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Readings, debates, lectures from around Seattle, and so much more. Hear fascinating talks by authors, intellectuals, officials and regular folks with important stories recorded live.

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Readings, debates, lectures from around Seattle, and so much more. Hear fascinating talks by authors, intellectuals, officials and regular folks with important stories recorded live.

    Pandemic parenting. It gets better? A tool kit

    Pandemic parenting. It gets better? A tool kit

    ‘Kids need to feel safe, they need to feel secure, they need to be seen, and they need to be soothed. Talk to them about what make them feel safer, or what makes them feel soothed.’

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Claudia Rankine on the unbearable lightness of whiteness in America

    Claudia Rankine on the unbearable lightness of whiteness in America

    ‘The indifference is impenetrable and reliable and distributed across centuries, and I am stupidly hurt when my friends can’t see that.’

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Margaret Atwood revisits totalitarian fears in her new book ‘The Testaments'

    Margaret Atwood revisits totalitarian fears in her new book ‘The Testaments'

    As we approach a spooky time of the year (No, I’m not referring to the US election season) we may be finding ourselves slowly drawn towards unnerving but entertaining cautionary tales. One of those stories just may be the award-winning TV show The Handmaid’s tale based on the best-selling novel by author Margaret Atwood.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    It was an economic theory with little traction, then the pandemic hit

    It was an economic theory with little traction, then the pandemic hit

    Modern Monetary Theory and you, with Stephanie Kelton

    • 58 min
    Erica Barnett shakes-up and stirs the conversation around alcoholism and addiction

    Erica Barnett shakes-up and stirs the conversation around alcoholism and addiction

    When Seattle based reporter Erica Barnett took her first sip of alcohol as a young teen, she had no idea just how impactful that moment would later become. Nor did she realize how inadequate rehabilitation centers, inspirational self-help mottos, and truisms about a “rock bottom” (something Barnett never truly felt) would be for her.

    • 59 min
    Eve Ensler’s journey to recovery from an unconscionable abuse

    Eve Ensler’s journey to recovery from an unconscionable abuse

    Author Eve Ensler was the victim of prolonged sexual, physical and mental abuse at the hands of her father.

    • 1 hr 20 min

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