7 p.m. Thursday
With the Supreme Court having overturned Roe V. Wade, all eyes turn to the constitutional amendment on the ballot in Kansas. The Flatland team takes a look at the consequences the decision would have on people in our region.
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In the wake of an increased surge in anti-LGBTQIA legislation, this month’s episode of Flatland seeks to celebrate the inclusive spaces in our region. We’ll speak to leaders in the LGBTQ+ community to recognize how far we have come as a city and how far we still have to go to make KC and our region welcoming to everyone.
Flatland explores the topic of gun violence and gun control in Kansas City following the premiere of The Gun Conundrum.
April: Grain Belt Expressway
The midwest has the highest potential for wind energy generation in the US. The Grain Belt Express would transmit wind power from western Kansas through Missouri and Indiana, making renewable energy available for more consumers. However, arguments against the project come from landowners who do not want their land used by private companies.
March: Hospital Infrastructure
This month on Flatland we’re hearing from healthcare professionals about the toll recurring Covid-19 surges are taking on our healthcare system. While our most recent surge of Omicron was often described as mild, the number of hospitalizations still packed beds and spread an already exhausted workforce thin. We’ll discuss how our response to the pandemic can be made more sustainable.
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