Thursday, January 17, 2019


- Fisherman look at fishing practices from the past century as they consider a new fish trap.
- How can you avoid predatory lenders?
- What is changing the face of Seattle’s Chinatown International District?
- One school is getting students to become obsessive about their eating.
- January is Healthy Weight Awareness Month, we hear about an experience with clean eating or orthorexia and excessive exercise.
- One health care company looks at supporting climate action.
- What is the festival of Taipusan?
- What kind of ‘arms’ are protected under the second amendment?
Plus national and world news headlines and more...
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Democracy Now on 91.3 KBCS
- Discussion on the continuing government shutdown and effects to TSA workers.
- Discussion on effects the government shutdown is having on First Nation Native Americans.
- Discussion on senate confirmation hearing of Andrew Wheeler, former coal lobbyist, to Director of EPA.
Featured guests:
- Barbara Ehrenreich, Founder of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, author of “Nickel and Dimed”, cowriter of New York times article “It’s Time for TSA Workers to Strike, economichardship.org , @B_Ehrenreich
- Mark Trahant, Editor at Indian Country Today, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, IndianCountryToday.com @TrahantReports
- Heather McTeer Toney, National Field Director for Moms Clean Air Force, former SouthEast Regional Director of the EPA, @HeatherMcTeer @CleanAirMoms
- Mary Anne Hitt, Director of the Sierra Club, ‘Beyond the Coal’ campaign, @maryannehitt @BeyondCoal
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

- A Saudi Teen refugee is welcomed in Canada.
- First aid is finally reaching some in war torn Yemen after 6 months.
- Hear a few ideas to help you with your mental wellness.
- What is the new legislative session considering?
- Northwest Network New’s Emily Cureton reports on one of the largest rural newspaper owners in the Northwest is in dire situation that could decimate how news here gets covered.
- Report on children in Ghana participating in a new reading initiative
- One tree that helps fight global warming is endangered.
- Can new technology tell you if that fruit is ready to eat?
- Hear about special reading clinics helping children to learn reading and writing.
- Who has the right to bring a legal challenge?
- January is Mental Wellness month. Doctor Mark Immel explores ways, some old and new, to help prevent and treat some of today's most pervasive mental health problems.
- KBCS’s Yuko Kodama interviews the creator of Vanishing Seattle, Cynthia Brothers, about some Central District businesses that shuttered in 2018, and some in that neighborhood that are still going strong.
Plus national and world news headlines and more...
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- Discussion on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal being voted down and the potential no confidence vote.
- Discussion on the senate confirmation hearings for William Barr to replace Jeff Sessions as Attorney General
Featured guests:
- Paul Mason, British Journalist, contributing writer for the New Statesman, author of the book,”Post Capitalism: a Guide to Our Future” @paulmasonnews
- David Cole, American civil liberties union, author of “Engines of Liberty”, Georgetown University Law Center @DavidColeACLU
- Kristen Clarke, Lawyers Committee, lawyerscommittee.org@KristenClarkeJD
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