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Host Bill Radke leads in-depth conversations about what matters today in Seattle and beyond.

Host Bill Radke leads in-depth conversations about what matters today in Seattle and beyond.

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Seattle, WA

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Host Bill Radke leads in-depth conversations about what matters today in Seattle and beyond.

Language:

English


Episodes

Keeping a community up and running

5/28/2020
Auto repair shops are considered essential businesses and have stayed open throughout the novel coronavirus pandemic, keeping frontline workers on the move. But Eli Allison's garage has been essential to the LGBTQ community for a long time –and they hope that will be true for a long time to come.

Duration:00:04:41

How COVID-19 infections are shaping up statewide

5/28/2020
The coronavirus pandemic looks much different in the rest of Washington.

Duration:00:14:57

What will a contact tracer ask me?

5/28/2020
Kim Steele-Peter does contact tracing for Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. She wants to know about your symptoms and who you've been in contact with.

Duration:00:15:12

Mayor Durkan on police shooting, the NHL, and reopening Seattle

5/28/2020
We also talk about homelessness and the West Seattle bridge with Seattle's mayor.

Duration:00:19:47

What Seattle can learn from its past emptiness

5/27/2020
Whether it was the Boeing bust or the general strike, Seattle has been deserted before.

Duration:00:14:12

How do you give fairly in a pandemic?

5/27/2020
Coronavirus has devastated people's finances and now more are turning to relief online. But not everyone is being funded. Bill Radke spoke with Marcus Harrison Green, the South Seattle Emerald editor, about equitable crowdfunding.

Duration:00:12:11

John Moe on finding absurdity in depression

5/27/2020
John Moe used to work at KUOW. He now hosts the podcast, "The Hilarious World of Depression," and has authored a memoir of the same title.

Duration:00:23:30

Asian American discrimination rising during the pandemic

5/26/2020
How can Asian Americans respond to comments like, "Where are you really from?" We talk to Sapna Cheryan, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Washington, who studies Asian American identity and stereotypes.

Duration:00:15:25

COVID-19 doesn't cancel out the ADA: disability rights during a pandemic

5/26/2020
Protesters – and some politicians – say it's time to get back to normal. That some deaths from COVID-19 are inevitable. But whose deaths, and lives, are we talking about?

Duration:00:09:27

King County Executive Dow Constantine on when we'll reopen

5/26/2020
This weekend King County is supposed to be reopening. Right? Or not?

Duration:00:22:20

This Tacoma doctor marks his days in PPE and poetry

5/21/2020
Voices of the Pandemic features people in the Seattle area who are on the frontlines of the coronavirus outbreak.

Duration:00:04:46

The fraying pandemic response has its roots in history

5/21/2020
A dangerous American patchwork. Why is Seattle sweeping homeless encampments? A look at how the first coronavirus vaccine human trial is going, and another Voice of the Pandemic.

Duration:00:51:16

Mayor Durkan on clearing homeless encampments during the pandemic

5/21/2020
Seattle's Navigation Team cleared two homeless encampments this week, after offering shelter to those at the sites. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan tells us why they chose to clear those sites, and what the proposed Seattle City Council legislation to restrict so-called sweeps would do.

Duration:00:19:00

Why is America in a patchwork pandemic?

5/21/2020
Coronavirus is coursing through different parts of the U.S. with varying severity and its making this crisis harder to predict and control. Bill Radke spoke with Ed Yong, a staff writer at The Atlantic, about why he's calling this crisis a patchwork pandemic.

Duration:00:18:44

What are antibody tests really good for?

5/20/2020
Spoiler: not an immunity passport.

Duration:00:14:57

Scientists and the public are reckoning with uncertainty

5/20/2020
We are learning at rapid speed about the novel coronavirus. But scientific models are constantly changing Bill Radke spoke with Columbia University virologist Angela Rasmussen about the changes in what we're learning about COVID-19.

Duration:00:29:02

What will happen to Seattle's cruise industry?

5/20/2020
Walking by Elliot Bay this summer, you'll notice something different. All those giant cruise ships that are usually docked with water slides and hundreds of balconies won't be around. Because Seattle's summer cruise season has been canceled.

Duration:00:06:48

How do you house 30,000 workers in a pandemic?

5/20/2020
Fruit growers are required to house the farm workers that help their harvest each season. They use bunk beds. Bill Radke spoke with Seattle Bureau Chief for the LA Times, Richard Read about that requirement.

Duration:00:08:24

What lead to Amazon's biggest coronavirus outbreak

5/19/2020
Many workplaces are only as good as their managers. But the stakes skyrocket when your employer is Amazon, and the question is enforcement of social distancing rules in a crowded warehouse during a pandemic.

Duration:00:12:44

Wear your mask, King County

5/19/2020
King County Executive Dow Constantine joins us to talk about Washington state allowing more counties to go to phase 2, and where you need to wear a facial covering.

Duration:00:23:38