Radio Tacoma Highlights for October 26-November 2, 2020
This week features new episodes of Ain’t Misbehavin’!, Sound Poetry , & WSIP shows on election stress, reaching the apathetic voter, and questions about elections
- WSIP: SMWF 9-10am Therapist & Activist Jennifer Young on Election Stress and Uncertainty TThS 9-10am Election Q & A with Director of King County Elections Julie Wise and How to Reach the Apathetic Voter: We speak with Rachel Miller, whose recent piece for Vice speaks with a series of experts about how to reach the apathetic voter in your life. Rachel is deputy editor of Vice Life.
- Sound Poetry: M-S 8am & 8pm David Gilmour interviews poet Peter Ludwin about the 70s music scene in Seattle
- Ain’t Misbehavin’ airs at 1:30pm M-S
- The Regenerative Paradox Podcast S-F 2 PM The Regenerative Paradox Podcast is your resource for all things regeneration! Join Ashley Sloan and Arianna Thornton-West, Co-Founders of Paradoxum Consulting as they dive into what regenerative business is and how it will benefit your business, community and the world.
- Paw’d Defiance: Ashley Walker is Enough In this episode of the podcast, we discuss identity, perfectionism, and higher education with UW Tacoma Academic Advisor Ashley Walker. A self-described, “multi-racial, mother of two,” Walker holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from UW Tacoma. Her success wasn’t easy. Walker had to overcome societal expectations and lingering self-doubt to get to where she is today.
- Climate Talk: This week’s episode is an interview with Jason Whalen (R), candidate for Pierce County District 6 (airs daily at 10am). For notes to Climate Talk, click here.
- We do the Work: Karl de Jong discusses the importance of voting and much more!
- Locus Focus: “Drones Over the Willamette” On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Lia Holland with Fight for the Future, and Matt Stein with Green Anchors about why they think this drone testing facility is not only inappropriate but a harmful addition to the North Portland neighborhood. Airs 11am
- Science Magazine airs at 6:30 am and pm M-F: Sarah Crespi talks with Jon Cohen about some tricky ethical questions that may arise after the first coronavirus vaccine is authorized for use in the United States. Will people continue to participate in clinical trials of other vaccines? Will it still be OK to give participants placebo vaccines? Next, producer Meagan Cantwell talks with Bert Weckhuysen, a professor at Utrecht University, about a process for taking low-value plastic like polyethylene (often used for packaging and grocery bags) and“upcycling” it into biodegradable materials that can be used for new purposes.
For the complete weekly schedule go to http://radiotacoma.org/test-schedule/
Note: on election night, November 3rd, we will be broadcasting live with KTQA starting at 5pm!