Coronavirus: Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Jess & Jamal provide updates about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), as more than 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. Jess Ghannam, PhD discusses best practices for confined people to help them deal with their mental health during this global crisis.

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Shelter in Place

As the number of people suffering from COVID-19 is approaching half a million, Jess and Jamal discuss the importance of ’Shelter in Place,’ and what life is like under the mandate. They also discuss how the Trump administration and other governmental agencies have been handling this global pandemic.

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Coronavirus: Is It Time to Panic?

Jess and Jamal discuss President Trump’s mishandling of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that has crippled China and has been spreading worldwide. At a Friday news conference at the CDC, Trump told reporters that tests for the coronavirus were now available to anyone who needed one. Shortly afterwards, several governors and public health officials said that this was categorically untrue. Co-host Jess Ghannam, PhD provides the latest updates from UCSF’s infectious disease experts to dispel misinformation and to separate fact from fiction.

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Coronavirus Myths & Facts

Jess and Jamal discuss the misinformation circulating about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and help clarify information to help keep people healthy and safe, based on scientific facts.

They also discuss Super Tuesday’s results and its long-term impact on the US Presidential Elections.

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Islamophobia in France

Jess & Jamal interview Chafika Attalai and Isis Koral from CCIF, the Collective Against Islamophobia in France. They discuss the different laws, discrimination and obstacles facing the Muslim community in France and in Europe. To learn more about CCIF, visit their website http://www.islamophobie.net/en/

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Daily Hugz…Do We All Need One?

Jamal interviews Maad Abu-Ghazalah, Founder and Executive Director of Daily Hugz, an animal shelter located in an olive grove in the village of Asira. Daily Hugz offers sanctuary to homeless and abused animals and a safe play environment for children in Palestine.

Maad talks about the progress made at his sanctuary but also reflects on the current political situation and the difficulties facing Palestinians under Apartheid conditions.
To learn more about Daily Hugz go to http://www.dailyhugz.org

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The State of the Union

Jess and Jamal decipher President Trump’s State of the Union address and its inaccuracies. They also comment on Republican Senator Mitt Romney’s vote to convict Donald Trump, and the debacle at the Iowa caucuses and its impact on the Democratic Party.

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