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Crosscut Talks

By Crosscut

From Washington State to Washington, D.C., conversations with the politicians, leaders, journalists, academics and thinkers who shape our world. Hosted by Mark Baumgarten

  1. 1.
    The Kamala Harris Effect with Ruchika Tulshyan11/25/2020
    28:03
  2. 2.
    A Republican Win in Deep-Blue America with Melissa Santos11/19/2020
    23:00
  3. 3.
    Trump’s Election Lies and the Future of American Democracy with Jevin West11/13/2020
    22:59
  4. 4.
    Where American Politics Goes From Here with Michael Medved and Christopher Parker11/06/2020
    30:16
  5. 5.
    Despair and Decision in Trump Country with Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn10/30/2020
    33:57
  6. 6.
    The Death of Live Music with Charles R. Cross10/22/2020
    21:58
  7. 7.
    How Crisis Has Shaped Joe Biden and Donald Trump. Plus: Parsing Our Poll on Police and Protesting10/15/2020
    37:57
  8. 8.
    The Argument for Packing the Supreme Court. Plus: More Reasons to Hate Wildfire Smoke10/08/2020
    42:54
  1. 9.
    The Truth About Black Life in Middle America. Plus: College Towns in the COVID Era09/30/2020
    42:46
  2. 10.
    The Crisis at the Core of ‘The Social Dilemma.’ Plus: QAnon comes to Washington09/24/2020
    39:47
  3. 11.
    Your Brain Wasn’t Made for 2020. Plus: What Restaurant Workers Really Think09/17/2020
    44:04
  4. 12.
    The Hidden History and Possible Future of Family Separation. Plus: Concerns Over Released Prisoners09/03/2020
    39:49
  5. 13.
    What Makes the Boogaloo Movement Different and Frightening. Plus: A Tourist Town Contends With a Pandemic08/27/2020
    37:46
  6. 14.
    Imagining a Post-Trump Republican Party. Plus: The Resignation of Seattle’s Police Chief08/20/2020
    53:23
  7. 15.
    Delay, Negligence and Death in Our Prisons. Plus: Will Washington’s Shield Law Protect Its Journalists?08/13/2020
    39:34
  8. 16.
    What Regulation of Big Tech Might Look Like. Plus: Are We Ever Gonna Dance Again?08/07/2020
    40:40
  9. 17.
    American Hypocrisy in the Fight for Democracy in Hong Kong. Plus: Seattle Responds to the Federal Deployment07/30/2020
    40:12
  10. 18.
    Inside Joe Biden’s $2 Trillion Climate Plan. Plus: What Washington Voters Think About Masks07/23/2020
    38:21
  11. 19.
    Patty Murray’s Fight to Reopen Schools Safely. Plus: Will Seattle Really Cut Police Funding by 50%?07/16/2020
    39:08
  12. 20.
    The Battle for Enthusiasm in the Race for the White House07/09/2020
    36:12
  13. 21.
    What Makes a Great American President. Plus: Why Being Mayor of Seattle Sucks07/02/2020
    44:08
  14. 22.
    Nikkita Oliver on the Future of Black Lives Matter. Plus: The Risks of Reopening During the Pandemic06/25/2020
    32:32
  15. 23.
    Why Is the Conservative Supreme Court Acting So Liberal? Plus: The Black Leaders Who Support Seattle’s Top Cop06/18/2020
    42:32
  16. 24.
    Cop Culture and the New Era of Police Reform. Plus: How ‘Defund the Police’ is Playing Out in Seattle06/11/2020
    33:17
  17. 25.
    White America and the Future of the Anti-Racist Movement. Plus: Reporting on Unrest in Seattle06/04/2020
    48:51
  18. 26.
    How George W. Bush Changed America. Plus: The Anti-Vaccine Movement of the 1920s05/29/2020
    50:44
  19. 27.
    The Corporate Campaigns That Broke Americans’ Trust in Science. Plus: A Big Seattle Project in Very Big Trouble05/21/2020
    34:34
  20. 28.
    Dissecting America’s Meat-Packing Crisis. Plus: COVID-19’s Impact on Washington Latinos05/15/2020
    31:48
  21. 29.
    The Indivisible Plan for the Future of the Democratic Party. Plus: How to Write About a Recession05/08/2020
    38:19
  22. 30.
    The Twist in Rick Wilson’s Plot to Unseat the President. Plus: What Washingtonians Really Think About the Shutdown05/01/2020
    44:48
  23. 31.
    New Podcast Preview: A New Kind of Anxiety in the Early Days of COVID-1904/08/2020
    24:23
  24. 32.
    Janet Napolitano on Political Divides and American Security03/24/2020
    50:41
  25. 33.
    Invoking the Divine Through Indian Raga with Srivani Jade03/17/2020
    1:22:29
  26. 34.
    Rahm Emanuel on the Power of Mayors and Dysfunction in D.C.03/10/2020
    1:03:34
  27. 35.
    Why Washington State Matters More in the 2020 Presidential Race03/03/2020
    1:08:40
  28. 36.
    PBS Newshour’s Fred de Sam Lazaro on the Power of Under-Told Stories02/25/2020
    1:20:52
  29. 37.
    Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan Talks Homelessness, Crime and Solutions02/11/2020
    1:07:43
  30. 38.
    Valerie Jarrett’s Road to the White House12/17/2019
    50:38
  31. 39.
    The Little Things That Can Make a Big Difference12/10/2019
    53:34
  32. 40.
    The Case for Fixing Philanthropy and Decolonizing Wealth12/06/2019
    15:14
  33. 41.
    Learning to Live With Climate Change12/03/2019
    55:25
  34. 42.
    The Making of The Rising11/29/2019
    21:03
  35. 43.
    What Really Happened During the Battle in Seattle11/26/2019
    1:14:44
  36. 44.
    How to Make Big Tech More Diverse11/19/2019
    52:22
  37. 45.
    Making Sense of Climate Change Through Art11/12/2019
    52:18
  38. 46.
    What a Future for Journalism Looks Like11/05/2019
    52:16
  39. 47.
    Will Women’s Sports Ever Get a Fair Shake?10/25/2019
    1:21:29
  40. 48.
    Can Environmental Policy Bring the Two Parties Together?10/22/2019
    55:14
  41. 49.
    Booming Economies and the People They Leave Behind10/15/2019
    50:34
  42. 50.
    Inside a New Era of Activism With the Women Leading the Charge10/08/2019
    52:03
  43. 51.
    Poets, Plumbers and Robots: The Future of Work in America10/01/2019
    52:16
  44. 52.
    Two Working Musicians Take on Sexism and Racism in Their Industry09/24/2019
    51:21
  45. 53.
    Finding Hope in the Hopelessness of Climate Change09/17/2019
    50:13
  46. 54.
    What to Do About Wildfires in Washington09/10/2019
    51:34
  47. 55.
    Dictatorships, Democracies and the New Era of Global Unrest09/03/2019
    51:39
  48. 56.
    Separating Fact From Fiction in Trump’s Immigration Policy08/27/2019
    1:03:40
  49. 57.
    The Power and Prejudice Behind Mass Incarceration08/20/2019
    50:16
  50. 58.
    A Journey Into the Queer Communities of Conservative America08/13/2019
    46:50
  51. 59.
    White Nationalism and the State of Hate in America08/06/2019
    49:53
  52. 60.
    How Republicans Plan to Take Back Power in Olympia07/30/2019
    50:29
  53. 61.
    Assault, Accusations and Accountability: Breaking a #MeToo Story07/23/2019
    51:34
  54. 62.
    How Washington’s Attorney General Keeps Beating Trump07/16/2019
    49:16
  55. 63.
    Covering the Trump White House07/09/2019
    47:24
  56. 64.
    Has the Next Civil War Already Started?07/02/2019
    50:33
  57. 65.
    Jeff Merkley on Trump, Mueller and Making Congress Work Again06/27/2019
    52:09
  58. 66.
    2020 Visions: Presidential Election Predictions and Projections06/21/2019
    1:25:30
  59. 67.
    Pramila Jayapal’s Case for a More Progressive Politics06/13/2019
    50:26
  60. 68.
    How Macklemore and Doug Baldwin Jr. Use Their Fame to Make Social Change06/04/2019
    1:00:06
  61. 69.
    Christine Todd Whitman Takes on Trump05/30/2019
    50:11
  62. 70.
    Is Socialism the Future of the Democratic Party?05/24/2019
    50:41

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