March 23, 2015 - 2:58 pm
Pops Staples Don’t Lose This (AntiEpitaph) Brandi Carlile The Firewatcher’s Daughter (ATO) Rhiannon Giddens Tomorrow Is My Turn (Nonesuch) Bettye LaVette Worthy (Cherry Red) Sarah Gayle Meech Tennessee Love Song (independent) The Decemberists What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World (Capitol) Andrew Combs All These Dreams (Coin) various artists Signature Sounds 20th Anniversary Celebration:
March 18, 2015 - 2:03 pm
In 2013, the US Department of Health and Human Services reported an estimated four children die every day as a result of child abuse. Listen to a number of perspectives and personal experiences of child abuse and child sexual assault in this series. The hotline for the Providence Intervention Center for Assault and Abuse is
March 16, 2015 - 2:11 pm
March 13, 2015 - 1:24 pm
Last March, hundreds of detainees at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma performed a hunger strike. It was the first of two more at the Tacoma Northwest detention center and at immigration detention centers in Texas and Alabama. Today we get the update on conditions of the immigration detention center in Tacoma today and on
March 9, 2015 - 5:55 pm
In March of 2003, 23 year old peace activist from Olympia Washington, Rachel Corrie was crushed to death by an Israeli bulldozer while undertaking nonviolent direct action to protect the home of a Palestinian family from demolition. Just last month, Israel’s Supreme Court rejected an appeal to decade-long legal proceedings on whether the Israeli army
March 9, 2015 - 4:00 pm
By John Stang
Amid universal praise for the Selma civil rights march, Washington’s Republican and Democratic senators passed a resolution commending the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. for leading the historic walk 50 years ago this week.
Then the Senate’s minority Democrats took the occasion to try to bring a stalled election bill — tailored to provide greater representation for people of color — to the full Senate floor. The Majority Coalition Caucus of 25 Republicans and one Democrat immediately defeated the attempt.
March 9, 2015 - 12:38 pm
On Music & Ideas host Sonya Green discusses Black Lives Matter and more with author, Green Party US Senate candidate and Seattle chapter Black Panther Party co-founder Aaron Dixon. Dixon is also the author of My People Are Rising: Memoir of a Black Panther Party Captain. We are also joined by Seattle King County NAACP President,
March 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm
By John Stang
Lt. Gov. Brad Owen ruled Monday that the Washington Senate’s new internal procedural rule to require a two-thirds majority to pass any new taxes is unconstitutional.
So … the Senate went ahead and did what it was about to do on Friday before Democrats requested his ruling.
March 3, 2015 - 9:00 am
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The Washington House unanimously passed a “revenge-porn” bill Monday that would allow a victim to seek damages in civil court for posting intimate images without a person’s consent.