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||Why Robert Reich Is Bullish On Progressive Economic Change||Robert Reich says he’s often stopped by strangers at airports. People walk right up to him, forego any niceties, and get straight to the question: “What...||11/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Finds Hope On The Road||Gloria Steinem doesn’t like being called an icon. She sees herself as one in a tide of women who made and make change, so she doesn’t want to be put up...||11/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||How A French Teenager Helped Save Us From 'The Fatal Tendency Of Disunion'||In 1777 Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier de Lafayette was a French aristocrat looking for military glory. Since the French weren’t at war,...||11/12/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||America Behind Bars: Mass Incarceration And Civil Rights||The United States imprisons more people than any other country in the world. But that’s a relatively recent development. Over the last three decades...||11/5/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||'Sandbox Radio' Presents Things That Go Bump 'In Nighttown'||This week on Speakers Forum we’re presenting a chill-worthy (and very funny) episode from Sandbox Radio. It’s a first for us, and just in time for...||10/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Richard Dawkins Talks Dinosaurs, Memes And The Queen||Richard Dawkins is a prolific author, scholar and evolutionary biologist. His most recent book,“Brief Candle In The Dark,” is a follow-up to his earlier...||10/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Between A Rock And A Hard Place: The Harrowing Tale Of The Chilean Mine Accident||In August 2010, the world’s attention was captured by the 33 Chilean miners trapped 2,300 feet underground at a mining facility located north of Chile’s...||10/15/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ignite Experimentation: Seattle Speakers Take On The Unknown||The Ignite series started here in Seattle in 2006 and has expanded to over 100 countries. Each Ignite event gives you the chance to talk about something...||10/8/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Seattleites Invited To Get High And Talk Science||Seattle is a great city for lectures, and now there’s a new series to cater to “high minded” individuals who want to combine an interesting talk with a...||10/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Revolutionary Feminist: The Storm Begins With One Raindrop||Author and journalist Mona Eltahawy learned harrowing lessons about the role of women in revolution during the Arab Spring uprisings. She was physically...||9/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||People And Dolphins: It's A Mutual Fascination||Bestselling author Susan Casey was a former competitive swimmer with extensive experience in ocean swimming. So it surprised her when she realized she...||9/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||What Music Can Teach Us About The Lasting Impact Of WWI||How can we make sense of the staggering history of loss -- loss of reason, life, and hope for the future -- represented by World War I? In 2014...||9/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||How Plea Bargains Made Jury Trials An Anachronism In The U.S.||"I consider trial by jury as the only anchor ever yet imagined by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution." Thomas...||9/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Last Rights: Ethics Of The Death Penalty In Washington State||Since 1976, 1,413 people have been executed in the United States. That number rose steadily through 1999, when 98 people were executed. Last year, 35...||9/3/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
I've listened to a few episodes and all of the speakers are very interesting, so the content is great. I'd give 5 stars for the content. Only problem is they break every few minutes to announce the station ID, give a weather update (??? this is a podcast / I don't care what the weather was like in Seattle last month !?!?) and other similarly useless info. So subract a star for that for the overall 4-star review. The content is really first rate though, highly recommended.
2 thumbs up !
So great. (There aren't very many breaks, and they aren't a problem at all). I love this podcast.
Just love it!!
Very interesting topic of discussions. Just love the podcasts.
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