Limits of Presidential Power
In the wake of a U.S. missile strike against Syria, UC Berkeley law professor John Yoo discusses the limits of presidential power, the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, and the so-called torture memos he penned during the George W. Bush administration.
California Infrastructure Repairs
Late Thursday night, Sacramento lawmakers passed a $52 billion state transportation bill to repair the state’s aging roads and bridges. The money will be raised through new taxes and a hike in vehicle registration fees. Guest: KQED reporter Dan Brekke.
Elk Grove Mayor Steve Ly
The bedroom community of Elk Grove made history by electing the nation’s first Hmong-American mayor, Steve Ly. Thuy Vu sits down with Mayor Ly to discuss his personal story and what he hopes to accomplish.
Musician Chuck Prophet
San Francisco musician Chuck Prophet discusses his new album, Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins, which takes on topics of gentrification and police use of force. He closes the interview with a performance of a new song, “Bad Year for Rock and Roll.”