T.U.C. Radio

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  • Syndicated
  • Talk

TUC_logo_150x154Maria Gilardin learned radio in the KPFA news department in 1980 and was one of the founders of the women’s department. She co-wrote the GATT Guide for the Earth Summit in Rio, was founding producer of the national weekly public-affairs show Making Contact, and is a member of the International Forum on Globalization.

TUC, refers to “Time of Useful Consciousness”, an aeronautical term, referring to the time between the onset of a pilot’s oxygen deficiency and the loss of effective consciousness, the brief moments in which the pilot may save the plane. Each week, Maria presents speakers and ideas that bring critical analysis to the problems facing our species, and point to solutions.



  • Wednesday - 9:00 am - 9:30 am


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