VOTER SUPPRESSION 2020

COVID RACE AND DEMOCRACY OCT 26 2020

THIS WEEK, COVID RACE AND DEMOCRACY brings you this: *It’s official: 1,913,369 ballots were cast but never counted in the 2016 presidential race. That’s from the US Elections Assistance Commission....

October 19, 2020 – Protect The Vote Edition

*In California, App companies spend nearly $200 million dollars on an effort to defeat an initiative designed to protect drivers rights. Steve Zeltzer brings us voices of protesters against...

October 12, 2020 Indigenous Peoples Day Special Edition

Today's special IPD program features: Leonard Peltier, Native American activist & political prisoner talks to Amy Goodman, 2012. Special thanks to Democracy Now. Chase Iron Eyes, an attorney with the Lakota...

October 5, 2020 Weekly Edition

  Kali Akuno of Cooperation Jackson, an emerging cooperative movement based in Jackson, Mississippi, says that grassroots organizers should systematically build on the outpouring of mutual aid in response to...

September 28, 2020 Weekly Edition

  *California Central Valley workers protest the deaths of 9 meat plant workers due to COVID-19. Workers are getting sick, dying and spreading it to their families and community, they...

September 21, 2020 Weekly Edition

  This week "Covid, Race, and Democracy" spoke to David Zirin, Nation Magazine sportswriter and co-host of "The Collision: Sports and Politics" about whether US team sports and US militarism...

September 14, 2020 Weekly Edition

Listen to the full episode here: Today's Covid Race and Democracy features voices from the Gulf Coast of Louisiana about the impact of Hurricane Laura, a Category 4 storm that...

September 7 — Labor Day Edition

Listen to the full episode here: On this week’s “Covid, Race, and Democracy”: Labor Day 2020 is one of catastrophe for millions of US workers, with mass unemployment of over 30...

August 31 — Weekly Edition

Listen to the full episode here: On this week’s “Covid, Race, and Democracy”: The 57th anniversary of the March on Washington was celebrated with a new march for the same goals,...

August 24 — Weekly Edition

Listen to the full episode here:   On this week’s “Covid, Race, and Democracy”: Congolese gynecological surgeon Dr. Denis Mukwege, winner of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, calls for an international criminal...

August 17 – Weekly Edition

Listen to the full episode here:   On this week's "Covid, Race, and Democracy": Black Agenda Report's Danny Haiphong on China bashing, the coronavirus, and the loss of American jobs. Michio Kaku on...

August 10, 2020 – Weekly Edition

Listen to the full episode here. Today's CR&D features commentary by Dr. Dery and Dr. Griggs on the danger of massive evictions from an epidemiological perspective; Rania Masri on the...

August 3, 2020 – Weekly Edition

Listen to the full episode here.   Reverend James Lawson told those attending the funeral of civil rights icon John Lewis that freedom fighters will not be quiet so long as...

July 27, 2020 – Weekly Edition

Listen to the full episode here:   In today's edition of Covid, Race, and Democracy: Twenty-eight million Americans are facing eviction or foreclosure as moratoriums on both expire at the federal, state,...

July 20, 2020 – Weekly edition

Listen to the full episode here: In today’s edition of Covid, Race, & Democracy: Fourteen years ago, the Bill and Melinda Gates and Rockefeller Foundations launched the Alliance for a Green...

July 10, 2020 – from KPFT

  Today's Covid, Race and Democracy highlights a personal journey of a journalist who survived Covid-19 before the national shut down, and prior to CDC guidelines. Jeffrey Boney, is the assistant...

July 9, 2020 – from WBAI

Listen to the episode here: Covid Race and Democracy is a collective effort from the Pacifica Network and our affiliates across the U.S. In this WBAI New York edition, we...

Lo que revela la visita de AMLO a Washington

En el programa radial Senderos de Oaxaca, transmitido originalmente por la Radio Pacifica 90.7fm en Los Angeles, se aborda el tema de la visita del mandatario mexicano Andrés Manuel...

July 8, 2020 – from KPFA

Listen to the full episode here: In today's edition of Covid, Race, and Democracy: CAT BROOKS TAKES A LOOK AT THE CHALLENGES FACING SAN QUENTIN PRISON, WHERE OVER A THIRD OF...

July 7, 2020 – from WPFW

Listen to the full episode here: In today's edition of Covid, Race, and Democracy: ...a discussion with investigative journalist Greg Palast about Trumps scheme you remain in office if he loses...
Solidarity Economics in times of COVID19

July 6, 2020 – from KPFK

Listen to the full episode here: In today's edition of Covid, Race, and Democracy: When the current economic system seems to be failing the majority of the US population, we discuss...

July 3, 2020 – from KPFT

In today's edition of Covid, Race, and Democracy: PART 1: An excerpt  of actor James Earl Jones reading the historic speech delivered by abolitionist Frederick Douglass "What to the Slave...

July 2, 2020 – from WBAI

In today's edition of Covid, Race, and Democracy: Senator Elizabeth Warren with Dr. Anthony Fauci on the rise of Covid19; Dr. Michio Kaku on the new swine flu in China; NY...

July 1, 2020 – from KPFA

IN TODAYS EDITION OF COVID, RACE AND DEMOCRACY KPFA'S UP FRONT COVERS THE EXPLOSION OF CORONAVIRUS CASES AT SAN QUENTIN PRISON, LINDA TIRADO, A JOURNALIST WHO WAS MAIMED BY POLICE WHILE...

June 30, 2020 – from WPFW

In today's edition of Covid, Race and Democracy, we speak with US Representative Eleanor Holmes-Norton, Poet and Educator Nikki Giovanni, journalist and Black Panther Mumia Abu Jamal, Babyface Edmonds...
La Riva/Peltier campaign visit to Oglala, 2020

June 29, 2020 – from KPFK

Photo credit: www.liberationnews.org In today's edition of Covid, Race and Democracy, we speak with Jean Roach and Natalie Stites-Means about the impact of the COVID19 on the Indigenous Peoples of...

June 26, 2020 – from KPFT

Today’s edition of Covid, Race and Democracy will feature a clip of renowned educator and researcher Dr. Joy DeGruy, author of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome. DeGruy's research focuses on the...

June 25, 2020 – from WBAI

In today's edition of COVID, Race and Democracy, Dr. Anthony Fauci, NYS Attorney General and NYPD Police Commissioner as well as NYC First Lady, Johanna Fernandez and members of a...

June 24, 2020 – from KPFA

In today's edition of COVID, Race and Democracy, HARD KNOCK RADIO HEADS TO OAKLAND TO REPORT FROM THE PROTEST AT THE PORT OF OAKLAND AND TO DISCUSS THE IMPORTANCE OF...

June 23, 2020 – from WPFW

In today's edition of COVID, Race, and Democracy: Does President Trump have the authority to postpone November elections? COVID cases in Florida reach an all-time pandemic high; and police tactics are...

June 22, 2020 – from KPFK

In today's edition of COVID, Race, & Democracy, The US Supreme Court blocks president Donald Trumps efforts to end the deferred action program for certain undocumented immigrants who came...

June 19, 2020 – from KPFT

Today’s edition of COVID, Race, & Democracy is dedicated to Juneteenth, the celebration of the resistance of the enslaved people of African descent. Host Akua holt talks to the...

LISTEN HERE TO Pacifica Radio’s COVID, Race & Democracy show

COVID Race and Democracy Press Release 20200619 Click on a link to listen to the episode: Monday, June 15, 2020 - from KPFK In today’s edition of COVID, Race, and Democracy from...

June 18, 2020 – from WBAI

Click on a link to listen to the episode: Thursday, June 18, 2020 - from WBAI Today’s edition is presented by Pacifica's New York Station, WBAI. We look at killings by...

June 17, 2020 – from KPFA

Click on a link to listen to the episode: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - from KPFA In today’s edition of COVID, Race, and Democracy from KPFA: Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives...

June 16, 2020 – from WPFW

In today’s edition of COVID, Race, and Democracy from WPFW: Sebi Medina-Tayac, Piscataway Nation, I. Chris Stewart, Esq., Esther Iverem, Drs. Mark Dery and Eric Griggs, Mumia Abu Jamal,...

June 15, 2020 – from KPFK

In today’s edition of COVID, Race, and Democracy from KPFK: we hear from co-founder of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles, Dr. Melina Abdullah, political prisoner, journalist and Black Panther...