Advice from the Alaskan Consular Corp.
KSKA: Tuesday, March 12 at 2pm. On the program this week we get to learn about the Alaskan Consular Corps. We’ll answer some questions like “who are consuls?” “why do we have them in Alaska?” and “what do they do?” This was a panel discussion featuring some very experienced consuls sharing with us what their jobs entail and what to expect when traveling to their home countries. LISTEN HERE
2017 AEDC Economic Forecast Report
KSKA: Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 2pm. This week we’re hearing the 2017 Economic Forecast for Anchorage, presented by the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation. LISTEN NOW
Anchorage Chamber: Real Estate Outlook
In the past year, Anchorage’s housing market has fluctuated with its uncertain economy. With Anchorage’s ever changing real estate market, potential land shortage and...
The Middle East and the Trump administration
KSKA Tuesday, Dec. 5 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing in-depth opinions on the Trump administration and its relationship with the middle east. Greg Roman, CEO of the Middle East Forum, discusses the U.S.’s current relationship with middle eastern countries and how decisions made now can have lasting effects for international relations going forward. LISTEN HERE
Violence Against Women Act and Recent Developments Over Tradition
This week on Addressing Alaskans, UAA Atwood Chair of Journalism Mark Trahant speaks as part of a series titled "Women and Agents of Violence." KSKA: Tuesday, April 15, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:
Alaska’s high healthcare costs: Solutions & Overhauls
The final panel discussion about solutions to Alaska’s high health care costs. This session explored systemic changes, such as the establishment of a single-payer system, addressing the 80th percentile rule, and establishment of an Alaska Health Care Authority.
Beyond Earth – talking about space travel
KSKA: Tuesday, March 07, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re learning more about space travel and planetary colonization. Charles Wohlforth discusses his new book, Beyond Earth, and answers questions about humanity and its potential for reaching new worlds. LISTEN NOW
Addressing Alaskans: U.S. – Canada as Arctic Ocean Neighbors
An expert on international ocean policy and law, Dr. Ted McDorman has participated in variety of projects for the Food and Agriculture Organization of...
Tundra Vision presents: The Story of an Alaskero
While conducting research in Seattle, Diane Rodill came across a 1915 photograph of her father, Denis, participating in a 4th of July celebration at a salmon cannery in Larsen Bay, Alaska. She had no idea what he was doing there, how he got there, how and when he left and why he was wearing a dress! Listen as Dr. Rodill shres her remarkable story of her "rascal" father and his experience as a Filipino cannery worker, and "Alaskero". LISTEN HERE
Mr. BBQ – Steven Raichlen Shares Secrets of Salmon on the Grill
This week on Addressing Alaskans, we're bringing you a special production with BBQ demigod Steve Raichlen. He spent a few days with us in Anchorage this summer sharing his passion for cooking over an open flame. Raichlen sits down for a spicy chat with Alaska Public Media's Pat Yack while he was here. KSKA: Tuesday, August 26, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m. Listen Now:
The 2018 Mayoral Candidate Forum
KSKA: Tuesday, March, 20 2018, at 2:00 p.m. On the program this week we’ll be hearing the 2018 Mayoral Race Candidate Forum. 8 of the 9 candidates wishing to be mayor of the Anchorage Municipality were in attendance. You’ll hear their answers to some questions about many of Anchorage’s upcoming ballot proposals, as well as questions from each other. LISTEN HERE
Going undercover in North Korea
KSKA: Tuesday, March, 14 2017, at 2:00 p.m. Suki Kim is a South Korean-born, American novelist and investigative journalist and the only writer ever to go live undercover in North Korea. LISTEN NOW
Addressing Alaskans: Listening to Alaska
Encounters host, Richard Nelson shows the audience the equipment he uses when recording natural sounds in the wild. Photo by Lisa J. Seifert Before heading...
Facts & trends regarding Alaska’s high healthcare costs
KSKA: Tuesday, January 9, at 2:00 p.m. A very dense and well-informed discussion regarding the facts and trends for the high healthcare costs we have here in Alaska. This event features original findings from financial analyst Mark Foster, commentary on those findings from Assistant Professor of Economics Mouhcine Guettabi, followed by questions from the audience. Listen Here
Turkey’s Role in the Shaping of a New Middle East
Dr. Sinan Ciddi is an expert on Turkish domestic politics and foreign policy. He obtained his Ph.D. from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London in 2007 in the field of Political Science. Dr. Ciddi continues to author scholarly articles, opinion pieces and book chapters on contemporary Turkish politics and foreign policy, as well as participate in media appearances. In addition to his teaching and research responsibilities at Georgetown, Dr. Ciddi also serves as the Executive Director of the Institute of Turkish Studies. KSKA: Tuesday, March 8, at 2:00 p.m. DOWNLOAD AUDIO
2018 mayoral candidates & ballot propositions
This week on Addressing Alaskans, we continue our coverage of the Anchorage's upcoming elections. We're hearing from mayoral candidates and we'll also cover different ballot propositions, and information on the city's first-ever vote by mail. Join us to hear about the issues that matter most to Anchorage voters. Thanks for listening!
Intercultural Alaska: Celebrating diversity & connecting through stories
KSKA Tuesday, March 21 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re featuring a World Matters storytelling event titled “Intercultural Alaska: Celebrating Diversity & Connecting Through Stories.” Five storytellers share with us their stories of immigration, culture, heritage and integration. All of which help make Alaska such a diverse place to live. LISTEN NOW
Addressing Alaskans: Observations from the Walrus Islands in Bristol Bay
Walrus populations of Round Island. Photos courtesy of Terry Johnson. Terry Johnson, a professor with the University of Alaska Seagrant Marine Advisory Program has been...
Alaska’s high healthcare costs, a Storytelling event
KSKA: Tuesday, January, 16 2017, at 2:00 p.m. We’re going to continue our series on the high healthcare costs in Alaska with an evening of personal stories detailing how Alaskan health care costs have affected lives, businesses, and government. We'll hear stories that illustrate the personal, economic, and fiscal consequences that our elevated healthcare costs have on all Alaskans. LISTEN HERE
Managing Global Insecurity
KSKA: Tuesday, May 10 @ 2:00 pm. Dr. Stephen Stedman analyzes the threats that surround us, but does not yield to the temptation to despair. He rightly points out that in a world of problems without passports, our security and prosperity depend on unprecedented international cooperation, and that such cooperation is within our reach. DOWNLOAD AUDIO