POLITICS

On this week's Thursday Night Talk, Brenda Starr and Chuck Rogers took on the latest in national politics... From "truth isn't truth" statements to indictments and on-going investigations in Washington, D.C., check out their sharp and dynamic discussion.


Join the Charlando hosts for two engaging interviews about the immigrant experience. Marianne Pennekamp discusses immigration politics and human rights - and shares some of her experience as a young woman escaping Nazi influences in Europe. Then Paula from Centro Del Pueblo joins the conversation to share another perspective of the immigrant experience.


Cannabis Connections

Jul 18, 2018
Humboldt Cannabis Magazine

Danielle Orr continues her conversation with PhD candidate Brenda Perez about her research on the socio-political climate of the cannabis industry. Brenda and Danielle delve into the particulars of this dynamic and ever-changing industry, north and south of the border.


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Danielle Orr talks with visiting scholar Brenda Perez about her doctoral research on the politics of the cannabis industry.

Brenda's research addresses sociopolitical intersections of the cannabis scene in Michoacan, Mexico and Humboldt County, California.


On this episode of Charlando, Assistant Professor César Abarca joins Xochitl, Brenda and Yojana for a discussion about culture, politics and social justice. Cesar is a community organizer, scholar-activist, and urban farmer. 

Charlando Con La Raza takes on issues of the day - from politics to community challenges to hopes of peace. Join this dynamic discussion with Xochitl Cabrera, Brenda Perez and Yojana Miraya.


Chris Howard and Gerry Hemmingsen will stay in their seats as Del Norte County Supervisors according to preliminary results from the county elections office.

Hemmingsen received 51.75% of the vote in the fourth district contest.  The next nearest candidate,  David Mason received 25.5% of the vote.  If these numbers hold when results are finalized, Hemmingsen will retain the seat without a runoff.

Incumbent Chris Howard received 66.1% of the votes cast.  His only rival, Jake Smith pulled in 397 votes for 33.64%.

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Over the Thanksgiving weekend in 2016, a few weeks after Trump was elected president, Krista Suh was pondering how she could register her discontent and make an impact at the Women’s March scheduled for January, 2017.  In a flash of inspiration, Krista launched the Pussyhat Project to knit pink cat-eared hats to wear at the Women’s March in Washington D.C.  The project went viral and thousands of hats were knitted and worn at demonstrations around the world.


The FBI director and several top intelligence leaders are testifying on Capitol Hill about worldwide threats. The Senate Intelligence Committee, which is holding the hearing, is also conducting an inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Watch the proceedings live.

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This week's Charlando Con La Raza takes on issues of immigration and governance. Plus, the Charlando crew introduces us to HSU student, Jonathan Pena.

Conocemos a Jonathan y discusion de gobernancia:

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The Charlando crew discusses current news topics, ecological frameworks and the legacy of renowned Chilean poet and physicist, Nicanor Parra.

Ecologia y apropriacion cultural:

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One year into the Trump administration, the Speaker of the House has extended the traditional invitation to the president to "take account of the progress we have made" and "lay out the work that still remains to be done."

Thursday Night Talk: Politics with Chuck and Eric

Dec 12, 2017

Chuck Rogers joins Eric Kirk to discuss the Alabama election results, Senator Gillibrand's call for the President's resignation, the growing Republican calls to fire Robert Mueller, whether the December fires will impact climate change politics, and other political issues of the day.

LIVE: Senate Debates Tax Bill

Nov 30, 2017

The Senate is debating its tax overhaul bill. To pass it, the Republicans need strong party unity and leaders have been working on changes to firm up support among uncommitted lawmakers, as the GOP can only afford two no votes from its party and still pass the legislation. But even if the Senate does pass the bill by the end of the week, it will have to reconcile its version with the House's. Watch the debate unfold.

The deadliest earthquake of 2017 took place along the Iran-Iraq border earlier this month. Geologist Lori Dengler discusses the tectonics - and politics - of the region. 


Humboldt County Local Election: Unofficial Results

Nov 9, 2017

The most recent unofficial results were released this week by the Humboldt County Elections Office. The final results which are released afterwards may reflect slightly different numbers. 

Bonnie Deister of Ferndale led the race for the College of the Redwoods Board of Trustees Area 1 with 56.67 percent of the vote. Opponent and incumbent, also from Ferndale, Tracy Coppini, had 42.85 percent as of Monday night. 

SO you think you don't have any plans for July 4th? WRONG! SAD! Celebrate the holiday and pick up a few classified secrets by listening to the Capitol Steps as they poke fun at today's news with their brand new, one-hour 4th of July romp. This special promises to be huge, fantastic, tremendous...believe me, believe me.

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 Assistant Professor Dr. Amber Gaffney is a social psychologist whose research focuses on social identity, group processes and social influence.

 Her current work focuses on how prototypical and non-prototypical group members can create and manage uncertainty to enact social change. 

She speaks to TTEOW about the new Social Identity and Influence research lab at HSU where students can get hands-on experience working on every stage of research from hypothesis development to publication and presentation of results.

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The Healthy California Act, would create the Healthy California program to provide comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage and a health care cost control system for the benefit of all residents of the state. Courageous Resistance of Humboldt and Health Care for All are holding public meetings to discuss SB 562. Dr. Corinne Frugoni and Nurse Pat Kanzler discussed the importance of this bill on the KHSU Magazine. 


Through the Eyes of Women: On Stage with Sherry Glaser

Apr 17, 2017

In this episode of Through The Eyes of Women, Sherry Glaser reminisces on decades writing and performing and championing things like cannabis, breasts, peace and mental health. Glaser’s new book, The First Practical Handbook For Crazy People: Making The Best of Mental Illness, is a collaboration with her late mother.


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Congressman Jared Huffman stopped by KHSU to talk with Econews Report's Tom Wheeler of EPIC.

“The way it should work, there should be a constructive friction between the parties as we try to get things done and we listen to each other. When that system works we eventually find common ground and that’s not happening right now,” says Huffman during his interview. 


Meet the Young Ambassadors of Humboldt County

Mar 28, 2017
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Claire Reynolds talks with students Zoe and Luan who have just returned from the Montessori Model United Nations conference in New York. The Montessori Model United Nations program offers students the opportunity to attend a two-day conference at the United Nations Headquarters where student delegates collaborate, debate, and negotiate with each other on global issues. Fundraising begins with trivia this weekend on Saturday April 1st, at the D Street Neighborhood Center in Arcata. More information at redwoodcoastmontessori.org


2016 Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein lives and breathes the Green Party Platform for People, Planet and Peace Over Profit. Dr. Stein graduated from Harvard Medical School and spent almost 25 years as a physician and researcher before transitioning into politics and social activism.

Jill Stein spoke with KHSU's Corinne Frugoni this week, ahead of Dr. Stein's March 8th lecture on the Humboldt State campus.
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KHSU will interview Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein this Wednesday during KHSU's midday public affairs show, the KHSU Magazine.

Tune in this Wednesday at 1pm for an interview with Jill Stein.

Jill Stein will be visiting the HSU campus Wednesday, March 8th.

You've got opinions. TNT has veteran campaign reporter Chuck Rogers. What's your take on Trump's first few weeks? 

Eric Kirk and Chuck Rogers discuss Executive Orders, Judicial nominees, and more. 


"Big corporate owners really dominate our politics," says coal-country antipoverty activist Nic Smith told KHSU. "People in Appalachia have know that for a long time."

So why did so many rural working class voters sit out the election or vote for Donald Trump? Smith and Eric Kirk discuss the problem of classism in the American progressive movements. 

Considering post-Brexit statements like "Older white people, please die!" and the political volatility of American healthcare, Chronologically Gifted talks to Ashton Applewhite, the author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism about age in today's sociopolitical climate.


Most of the votes are in.

Up north, Both Del Norte and Curry counties followed the nation: Trump beat Clinton. Roughly 56/34 in both counties. Here's how Humboldt voted for a few key issues and candidates. 

Humboldt County Final Results (unofficial)

Humboldt Results

  1. Humboldt bucks Trump's national winning trend, putting Clinton ahead at 54%. Gary Johnson and Jill Stein each have 3% countywide
  2. Marijuana legalization passed: 60/40 
  3. Plastic bag ban (Prop 67): 53/47
  4. Eureka picked progressive Austin Allison over John Fullerton for city council at 51/49
  5. Measure V (Rent control) has a comfortable lead: 55/44
  6. Kamela Harris took Humboldt: 68/32
  7. Congressman Jared Huffman stays.

As results come in across the country, NPR reporters will be updating this breaking news blog in real time. The NPR Politics team, along with KHSU hosts, will be providing live updates in the form of photo, video, commentary and analysis for both national and local contested races. KHSU will also share local results on air and here at KHSU.org. 

Danielle Orr  and Doc Stull share their monthly discussion on great athletes and sport from the Americas and Caribbean and the intersection with popular culture and politics.

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