH TO TAKE BACK EVERY MAJOR CITY AND TOWN IN THE COUNTRY including KABAL: The U.S RESPONSE, MORE THREATS AND TROOPS. WE’LL FEATURE DEEP ANALYSIS AND BACKGROUND on the highly volatile situation. ALSO Tonight Bay Area climate justice groups will host a guerrilla movie screening directly in front of Wells Fargo Bank at San Francisco Headquarters, calling for the bank to stop investing in the Line 3 pipeline and all climate destructive fossil fuel projects.

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Today on the Show: 3 THOUSAND US TROOPS ON THEIR WAY BACK TO AFGHANISTAN, AS U.S. FEARS RISE ABOUT THE imminent FALL OF KABAL TO THE TALABAN: Also thousand still facing eviction despite Biden’s executive action through the CDC. We’ll speak about it with Keith McHenry from Food Not Bombs: …
Today on the show: Holding the police accountable in the killing of Angelo Quinto, The troubled young man was killed in his own home in front of his family by Antioch Police on Dec. 23rd, 2020. And in a powerful twist of fate, Governor Gavin Newsome has opened the door …
Today on the Show: The International Panel on Climate Change releases a troubling new report that predicts the world’s temperatures will rise beyond the tipping point in 2030 — ten years earlier than initially forecast. Also, the landfills along the US coasts have become a ticking environmental time bomb and …
Today on the Show: Remembering the Saudi-Yemen School Bus Attack that killed forty children in cold blood. And the fight to cut off aid to the Saudis: also LIVING WITH CLIMATE CHANGE IN FARMWORKER COMMUNITIES: We’ll be joined by photojournalist David Bacon to talk about his moving new piece on …
Today on the Show: We’ll examine What happened to Harvard law school graduate, Steven Donziger, who decided to devote a good chunk of his life to successfully representing an Ecuadorian tribe against Chevron to the tune of $9.5 billion settlement. Will also be joined by Greg Palast who reported the …
Today on our show: We feature a conversation with John Motter of About Face: Veterans Against the War and a co-founder of Ground Game LA, a social justice community organization in Los Angeles. John addresses the issues facing thousands of military personnel returning from Afghanistan and its connection to issues …
Today on our show, we return to Haiti where the investigation into the assassination of Jovenel Moise has been stalled by death threats against investigators and judges. Meanwhile according to the Haitian police there are eighteen former Colombian mercenaries being held along with an ever growing list of Haitians which …
Today on the Show: We mark the 2d anniversary of the mass shooting [1] at the Walmart in El Paso, Texas, on a Saturday morning, which resulted in the deaths of 23 people [2] and wounded 26 others, ranging in age from 2 to 82. We’ll remember the slaughter and …
Today on the Show: Food Not Bombs founder, Keith McHenry, talks about the potential eviction of thousand of people and how it will impact on the already growing numbers of the housless people. Also, the "Down with Duterte" movement grows in the San Francisco bay area.
An award winning front-line investigative news magazine, that focuses on human, civil and workers right, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.
Today on the show: A new outbreak of Covid and how it will impact the Native American community? We’ll explore this with Andrea Carmen, Executive Director of the International Indian Treaty council. Also, we’ll take a look at what means to have a member of the activist Indigenous communities, Deb …
An award winning front-line investigative news magazine, that focuses on human, civil and workers right, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.
Today on the Show: US Deputy Secretary of State, Wendy Sherman, goes on the propaganda offensive against China. We’ll feature a special report :
Today on the Show: Jesse Jackson, and Poor People’s Campaign director, Rev Barber, arrested protesting the filibuster at the Arizona offices of Senator Kyrsten Sinema. We’ll hear words from Rev Barber right before his arrest today. And we’ll feature a special report with Greg Palast on our continuing Election Crimes …
Today on the Show:Israeli forces the demolish of a Palestinian coronavirus testing center in the West Bank. Also USA poised mass evictions as unempolyment checks end and eviction restrictions are lifted. We’ll deal with it head on and at street level witha brand new edition of FoodFight. the battle against …
Today on the Show: We’ll talk to a mom from Wall of Moms in Portland protesting against police violence and Trump's shock troops in Portland. Also fighting against the new violent government crackdown on human rights in the Philippines. And Rootsaction and other groups push for Biden to pick a …
Today on the Show: Chinese diplomats sent packing by Trump. Also fighting covid19 and the corrupt government in Haiti. Also demilitarizing the police Department. A Bay-Area activist and artist in the 11th day of a life- threatening hunger strike in the name of universal testing and tracking
Today on the Show: We follow up on the harsh arrests in Birmingham, Alabama yesterday. Legends in the civil rights movement stripped searched and then put in orange jumpsuits. Also Trump's shock troops heading for the streets of Oakland CA and other cities near you. Bay Area activists are ready …
Today on the Show: We continue our investigation of the Tucson Police Chief as a second brutal in-custody death is revealed. Also Five anti-police violence activists, including civil rights icon, Judge Faya Rose Toure, arrested in Selma, handcuffed, stripped searched and then put in orange suits in jail cells. And …