Category Archives: Trump Administration

Mendocino Supervisors talk criminal justice fees, ICE cooperation, and Toys for Tots

Mendocino County has eliminated administrative fees charged to juvenile offenders in order to comply with state law. Howver some county officials are hoping to subsidize its criminal justices system by charging fees to homeless and indigent offenders. Meanwhile the Supervisors … Continue reading

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Mendocino Supervisors, Sheriff endorse cuts to some homeless services and “zero tolerance” for encampments

During the morning session of their April 24 meeting, the Mendocino Supervisors heard concerns about eroding workers’ safety protections as well as fears over the lack of adequate regulations for cannabis microbusinesses. The Board also endorsed in concept new homeless … Continue reading

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The alt-right is a movement for ethnic cleansing, and it seems to have Trump’s sympathies

Aired: August 15, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/the-alt-right-is-a-movement-for-ethnic-cleansing-and-it-seems-to-have-trumps-sympathies Events in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend have exposed the increasingly radicalized and violent white nationalist movement in America — while statements from the White House have shown that President Trump is … Continue reading

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Ft. Bragg community calls for bold, local climate action — but City Council is divided

Aired: June 29, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/ft-bragg-mayor-joins-global-warming-protest-while-community-members-call-for-bold-local-climate-action Fort Bragg’s Mayor Lindy Peters has joined a nationwide protest over the United States abandoning the Paris Climate Agreement. In response, community members are calling for more substantive local action on global … Continue reading

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Ft. Bragg Police Chief asked to explain keeping officers out of Homeland Security “gang surge”

Aired: June 28, 2017 on KMUD Radio News; July 5, 2017 on KZYX Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/ft-bragg-police-chief-explains-keeping-officers-out-of-homeland-security-gang-surge At a meeting on June 26, some members of the Fort Bragg City Council criticized their police chief for not taking part in a Homeland … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Ralph Wilson from “Unkoch My Campus” talks about the Koch brothers and “campus free speech”

PODCAST: http://knyo.libsyn.com/ralph-wilson-from-unkoch-my-campus-speaks-with-dan-young In this June 23, 2017 interview, Ralph Wilson from Unkoch My Campus speaks with radio journalist Dan Young. Wilson discusses so-called campus free speech laws, and how they fit in with the larger political strategy of the right-wing billionaire activist … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: investigative journalist Alex Kotch on the Koch brothers and “campus free speech”

PODCAST: http://knyo.libsyn.com/alex-kotch-on-the-koch-brothers-and-campus-free-speech In this June 22, 2017 interview, reporter Dan Young speaks with investigative journalist Alex Kotch. Kotch describes the activities of far right billionaires — including the Koch, DeVos, and Mercer families — who fund college speaking tours by right-wing … Continue reading

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Attorney General Sessions evades election interference questions, seeks crackdown on medical marijuana

Aired: June 14, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/ag-sessions-evades-election-interference-questions-seeks-crackdown-on-medical-marijuana On Tuesday, June 13 Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke to the Senate Intelligence Community on Russian election interference, at times outright refusing to answer their questions. The same day it was revealed … Continue reading

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Comey testimony raises concerns about Trump governance

Aired: June 12, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/comey-testimony-raises-concerns-about-trump-governance Former FBI director James Comey’s June 8 testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee raised serious concerns about President Trump’s governance. Dan Young reports.

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Fearing mass deportations, Ft. Bragg considers sanctuary city policy

In the wake of Donald Trump’s electoral college victory, city of Fort Bragg citizens and elected officials are discussing how they can resist efforts to imprison and deport undocumented residents, and other attacks on civil liberties and vulnerable populations. The … Continue reading

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