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You can’t make it to every lecture in town, but you can hear plenty here. From KUOW, Seattle’s public radio station, comes a collection of talks recorded all over the Puget Sound region.

You can’t make it to every lecture in town, but you can hear plenty here. From KUOW, Seattle’s public radio station, comes a collection of talks recorded all over the Puget Sound region.
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You can’t make it to every lecture in town, but you can hear plenty here. From KUOW, Seattle’s public radio station, comes a collection of talks recorded all over the Puget Sound region.

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English


Episodes

Sister Helen: ‘People think I’m a saint...until they know me'

9/17/2019
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‘No religious leaders protested the killing that night. But I was there. I saw it with my own eyes. And what I saw set my soul on fire.’

Duration:01:03:46

1 doctor, 2 million patients: Mental health care in Africa

9/13/2019
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The U.S. and Mozambique might not be as different as you might think.

Duration:01:22:26

Why Black Lives Matter still matters, and what to do about it

9/11/2019
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Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on the fight for black liberation and the root causes of racism and oppression

Duration:01:33:12

Can we work toward a sustainable, equitable, democratic economy?

9/9/2019
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Marjorie Kelly says yes, we can. And explains how

Duration:01:17:44

Robert Reich and Pramila Jayapal take on the '3 supremacies'

9/5/2019
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Robert Reich and Pramila Jayapal mark Labor Day at Town Hall Seattle

Duration:01:32:18

It’s a potentially sinister day in the neighborhood

9/3/2019
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Ann Leckie lets her imagination run wild, again

Duration:01:11:35

Migrant children and the snuffed torch of Lady Liberty

8/30/2019
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When Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley first caught wind of what the Trump administration’s plans were for deterring immigration, he was in disbelief. He traveled to a Texas facility that was reported to be boarding children to investigate. That visit resulted in a viral video history...

Duration:01:01:08

Human composting: An environmental ending that's gaining ground

8/27/2019
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‘We really get to return to nature, and I think that’s pretty cool.’

Duration:02:39:33

Opioids : an American tale

8/22/2019
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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.”

Duration:01:13:35

Real-life scientific connections in the Star Trek franchise: A talk

8/1/2019
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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.

Duration:01:11:21

You butt-dialed your mom with this supercomputer

7/25/2019
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It took a village to birth the digital revolution

Duration:00:56:10

Three women, many stories about sex and desire

7/22/2019
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Author Lisa Taddeo was getting questions, such as, “What the f**k are you doing in the middle of Indiana?”

Duration:00:56:46

Killer whales go through menopause, too, but the other orcas respect them

7/18/2019
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Coming to terms with the millennia-long struggle to normalize and respect menopause

Duration:01:27:34

How social media ate news media’s lunch, and what to do about it

7/16/2019
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It’s a brave new world for news media. The advertising revenue that kept newspapers afloat has dwindled. Reporters are being laid off.

Duration:01:24:10

She needed answers about pregnancy. So she wrote them herself

7/10/2019
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So Angela Garbes did her own research and wrote a book about it

Duration:00:47:19

A defense of liberalism in illiberal times

7/9/2019
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Adam Gopnik waxes philosophical on the historic arc of a high ideal

Duration:01:17:16

They defend the science. But who defends the scientists?

7/3/2019
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A philosopher fights back against post-truth and science denial

Duration:01:19:08

Student voices shine through Seattle Arts & Lectures program

6/30/2019
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Hear the results of writerly mentorship from area students

Duration:01:13:59

Eve Ensler’s journey to recovery from an unconscionable abuse

6/27/2019
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Author Eve Ensler was the victim of prolonged sexual, physical and mental abuse at the hands of her father.

Duration:01:21:31

‘More guns than people': America’s firearm culture

6/25/2019
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Author Thom Hartmann argues that the intent inherent in the concept of “a well regulated militia” was warped in relatively recent years, resulting in an epidemic of gun violence.

Duration:01:18:02