This week on World Cafe - 9/18 - 9/22

Here is what's happening on World Cafe for the week of September 18th through the 22nd:
Monday, September 18, 2017
Wilco's Jeff Tweedy produced Joan Shelly's latest album. It was recorded at Wilco's loft in Chicago with Tweedy's son Spencer playing drums on some of the tracks. On the next World Cafe Shelley talks with David Dye and we hear live sets from Shelley, Canadian duo Whitehorse, and New York rockers The National Reserve, recorded at the 56th annual Philadelphia Folk...

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When LGBT dreamers enrolled in DACA, they provided the government with detailed information about them that could be used to make it easier to locate them for deportation putting some people at risk when returning to a country that doesn’t accept LGBT people. 

Also, three former secretaries of military branches have come out against President Trump’s transgender military ban in one of several law suits filed against the President.

Outbeat Radio News can be heard as part of Outbeat Radio every Sunday evening at 8 pm on KRCB FM Radio 91. 

Irma Weakens But Still Packs A Punch As It Moves Toward Georgia

Sep 11, 2017
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ALSO: California lawmakers have just one week of work left in Sacramento. They’ve got roughly 600 bills to plow through before they adjourn for the year Friday night.

Today's reporting by Sammy Caiola and Ben Adler.

Drug Transparency Measure Done For The Year

Sep 8, 2017
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ALSO: University of California campuses would be prohibited from conferring with the UC Office of the President when answering requests from the state Auditor’s office under a bill that passed the Assembly Thursday.

Today's reporting by Sammy Caiola and Ben Adler.

Wenonah Hauter
Food and Water Watch

Many national organizations consider the politics of food or water, or necessary changes to our use of fossil fuels--but few take a holistic look at all three. Wenonah Hauter, the founder and executive director of Food and Water Watch, stopped by our studio yesterday to tell us what her organization is working on--and how she’s helping people make connections to heal the systems that nourish us.

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ALSO: An effort to close a loophole in California law that’s allowed concealed carry permit holders to bring guns to schools is one step away from Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.

Today's reporting by Daniel Potter and Ben Adler.

Pint of Soul

Misner & Smith's new CD Headwaters is out now, and you're invited to the album release party in Berkeley at Freight & Salvage this Friday night! KRCB is filming for an upcoming TV show!  

 When: Tuesday, September 12th; 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  

Where: KRCB-FM (91.1, 90.9, on line @ KRCB.org, Comcast 961, w/app @iTunes store and Google Play)
 

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KRCB/Steve Mencher

In Santa Rosa Tuesday evening, about 60 people gathered in solidarity with "dreamers," those young people brought to this country as children, who were granted rights to work and study here under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.  This followed the announcement earlier in the day that President Trump was ending DACA and asking Congress to make new rules for the 800,000 or so dreamers. Steve Mencher reports.

California Lawmakers React To Trump's Move To End DACA

Sep 6, 2017
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ALSO: A California L-G-B-T rights group is the latest to challenge the Trump administration’s recent ban on transgender people enlisting in the military.

Today's reporting by Julia Mitric and Ben Bradford.

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10th annual EARLE FEST

Join us Saturday September 23rd for the 10th Annual Earle Fest for 2017!

Los Lobos headlines, with California Honeydrops, Tift Merritt, & The Songs of Audrey Auld performed by Nina Gerber, Pam Delgado and Jeri Jones on the main stage! And there's a whole lot more!

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