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- Sound Poetry: David Gilmour interviews Jill McCabe Johnson of Orcas Island, reading some of her feminist poetry with good discussion with David Gilmour. Includes her walking poetry from Paris, France. Airs 8pm daily. Previous episodes air at 8am daily.
- Locus Focus: Airs 11am daily Forests Defense, Climate Justice, Feminism – On this special International Women’s Day edition of Locus Focus, we talk about the need to protect burned forests, not destroy them, with Samantha Krop. Samantha Krop is a community organizer working at the intersection of forests defense, climate justice and feminism.
- Paw’d Defiance SMWF 7-8 AM & TThS 10-11pm Racism, Medicine and the COVID-19 Vaccine: Medicine has played a key role in the development of racist ideas, policies, and practices. Swedish scientist Carl Linnaeus developed a system of organizing plants and animals known as taxonomy. Linnaeus and other scientists used taxonomy to disseminate racist ideas about those who weren’t white. In this episode, we talk about Linnaeus with University of Washington Assistant Dean Edwin Lindo. We also talk about other historical examples of medical racism and how these ideas still impact medicine and the larger society. Finally, we discuss how this history impacts the current effort to vaccinate members of Black and Brown communities against COVID-19.
- WSIP: MWF 9am Preventing the Use of Credit Scores to Set Insurance Rate? – Did you know that WA insurance companies currently use credit scores as a way to determine how much they charge for your coverage? Senator Mona Das (LD 47), WA State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler, and Governor Inslee’s Senior Policy Adviser RaShelle Davis join us to discuss the fight to save a bill that would prevent insurance companies from using people’s credit scores to determine rates, a practice that disproportionately impact low-income and BIPOC communities.
- WSIP: TThS 9am Activism Made Easier: The Take Action Network – Looking for an easy way to stay engaged with calls to action that are tailored to your precise interests? Learn more about the Take Action Network with the program’s creator, Daniel Weise, and Washington Indivisible and Indivisible Eastside steering committee member, Louise Pathe. Also, Panel: We Should Be Taxing the Rich More. Why Aren’t We Taxing the Rich More??? Stephan, Will, and Shasti talk this week about how progressive taxation seems to be having a moment, both on the national stage, with Elizabeth Warren and Pramila Jayapal’s Wealth Tax Act, and also here in WA, with a number of progressive bills that have an actual shot in the legislature.
- Climate Talk – John talks with Kevin Bartoy Washington State Ferries’ Keven Bartoy outlines plans to electrify our WSF fleet. Airs at 10am daily. Previous episodes air at 10pm daily. For notes to Climate Talk, click here.
- Eat the Airwaves – with Mike McCormick airs TTHS at 7pm and MWF at 1:30pm
- Barnaby Druthers – Airs 1 to 3pm on weekends. Nutmeg Junction airs 7pm on weekends. This is a send up detective show produced by J. Timothy Quirk.
- Gonzo and Friends – Gonzo chats with Brenna Stratton about film school Airs at 5pm and 11pm weekdays
- KTQA Daily Briefing and Science Magazine air at 6:00 am and 6pm daily
- Radio Tacoma Interviews are at noon daily!
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