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Folk Music & Beyond: Cabin Fever!

Jul 31, 2020

John McCutcheon, folk singer extraordinaire, is our special guest this Saturday (8/1) 3 pm on KALW’s Folk Music & Beyond.  John will talk about his latest recording “Cabin Fever”, his brand new collection of songs he wrote while in self-quarantine earlier this year.  One of the most moving songs is “The Night John Prine Died”, about his good friend and fellow singer-songwriter John Prine who passed away a few months ago from Covid19.

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  On this edition of Your Call, we’ll get an update on the COVID crisis in the US. About half of the country is facing huge spikes, deaths are on the rise in almost every region, and hospitals are overwhelmed in several states.

City Visions: The Case For Reparations In California

Jul 13, 2020
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Has the time come for reparations for slavery?  Host Ethan Elkind and guests explore the history of the reparations movement in the United States and discuss what can be done to bridge the racial wealth divide.

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On this edition of Your Call, we're discussing the alarming number of coronavirus cases in California’s prisons. According to the California Department of Corrections Tracker, there are now 5,365 confirmed cases inside the state's 35 prisons. The official death toll is 28.