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

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

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It's like TedxPNW all year round

By Pnwfan - Nov 11 2015
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In depth compelling topics; take a listen.

Just love it!!

By Ngneha - May 07 2011
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Very interesting topic of discussions. Just love the podcasts.

iTunes Ratings

37 Ratings
Average Ratings
26
7
2
0
2

It's like TedxPNW all year round

By Pnwfan - Nov 11 2015
Read more
In depth compelling topics; take a listen.

Just love it!!

By Ngneha - May 07 2011
Read more
Very interesting topic of discussions. Just love the podcasts.
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Speakers Forum

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

Rank #1: David Brooks and the moral response to 'a national valley of distrust and disconnection’

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David Brooks considers the ways human nature and ingenuity can help us rise above disunion
Aug 08 2019
1 hour 22 mins
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Rank #2: NPR favorite Peter Sagal on what's chasing him when he runs

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Something prompted NPR’s Peter Sagal to take up running around the age of 40. That journey is the subject of his new book “The Incomplete Book of Running.”
Nov 17 2018
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #3: Meet Pete: The Millennial mayor who wants to be president

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Tackling a mayorship can be like “changing channels every five minutes between 'The Wire', 'Parks and Recreation', and, occasionally, 'Veep,'” said Pete Buttigieg
Mar 21 2019
58 mins
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Rank #4: Why the ‘Seattle is Dying’ conversation won’t die

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Civic Cocktail takes on KOMO’s controversial look at homelessness in our fair city
May 10 2019
59 mins
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Rank #5: Meet the Clintons, again

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Listen in to the Seattle stop of the political power couple’s national tour
May 06 2019
1 hour 25 mins
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Rank #6: Angry much? Soraya Chemaly says women should be

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Author and activist Soraya Chemaly is angry about patriarchy. She says her anger is both resentful and hopeful. Hear why.
Feb 15 2019
59 mins
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Rank #7: Dating game off? Drop your defenses (and other tips)

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John and Julie Gottman want to help your love life. And they know what they’re talking about.
Feb 22 2019
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #8: Three women, many stories about sex and desire

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Author Lisa Taddeo was getting questions, such as, “What the f**k are you doing in the middle of Indiana?”
Jul 23 2019
56 mins
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Rank #9: Opioids : an American tale

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“According to The CDC, In 2017, more than 70,000 people died from drug overdoses, making it a leading cause of injury-related death in the United States. Of those deaths, almost 68% involved a prescription or illicit opioid.”
Aug 22 2019
1 hour 13 mins
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Rank #10: Reflections on Trump as an 'American con man,' by author David Shields

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Author David Shields discusses the peculiar nature of our 45th President, a man he says is “wired to come undone.”
Jan 18 2019
59 mins
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Rank #11: Real-life scientific connections in the Star Trek franchise: A talk

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Biologist Mohamed Noor takes a Seattle audience on a journey of exploration to boldly go where no one has gone before...or at least those not a part of the scientist community.
Aug 02 2019
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #12: "I think it's important to use the word 'lie.'" How veteran journalists approach news in the Trump era

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News reporting is a crucial and costly endeavor. Here, veteran journalists discuss what it takes
Mar 15 2019
59 mins
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Rank #13: Maybe (definitely) listen to this talk about talking to someone

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Therapist Lori Gottlieb got by with a little help from HER therapist, then wrote the book
Apr 25 2019
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #14: Tiny Beautiful Things finds a great big beautiful stage

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The healing advice, power and art of Dear Sugar
Jun 07 2019
40 mins
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Rank #15: Is this the new normal for journalism?

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Jan 04 2019
52 mins
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Rank #16: Veteran journalist Dan Rather on the meaning of American patriotism

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Our times are more perilous than the Watergate era, says Rather.
Feb 01 2019
59 mins
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Rank #17: Tertia Optio and the CIA's history of targeted killing

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Annie Jacobsen takes a close look at “the tip of the tip of the spear”
Jun 06 2019
55 mins
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Rank #18: Life after being fired: Preet Bharara

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Preet Bharara and how the President of the United States 'created a space" for him to write his book.
Apr 11 2019
1 hour
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Rank #19: Black women, anger management and the rebranding of Michelle Obama

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How exactly did Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey and Shondra Rhymes handle“postracial racism” ?
Apr 05 2019
55 mins
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Rank #20: As hate crimes rise, a journalist confronts American anti-Semitism

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“(((SEMITISM))): Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump.”
Jan 25 2019
59 mins
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