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Broadcast legend Dave Ross, winner of multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in journalism, talks to the people and policy makers affecting your world. Now, you can listen to the full conversation - raw and uncut. Hear Dave Ross on Seattle's...

Broadcast legend Dave Ross, winner of multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in journalism, talks to the people and policy makers affecting your world. Now, you can listen to the full conversation - raw and uncut. Hear Dave Ross on Seattle's Morning News weekdays at 6am on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM.

Broadcast legend Dave Ross, winner of multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in journalism, talks to the people and policy makers affecting your world. Now, you can listen to the full conversation - raw and uncut. Hear Dave Ross on Seattle's Morning News weekdays at 6am on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM.
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Tacoma, WA

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Broadcast legend Dave Ross, winner of multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in journalism, talks to the people and policy makers affecting your world. Now, you can listen to the full conversation - raw and uncut. Hear Dave Ross on Seattle's Morning News weekdays at 6am on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM.

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Episodes

Frank Furedi, How Fear Works

9/19/2018
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Frank Furedi, author of How Fear Works, discusses fear as a cultural resource, fear as a byproduct of the media, fear as currency in our economy, fear displayed in the use of -- and the need for -- safe spaces on campuses, fear manifested as signs in the grocery store, and more.

Duration:00:38:30

Prison Journalist John J. Lennon -- Update on Andrew Goldstein & Reporting Inside the Criminal Justice System

9/17/2018
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John J. Lennon has carved out a career as a journalist while locked up in New York's Sing Sing Correctional Facility while serving time for murder. His writing often profiles inmates whose cases resonate with larger issues in society -- our last discussion centered on Andrew Golstein, a schizophrenic convicted of pushing a woman in front of a subway train. Now, we delve into John's latest piece, co-authored by Bill Keller of the Marshall Project which parses the impacts of Kendra's Law,...

Duration:00:18:55

Boyd Matheson, Deseret News

9/14/2018
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Join Dave Ross and Boyd Matheson, opinion editor for the Deseret News for an enlightening conversation about faith, religion, politics, and finding common ground in our communities. Matheson also shares the extraordinary life and mission of Russell M. Nelson, the 94 year old president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Plus -- the answers to many questions about Mormon life and faith you've always been curious to know, but never quite knew how to ask.

Duration:00:27:04

Claudia Rowe, "Time Out"

8/29/2018
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The riveting true story of the crime, punishment, and transformation of a Seattle boy who came of age inside the adult prison system and who, once on the outside, rebuilt a new life as a man.

Duration:00:11:47

Dr. Jeffrey Lewis, "The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against the United States"

8/28/2018
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Imagine a future in which American & North Korean leaders continue the paths they're on, with a few little bumps down the road, and a nuclear war that leaves over a million Americans dead. That future is what Dr. Jeffrey Lewis portrays in his new novel, "The 2020 Commission Report." Dave Ross and Dr. Lewis explore a possible terrifying future -- and one that continues in peace. Dr. Lewis is an arms control expert, Director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at the Middlebury Institute...

Duration:00:12:48

Nate Bowling, 2016 Teacher of the Year -- Teaching Civics in 2018 & School Funding

8/22/2018
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At Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Nate Bowling is tasked with teaching students American goverment at a time when the policies of the current Presidential administration are directly impacting students in his classroom. Bowling explains his approach to teaching future voters to be informed, responsible, civically active citizens -- and weighs in on the new pay inequities baked into our state's teacher salary funding model.

Duration:00:13:35

Sarah Smith, Candidate for WA's 9th District

8/6/2018
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Sarah Smith is challenging Democratic incumbent, Representative Adam Smith for Washington's 9th District.

Duration:00:23:21

Jessica Trounstine, How Seattle Creates Segregation and Polarization

8/3/2018
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Seattle's active civic engagement has a downside -- a segregated city that self-perpetuates inequality and exacerbates the crisis of affordable housing. In her most recent research, Professor Jessica Trounstine details how everyday concerned citizens, along with restrictive land use policies act as systemic racial barriers. You can read more in her paper, "The Geography of Inequality: How Land Use Regulation Produces Segregation and Polarization." Trounstine's book, "Segregation by Design"...

Duration:00:11:40

Shannon Hader, Candidate for Washington's 8th District

8/3/2018
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Shannon is the 5th generation in her family to call this region home. Born and raised locally, Shannon wanted the skills and opportunity to make a difference. She found them as a doctor combating deadly diseases. Now she’s ready to make a difference for the home that launched her success. Shannon grew up on her great grandfather’s farm land in Auburn. Her father is a Navy Veteran who served as an aircraft mechanic. Later, he spent his professional career as a Boeing employee. Her mother...

Duration:00:14:08

Jason Rittereiser, Candidate for Washington's 8th District

8/3/2018
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I was born and raised in Ellensburg. My dad was a police chief and my mom started the Children’s Museum while raising my brother and me. I graduated from Ellensburg High School and am a proud Ellensburg Bulldog. Growing up in a small town, I learned the difference between right and wrong. I also learned the value of hard work. My first job was on a hay farm in the Kittitas Valley. I drove a swather and bucked hay to pay for college at the University of Washington and then law school in...

Duration:00:12:06

Kim Schrier, Candidate for Washington's 8th District

8/3/2018
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I have spent my career listening to and helping solve problems with thousands of patients and their families across the 8th District, and I will bring that same dedication and understanding to my work as your representative in Congress. I am a pediatrician, a wife, and a mom with deep roots in the 8th District. I’ve built a pediatrics practice here over the past 16 years, taking care of thousands of children and their families from all over the region. Our son goes to our local public...

Duration:00:17:03

Daron Morris, Candidate for King County Prosecutor

7/25/2018
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Daron Morris is an NYU Law School Graduate and career public defender, who has seen how the criminal justice system functions from the inside. He wants to take the helm at the King County Prosecutor's office to rectify a culture he believes is not serving justice -- or the community.

Duration:00:27:36

Janet Bronstein, Ph.D. -- Women's Access to Health Care Under Proposed Changes to Title X

7/20/2018
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The war on women's health care continues -- if enacted, new Title X regulations will radically alter the range, quality and effectiveness of services offered to support the reproductive health and childbearing decisions of low-income women, men and adolescents in the United States. Dr. Bronstein outlines the impact the regulations will have on women, their families and healthcare providers. Janet M. Bronstein, Ph.D. is a women’s health expert and a professor emeritus in the School of Public...

Duration:00:10:01

Congressman Denny Heck, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

7/20/2018
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What should we make of the President's jaw-dropping interactions with President Putin in Helsinki? As a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Congressman Denny Heck shares his views. Plus -- the New Democratic Coalition's Housing Task Force has released a report on the crisis of affordable housing in the US. Rep. Heck co-chairs that task force, and shares his diagnosis for solving housing affordability and homelessness.

Duration:00:18:15

Dae Shik Kim Hawkins - Affordable Housing & Homeless Advocate

7/13/2018
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While Seattle faces the intertwined crises of homelessness and a lack of affordable housing, tensions have reached a boiling point. In an article in the Atlantic, Hawkins reports on "An App For Ejecting the Homeless" -- Seattle's Find It, Fix It app, which residents are using to initiate homeless sweeps. Hawkins discusses his article, and the inequitable way zoning is being used to transform the south end of Seattle, while leaving untouched single family home neighborhoods in the north end...

Duration:00:20:57

Beth Farmer, Director of Director of Refugees Northwest

7/11/2018
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Why are so many people in the United States suddenly fearful of refugees and asylum seekers? They wouldn't be, if they knew their stories, according to Beth Farmer. As the Director Refugees Northwest, Beth shares the true plight -- and promise of refugees and asylum seekers who have risked everything to seek a better life in the US. Heartfelt, informative, and genuine, Beth shares a must-listen perspective on a true crisis of conscience our nation is facing.

Duration:00:28:22

Amy Siskind, "The List: A Week-by-Week Reckoning of Trump’s First Year"

6/25/2018
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Amy Siskind is an American activist and President of The New Agenda. She has taken liberal social media by storm by documenting every action the Trump administration has taken that she believes break with the norms of American presidency.

Duration:00:21:30

Glen Weyl, "Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society"

6/19/2018
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Who can solve income inequality, homelessness, a crisis of affordable housing, a broken democratic system in the United States, and the never-ending Israeli/Palestinian conflict in the Middle East? It's not Jared Kushner. It's Glen Weyl, principal researcher for Microsoft's think-tank and author of "Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society."

Duration:00:35:21

John J Lennon, "THIS PLACE IS CRAZY"

6/11/2018
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John J. Lennon is a journalist who is tackling the tough topics of prison reform and the treatment of the 400,000 people incarcerated who are diagnosed with mental illness. John is also currently a prisoner at the Sing Sing Correctional Facility in New York, serving time for murder. You can read his latest piece in Equire Magazine.

Duration:00:27:17

Charlie LeDuff, "Sh**show"

6/6/2018
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff's new book is "Sh**show: The Country's Collapsing . . . and the Ratings Are Great"

Duration:00:21:04