Episode 18: When Bodies are Commodities


This Week...

Sheela and Nina talk about acupuncture, compensating artists, judging worth outside of profit, femme bodies and violence, and the war on drugs (historical and present).

Content warning: We discuss sexual violence in the U.S. and #MeToo from 22:30 to 32:30. 

Some links:

People's Organization of Community Acupuncture

Confronting the Opioid Syndemic: A Cauldron of Disease (UnDark)

Retro Report: Heroin and the War on Drugs (New York Times)

Follow us at @almirahradio. Follow Nina at @onlynina. Follow Sheela at @queenofblah.

Our opening track is "Laung Gawacha" by Nucleya. Original music by Michael Dwan Singh. Our cover art is by Mili Sethia