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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.

    A world where poetry meets magic and wonder

    A world where poetry meets magic and wonder

    On being witness to ‘the mystery each of us is’

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Speakers forum: Black voices, origins, and futures

    Speakers forum: Black voices, origins, and futures

    “Part oral history, part poetry, all imagination.”

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Telling fact from fiction in the information age

    Telling fact from fiction in the information age

    Who and what can you trust?

    • 1 hr 22 min
    No ‘public school’ left behind: Diane Ravitch confronts school privatization

    No ‘public school’ left behind: Diane Ravitch confronts school privatization

    Diane Ravitch was once an avid supporter of charter schools, affiliated with various right wing think tanks. She came to a turning point when she could no longer stay quiet about the fact that charter schools were floundering.
    A former Assistant Secretary of Education, Ravitch took a bold step. She reversed her previous position and began a journey toward defending public schools and educators

    • 1 hr 18 min
    The real deep state issue, according to Ezra Klein

    The real deep state issue, according to Ezra Klein

    ‘It’s working exactly as designed’

    • 1 hr 9 min
    American Oligarchs: Inside Trump, Kushner family histories

    American Oligarchs: Inside Trump, Kushner family histories

    Andrea Bernstein’s saga of ‘relentless corruption’

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

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.

mullernr ,

Great speakers and content

I love the content and the fact that it exposes me to a lot of unexpected topics. Highly recommend, especially if you are in Seattle.

Pnwfan ,

It's like TedxPNW all year round

In depth compelling topics; take a listen.

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