Radio Tacoma Highlights for October 5-12, 2020
This week Radio Tacoma Interviews Nina Rook of Indivisible about voter registration and get out the vote efforts during the pandemic
- American Home airs at 6:30 and 9pm on MWF: listen to the second part of the story of a local encampment under the 509 Bridge in “American Home: Refugees”
- Sound Poetry: This week’s new episode, David delights in the poetry, voices, and humor of Olympia poet Luke Salazar at 8pm. Past episodes air at 8am and 2pm.
- Cannabis Corner this week at 4pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays: In episode 19 we meet the Corner’s new co-host, Uncle Dig. Lukas and Dig discuss cannabis across the US and growing in the NW. The final segment, “It’s a Bust,” looks at a tragic case out of Alabama.”
- Climate Talk: In this week’s episode (which airs at 10am) John Doherty talks with Tacoma marine biologist Emily Pinckney about the intersection between climate change and climate justice. For notes to Climate Talk, click here.
- Ain’t Misbehavin’ with animal behavior specialist Louisa Beal, DVM airs at 1:30pm on MWF and 5:30pm on TTh. Join us for fun “tails” of animals and their humans!
- We do the Work: Lori Province interviews Phillip Mattera director of the Corporate Research Project Good Jobs First about “Grand Theft Paycheck” that documents large corporations’ theft of their workers’ wages.
- Radio Tacoma Interviews air at noon daily, featuring an interview with Nina Rook of Indivisible about voter registration and get out the vote efforts during the pandemic
- KBOO’s Locus Focus airs at 11am daily: This week features the re-airing of the interview with Sam Robinson, a long time Lower Chinook Tribal Council member: On this episode of Locus Focus we listen to that conversation, in which Sam tells stories of his people, from pre-contact time to their encounters with Lewis & Clark, their unsuccessful efforts to sign a treaty with the United States government that did not rob them of their land and their amazing ability to survive and begin to thrive, despite losing their land and nearly losing their heritage. We will also re-air Barbara Bernstein’s discussion with Dan Serres, Conservation Director for Columbia Riverkeeper about regionwide concerns over the hazards of the Kalama methanol refinery and the Tacoma LNG Plant. NOTE: Watch the video “A View from the Blast Zone” about the hazards of this refinery and of the Tacoma LNG plant.
- Science Podcast from the American Association for the Advancement of Science: interview with Charles Pillar about the failure of the FDA to protect human subjects in clinical trials.
For the complete weekly schedule go to http://radiotacoma.org/test-schedule/