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Jini Palmer is a filmmaker, multi-instrumentalist, and the Digital Media Producer at Town Hall. She is the host of In The Moment, as well as Town Hall’s Science, Civics, and Arts & Culture series podcasts. Prior to joining Town Hall’s program team, she interned on 88.5 KNKX‘s Sound Effect.



Fans of Seattle public radio will recognize Steve Scher from his 28 years as a host, writer, and interviewer with 94.9 KUOW. He has earned a national reputation for his beyond-the-headlines approach to issues, and his intelligent and sensitive interviews with authors, scientists, artists and political leaders.



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Sep 20, 2019

In this week's interview, correspondent Venice Buhain talks with Timothy Faust about healthcare justice. Faust advocates for single-payer healthcare, outlining the financial and social benefits of a system of tax-funded healthcare for all people. He calls out current structural determinants that modify our health—everything from food to housing to education to income—and delves into social justice factors like racism and sexism that affect the care we receive. Get an insider's look and stay in the know about what's going on in this moment at Town Hall.