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Recent Pieces from Lucy Kang

Caption: Excerpt from the book cover, reading "Saving Time: Discovering a Life Beyond the Clock" superimposed on top of orange and pink geological features, Credit: Penguin Random House

Jenny Odell and Discovering Life Beyond the Clock (Encore) (29:00)
From: Making Contact

This week, we talk to Jenny Odell, about the ideas behind her book Saving Time: Discovering a Life Beyond the Clock and How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy. We ...
Caption: A tule elk in Point Reyes in 2015., Credit: Austlee via Wikimedia Commons, under a CC BY-SA 4.0 Deed license. Image is unaltered.

The Coast Miwok Peoples, Colonization, and the Preservation of Indigenous History (Encore) (29:00)
From: Making Contact

On today's encore episode, dive into the history of Point Reyes National Seashore, an area in northern California known for rugged sweeping beaches and tule elk. We'll ...
Caption: On an orange background, six black line illustrations depicting: a COVID-19 virus, a face mask, a lung filled with COVID viruses, a person's head tilted back with a nose swab, a swab in a test tube, and a rapid antigen test. In between these illustrations, Credit: Original image by jKartak from Pixabay. Digitally altered by Lucy Kang.

No, COVID Isn’t “Over,” and the Need for Continued Community (29:00)
From: Making Contact

March marks four years since the beginnings of the COVID-19 pandemic. Public health failures and government inaction have forced communities to take matters into their own ...
Caption: Excerpt from the book cover, reading "Saving Time: Discovering a Life Beyond the Clock" superimposed on top of orange and pink geological features., Credit: Penguin Random House

Jenny Odell on Saving Time (29:00)
From: Making Contact

We speak with Jenny Odell, author of "Saving Time: Discovering a Life Beyond the Clock," about how the ways we think about time shapes our lives. A critical look at ...
Caption: Image of the explosion after the Trinity detonation on July 16, 1945, Credit: United States Department of Energy

Nuclear Colonialism and The Story “Oppenheimer” Didn’t Tell (Encore) (29:00)
From: Making Contact

Oppenheimer swept the Golden Globes, but what did it leave out? We talk about the impact of nuclear colonialism on New Mexico with Myrriah Gómez, author of “Nuclear Nuevo ...
Caption: 12 Moms Initiative member Jamie describes water and mold damage to her home at the Coppertree Village Apartments to members of the National Low Income Housing Coalition during a bus tour hosted by Houston's housing justice organizers., Credit: Leah Mahan

But Next Time Part 3: The Fight for Fair Housing in the Face of Climate Change (Encore) (29:00)
From: Making Contact

Today in Houston, Texas we meet a group of moms who stand up for local housing policies that keep families of color trapped in unsafe homes for years. Then we hear from ...
Caption: Demonstrators call for an immediate ceasefire and an end to US military aid to Israel at the Port of Oakland in November 2023., Credit: Brooke Anderson (photo has been cropped from original)

Gaza, Solidarity, and the Movement for Palestinian Liberation (29:00)
From: Making Contact

For weeks people around the world have been witness to Israel's deadly assault on Gaza. Today, we uncover the military corporations profiting from the war, and highlight the ...
Caption: Caption: A tule elk in Point Reyes in 2015., Credit: Credit: Austlee via Wikimedia Commons, under a CC BY-SA 4.0 Deed license. Image is unaltered.

Whose Point Reyes? Indigenous History and Public Lands (29:00)
From: Making Contact

Dive into the history of Point Reyes National Seashore with us, an area in northern California known for rugged sweeping beaches and tule elk. We'll recount the history of ...
Caption: The text "The Shadow of Nuclear Colonialism" superimposed on an image of the explosion at 9.0 seconds after the Trinity detonation on July 16, 1945, Credit: Photo Illustration by Lucy Kang, Background image by United States Department of Energy

The Shadow of Nuclear Colonialism (29:00)
From: Making Contact

On today's show, we hear about the impact of nuclear colonialism and the Manhattan Project on the people and places of New Mexico with Myrriah Gómez, author of Nuclear Nuevo ...