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A collection of lectures from respected academics, writers, public radio personalities and activists.

A collection of lectures from respected academics, writers, public radio personalities and activists.
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Seattle, WA

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A collection of lectures from respected academics, writers, public radio personalities and activists.

Twitter:

@KUOW

Language:

English

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4518 University Way NE, Suite 310 Seattle WA 98105 206-543-2710


Episodes

Voices from the 2019 Seattle Womxn’s March

1/22/2019
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Themes included healing and thriving, peace through justice and local calls to action.

Duration:00:47:18

Reflections on Trump as an 'American con man,' by author David Shields

1/18/2019
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Author David Shields discusses the peculiar nature of our 45th President, a man he says is “wired to come undone.”

Duration:00:59:25

Ijeoma Oluo to King County: To follow in MLK’s footsteps, stop failing communities of color

1/16/2019
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‘To honor Martin Luther King, Jr., engage with communities of color.’ Ijeoma Oluo on truth, love and the legacy of MLK.

Duration:00:18:38

A monstrous crime. A disputed conviction. Death row and its aftermath

1/11/2019
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Damien Echols survived a death sentence with friends like Eddie Vedder and High Magick.

Duration:01:01:08

Segregation isn’t in our distant past. In many neighborhoods, it endures

12/27/2018
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When we think of segregation in the U.S. we often think of the past. We look to post-Civil War history and the Civil Rights movement. The legacy of those events receives due attention, but our history of residential segregation, not so much.

Duration:01:00:32

Our economy is based on capitalist ideals. Or is it?

12/14/2018
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If Amazon accounted for 44 percent of all U.S. e-commerce last year, who can compete with that?

Duration:00:57:35

Seattle stories that humanize mental health struggles

11/21/2018
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For the second year now, NAMI Washington has presented a storytelling event in Seattle called The Brainpower Chronicles.

Duration:01:02:47

NPR favorite Peter Sagal on what's chasing him when he runs

11/17/2018
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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.”

Duration:01:01:40

Ampersand Live: Stories for the Northwest proud

11/16/2018
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What can we do to create and preserve a sustainable life here? “Shall we save the orca? Shall we solve for climate change? Shall we hang on to what we love about our place?” The answer may start with an Ampersand.

Duration:01:45:07

Once upon a time, it was a beautiful day in the neighborhood

11/11/2018
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The first full-length biography of Fred Rogers sheds light on a brilliant career and the dearth of quality, educational children's television programming.

Duration:00:59:49

'Uninterested audience? Maybe you're just boring'

10/5/2018
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Johnson shares a few of his strategies when having difficult and divisive conversations with his fellow Americans.

Duration:00:43:55