January 28, 2015 - 8:33 am
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January 28, 2015 - 6:33 am
We have a very rich history of labor union activity in the Pacific Northwest. We highlight Carlos Bulosan and the immigrant Filipino and Filipino American labor organizing community.
News Director, Sonya Green interviews the following guests at the KBCS studios:
- Conor Casey – University of Washington Libraries Special Collections Labor Archivist
- Joaquin Uy [...]
January 28, 2015 - 2:00 am
About 7200 prisoners are released from Washington state prisons each year. Of those released, 30% end up back behind bars. The IF Project provides a mentorship program started by Seattle detectives in 2008. The program provides a volunteer mentor to support and assist incarcerated individuals when they’re released from prison.
KBCS Producer, Yuko Kodama [...]
January 27, 2015 - 12:41 pm
From Seattle Top Story
Robert Mak interviewed Rep. Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer Island), chair of the House Transportation Committee on lawmakers coming up with a transportation package this year and what’s next for the Bertha tunneling project.
January 27, 2015 - 10:05 am
By John Stang
Several supporters of an increase in Washington’s minimum wage made a show of playing “bingo” Monday during a House Labor Committee hearing on the proposal. They marked off a box whenever a business lobbyist uttered a specific phrase or argument — such as Idaho’s $7.25-an-hour minimum wage or passing costs to customers [...]
January 27, 2015 - 9:19 am
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This contest is open to all adults, 18 and over who are residents in the state of Washington. Employees and volunteers of KBCS; [...]
January 26, 2015 - 12:25 pm
1968 Olympian, author and Olympic Project for Human Rights organizer, Dr. John Carlos and author and sports writer, Dave Zirin talk sports and politics. Dr John Carlos authored his memoir with Dave Zirin, “The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment that Changed the World.” That moment is when Olympic medal winners in [...]
January 26, 2015 - 9:49 am
By John Stang
A bill to regulate the gathering of information by private drone aircraft is poised for a takeoff in the Washington House.
The legislation introduced by Rep. Jeff Morris, D-Mount Vernon, faced no opposition at a hearing on Wednesday. It could receive a vote in the House Technology & Economic Development Committee [...]