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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.

    A wild literary ride from rural Vancouver Island to Station Eleven and Sea of Tranquility

    A wild literary ride from rural Vancouver Island to Station Eleven and Sea of Tranquility

    ‘All anybody wanted to talk about was the pandemic, which I resisted for about a week, and then I realized we all need to talk about the pandemic. It's not even like it was the elephant in the room. It's like it was the room. It was unavoidable.’

    • 53 min
    ‘What will I carry forward?’ A journey through wilderness, dementia, and memory

    ‘What will I carry forward?’ A journey through wilderness, dementia, and memory

    ‘It took her some time to find her voice, but when she did she said three careful words, it’s so beautiful.’

    • 58 min
    One man’s story of the scourge of child sexual abuse

    One man’s story of the scourge of child sexual abuse

    ‘In the equation of institutional sexual abuse, the constant is the abuser. There's always going to be a certain percentage of child sex abusers in the population.’

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Poet reflects on the intersection of Black art and a new generation of racial trauma

    Poet reflects on the intersection of Black art and a new generation of racial trauma

    ‘If black children belong to us, and we need not be mothers or fathers or even black for black children to belong to us, a part of us is always vigilant, and always exhausted.’

    • 57 min
    Mayor Bruce Harrell looks back on his first 100 days and details his plans moving forward

    Mayor Bruce Harrell looks back on his first 100 days and details his plans moving forward

    ‘When I talk about public safety, when I talk about I need more officers, I always lead with, but not in a racialized or militarized fashion.’

    • 59 min
    In honor of women: poetry and music of struggle and joy

    In honor of women: poetry and music of struggle and joy

    One poet asks, ‘Will you not open this door for me? My hand is exhausted from knocking at your door.’

    • 1 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
47 Ratings

47 Ratings

mullernr ,

much improved

The content is great and addresses a broad range of topics. I had previously reported that they were only publishing 5 min previews, but they have gone back to publishing full episodes and I thank them for listening to their listeners. No pun intended.

Pnwfan ,

It's like TedxPNW all year round

In depth compelling topics; take a listen.

Ngneha ,

Just love it!!

Very interesting topic of discussions. Just love the podcasts.

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