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Nov 23, 2020

These days Oliver Tree lives in Hollywood. But he started out here in Santa Cruz, California. The performer’s first album (and last) - Ugly is Beautiful - was released by Atlantic Records and leapt onto the billboard charts on August 1, 2020 as both number one alternative and rock album. Oliver Tree, who embodies...


Nov 16, 2020

Gina Dent is an activist, author and associate professor of Feminist Studies and History of Consciousness at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Dent discusses the movement to abolish police and prisons and efforts to create community health and safety without systems of coercion and punishment. 

 

“Visualizing...


Nov 12, 2020

Tune in to our interview with Dr. Joan Donovan, faculty at Harvard; Research Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy; and host of the Big If True webinar series. We discuss the spread of misinformation, social media platforms, and possibilities for online...


Oct 19, 2020

Welcome to the Pandemicene podcast! We welcome you to a conversation with Kim TallBear and Jessica Kolopenuk, two Indigenous scholars at the University of Alberta, Canada. We talk about their Indigenous STS research training program, their upcoming open access class on Indigenous peoples and pandemics, what a...


Jun 5, 2020

The University of California will no longer require standardized testing. We explore what that means for students. Also, we take a look at how voting may be different in Santa Cruz county for the November 3rd general election.