On today’s show:
0:08 – Mitch Jeserich (@MitchJeserich) joins us to tell the story of where he was on 09/11/2001 and discuss what the nation will do now that the federal unemployment benefits have expired.
0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us to discuss a new COVID variant, which has captured the attention of the World Health Organization. Listeners call in with their COVID science questions.
1:08 – Scott Baba filed this report on the collapse of kelp forests and the the vast but mostly unseen changes happening in our own underwater backyard.
1:34 – We revisit this 2015 interview with Brian Fagan, professor emeritus of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara who discusses his book The Intimate Bond: How Animals Shaped Human History.