(The segment that I am interviewed begins at 24 minutes and 45 seconds into the program)
*Voices of Writers Guild of America West members on the picket line with KPFKs Shankar Singam.

*The 11,000 members of the writers guild of America West now on strike are demanding that there be regulation and control of Artificial Intelligence in their work. They say that the issue is not just about writers but about hundreds of millions of workers. Rachel Meinerding and Greg Hopps of Concept Art Association spoke to Pacifica’s Steve Zeltzer.

*The US is holding up Ethiopia’s request for a $2 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund for postwar reconstruction and development. Host Ann Garrison spoke to Robert J. Prince, Retired Senior Lecturer at the University of Denver Korbel School of International Studies. He is also a political commentator at Pacifica affiliate KGNU-Boulder.

*On April 18, the U.S. government announced indictments against the “Uhuru 3”, African Peoples Socialist Party Chairman Omali Yeshitela, African Peoples Solidarity Committee Chair Penny Hess and Uhuru Solidarity Movement Chair Jesse Nevel on federal charges that they are pawns of the Russian government and are spreading Russian propaganda.

On May 10, the Uhuru 3 spoke to the press for the first time since their April 18 indictments. Visit handsoffuhuru.org to learn more and get involved.