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- Sound Poetry: Airs 8pm daily. Part II of David Gilmour’s interview with Robin Reagler: According to Gretchen Heffernan, Publisher at Backlash Press, “Reagler’s poetry shows us how language is playground, high ground, and common ground for communicating what is most important about our human condition.” Find more at: https://robinreagler.com/ Previous episodes air at 8am daily.
- WSIP airs daily at 9am Panel: Biden redefines partisanship; interview with Chris Franco, Afghanistan war veteran On this week’s panel, Stephan is joined by Shasti Conrad (Chair of the King County Democrats) and Will Casey (Managing Partner, Left Wing Digital) to discuss how the president has redefined bipartisanship by focusing less on elected officials and more on the voters themselves. Then, Afghanistan combat veteran and Indivisible member Chris Franco joins us to discuss his thoughts on the end of the longest war in American history.
- WSIP MWF at 3pm Adam Smith on the first 100 days Our town hall with Congressman Adam Smith. As the 117th Congress has been in session for 100 days, it’s a good time to check in with him on a range of issues, including his assessment of President Biden’s performance in office thus far, democracy reform, income inequality, and more. And then, in his capacity as the chair of the House Armed Services Committee, we talk about Afghanistan, the defense budget, and what is shaping up to be a Biden Doctrine.
- Paw’d Defiance Airs SMWF 7-8 AM and MWF 4pm Her own identity: Naomi Wilson is a UW alumna who lives in Tacoma and works at the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. Wilson is also Korean American. In this episode, she talks about the tragedy in Atlanta that left eight dead, including six women of Asian descent. Wilson discusses how Asian women are stereotyped in the media and how that has impacted both her life and the life of her children. Wilson also talks about working at the health department during a pandemic and what has brought her joy during these difficult times. Disturbing, Unsettling, but not Surprising: UW Tacoma School of Education Dean Rachel Endo returns to the podcast for a follow-up discussion about anti-Asian and anti-Asian-American sentiment during the pandemic. In this episode, Endo talks about the mass shooting in Atlanta that killed eight, including six women of Asian descent. We also talk about the idea that the alleged shooter was “having a bad day” and how the language used in the media informs our understanding.
- Eat the Airwaves with Mike McCormick airs MWF at 1:00pm and TTHS at 7pm
- Gonzo and Friends Airs at 5pm and 11pm weekdays
- Barnaby Druthers airs 1pm on weekends. Nutmeg Junction airs 5pm on weekends. This is a send up detective show produced by J. Timothy Quirk.
- Radio Tacoma Interviews are at noon daily!
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