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  1. Talk-It-Out Radio a " November 18, 2018Read the original story

    Yesterday | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    Host Nancy Kahn facilitates a candid discussion between a couple who have been together for more than 20 years as they work through sharing sensitive feedback related to living together. Listen in to this interactive conversation between a long-term couple who receive coaching and support to help hear one another and focus on staying self connected and connected with one another across sensitive topics.


  2. Sunday Show a " November 18, 2018Read the original story

    Sunday | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    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".


  3. A History of the Most Consequential Midterm Elections That Still Affects Us TodayRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 6 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    A conversation with Professor Thomas E. Mann about of some of the most consequential midterm elections in the history of U.S. politics, including the 1994 midterm when Newt Gingrich and the Republicans took power in the House of Representatives for the first time in forty years. And in 2010, when the Tea Party swept many Republicans to power, two years into Barack Obama's Presidency.


  4. ContinuedRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 25 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    In a special, live, in-studio concert, reed virtuoso and composer Sheldon Brown leads an all-star Bay Area septet that includes Darren Johnston on trumpet, Alan Hall on drums, John Finkbeiner on guitar, Michael Wilcox on bass, Andrew Joron on Theramin, and the extraordinary vocalist Lorin Benedict. Poetry by the late Philip Lamantia will be worked in as well.


  5. East Bay Yesterday a " October 10, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    This series explores stories of culture, politics and nature from Oakland, Berkeley and other towns throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties.


  6. Avotcja and Michelle Jacques visit the The Hear and Now a " September 6, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    Host Derk Richardson welcomes Avotcja and Michelle Jacques to "The Hear and Now" to talk about and share music from their respective groups - Avotcja & ModAopue and CHELLE! and Friends - to preview their upcoming double bill - "Tradition on the Fringe" - this Saturday night, September 8, at Ashkenaz in Berkeley. We also celebrate the life and honor the passing of jazz pianist, composer, arranger, bandleader Randy Weston, who died September 1 at age 92 .


  7. ContinuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    She drafted the legislation, signed by Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkin signed into law creating the city's domestic workers' Bill of Rights on July 28, 2018. 0:34 - What would it take to turn off the spigot, and keep California's oil and gas in the ground? A campaign is growing to push Governor Brown to begin a managed decline of California's oil industry before leaving office.


  8. Fund Drive Special: Selected speeches of Medea Benjamin, Darnell MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    Thank you so much for supporting community radio this Summer Fund Drive. You can donate online now at or call 1-800-HEY-KPFA or 1-800-439-5732 and receive a copy of the following books: ) and Global Exchange, and author of many books.


  9. Summer Fund Drive Kick-off: Speeches by Michael Eric Dyson, Thomas FrankRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    Today is the first day of our Summer Fund Drive - thank you so much for supporting community radio! This show features premiums offered as thank you gifts for your generous donation to support our work on UpFront, KPFA and Pacifica Radio. You can donate online now at or call 1-800-HEY-KPFA or 1-800-439-5732.


  10. HowellDevine and Dirk Hamilton perform live on The Hear and Now a " Thursday, July 19, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    Over the past six years, since the release of the debut recording, Delta Grooves , HowellDevine has matured into one of the hardest working and most distinctive blues groups in Northern California. On the trio's latest and fourth CD, Howl , Joshua Howell , Pete Devine , and Joe Kyle, Jr. offer their take on songs by Sonny Boy Williamson, R.L. Burnside, Robert Johnson, Hound Dog Taylor, the Meters, Blind Blake, and Steve Cropper/Don Covay, adding a couple of thoroughly convincing originals, as well.


  11. Slave: A Human Trafficking Survivor Finds LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    Jabali Smith was a 6-yr-old in Berkeley, California when he was trafficked along with his sister over the border into Mexico and held captive by a messianic doomsday sex cult. SLAVE courageously and boldly chronicles his journey as a child slave; the escape and the eventual rise from the ashes of tragedy.


  12. Voices of Independence a " Langston HughesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    We are pleased to present Langston Hughes reading from collection of his poetry and reflecting on his life as a writer - to an audience at the University of California, Berkeley in the 1960s.


  13. Immigrants Are Welcome Here! Stories of Struggle, Triumph and ResistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    L.A. Kauffman , author of the book DIRECT ACTION and the forthcoming HOW TO READ A PROTEST , and a tactical coordinator at Thursday's women's mass civil disobedience at the Senate Office Building, takes us inside the largest women's direct action in history. How did it come about, what happened, and what comes next? , director of the film, THE LONG RIDE , tells the story of the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride in 2003 which paved the way for the massive mobilizations of March - May 2006.


  14. Sunday Show a " June 17, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    In the first hour "Singapore Sling" 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 "The Return of Il Duce" Lawrence Rosenthal, Director and lead researcher of the Center for Right Wing Studies, UC Berkeley.


  15. ContinuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    It has declared itself a sanctuary mosque, where everyone is welcome. Women lead prayers, yet everyone prays together, and there is no exclusion by gender.


  16. The Shining Star of Capitalism and its Underbelly with Guest Richard WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    Mitch Jeserich speaks with renown geographer Richard Walker about the immense wealth, politics and contradictions of the San Francisco Bay Area. Richard A. Walker is professor emeritus of geography at U.C. Berkeley and author of the book Pictures of a Gone City: Tech and the Dark Side of Prosperity in the San Francisco Bay Area.


  17. Behind the News a " May 24, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    Host Doug Henwood interviews UC Berkeley professor emeritus Richard Walker, about his latest book, Pictures of a Gone City: Tech and the Dark Side of Prosperity in the San Francisco Bay Area .


  18. ContinuedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    He's written dozens of articles and books on a diverse range of economic, urban, and environmental geography. Walker is currently Director of the whose purpose is to inventory all New Deal public works sites in the US and recover the lost memory of government investments for the good of all.


  19. The Greek Economic Crisis and the History of DemocracyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    Yanis Varoufakis has been at the center of the Greek economic crisis for as long as it has been going on. Though out of the news it is still a reality for the people living in Greece and Europe.


  20. Legendary singer and activist Barbara Dane visits The Hear and Now a " May 3, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    Celebrating the release of a new double CD anthology, Hot Jazz, Cool Blues and Hard-Hitting Songs , a survey of 60 years of her music, singer and activist Barbara Dane returns to KPFA to share music from the new collection and talk with host Derk Richardson about her career, her music, her politics, and such new developments as a documentary film in the works by Maureen Gosling, a forthcoming autobiography, and the Barbara Dane Legacy Project. On May 12, Barbara will celebrate her 91st birthday, and on May 17 she will appear in a CD-release concert at the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley, along with the Tammy Hall Trio , with special guest from Cuba Pablo Menendez .


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