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Town Hall Seattle Civics Series

By Town Hall Seattle

The Civics series at Town Hall shines a light on the shifting issues, movements, and policies, that affect our society, both locally and globally. These events pose questions and ideas, big and small, that have the power to inform and impact our lives. Whether it be constitutional research from a scholar, a new take on history, or the birth of a movement, it's all about educating and empowering.

  1. 1.
    205. Alice Wong with Elsa Sjunneson: Disability Visibility in the Twenty-First Century09/22/2020
    59:46
  2. 2.
    204. Thom Hartmann: The Hidden History of Monopolies09/14/2020
    1:04:56
  3. 3.
    203. Suzanne Nossel with Dinaw Mengestu: Defending Free Speech for All09/01/2020
    1:02:51
  4. 4.
    202. Bob Wodnik and Joni Earl: Sound Transit’s Fight to Save the Light Rail04/08/2020
    1:06:42
  5. 5.
    201. E.J. Dionne with Ross Reynolds: Uniting Progressives and Moderates to Save Our Country04/01/2020
    59:44
  6. 6.
    200. Conor Dougherty with Alan Durning: The Fight for Housing in America03/18/2020
    1:09:43
  7. 7.
    199. Susan Fowler with Carolyn Adolph: Fighting Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley03/09/2020
    55:38
  8. 8.
    198. Milenko Matanovič: The Case for Everyday Democracy03/05/2020
    1:14:32
  1. 9.
    197. Karen Sherman with Dr. Rosita Van Coevorden: Building Hope and Opportunity for Women in Rwanda03/03/2020
    1:04:50
  2. 10.
    196. Nick Buccola: Baldwin, Buckley, and the Debate Over Race in America02/28/2020
    1:24:13
  3. 11.
    195. Thom Hartmann with Pramila Jayapal: The Hidden War on Voting02/25/2020
    1:25:45
  4. 12.
    194. Rosabeth Moss Kanter: Innovation and Leadership for Changing the World02/21/2020
    1:06:18
  5. 13.
    193. Diane Rehm with Ross Reynolds: When My Time Comes02/20/2020
    53:01
  6. 14.
    192. Diane Ravitch with Jesse Hagopian: The Fight to Save America’s Public Schools02/12/2020
    1:13:45
  7. 15.
    191. Art Wolfe and Dr. Samuel Wasser: Preserving Elephants in the Age of Extinction02/10/2020
    1:12:00
  8. 16.
    190. Andrea Bernstein with Eli Sanders: American Oligarchs02/05/2020
    1:10:32
  9. 17.
    189. Josephine Ensign: Catching Homelessness02/03/2020
    1:08:52
  10. 18.
    188. Who Can We Trust? Technology’s Impact on Democracy01/29/2020
    1:15:03
  11. 19.
    187: Peggy Orenstein: Boys, Sex, and the New Masculinity01/28/2020
    1:02:01
  12. 20.
    186: Robert Frank: How Peer Pressure Can Save The Planet01/22/2020
    1:15:56
  13. 21.
    185: Samuel Woolley: How Technology Will Break the Truth01/15/2020
    1:11:39
  14. 22.
    184: Michael Lerner: A Political Manifesto to Heal the World01/07/2020
    1:28:23
  15. 23.
    183: Erika Lee: A History of Xenophobia in the US12/31/2019
    1:28:07
  16. 24.
    182: César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández: Migrating to Prison12/24/2019
    1:11:56
  17. 25.
    181: Eli Saslow with Simone Alicea: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist12/19/2019
    1:00:18
  18. 26.
    180: Charlton McIlwain with Kamal Al-Mansour: Black Software12/11/2019
    1:07:31
  19. 27.
    179: Caitlin Zaloom with Ross Reynolds: Making College Work at Any Cost12/05/2019
    58:12
  20. 28.
    178: Daniel Brook: The Accident of Color12/04/2019
    1:12:11
  21. 29.
    177: Allison Stanger: How Whistleblowers Preserve Our Democracy11/27/2019
    1:03:25
  22. 30.
    176: Douglas Smith: How America Saved Russia From Famine11/25/2019
    1:04:23
  23. 31.
    175: Just Food: A Conversation about Food as a Right in Washington11/22/2019
    1:11:12
  24. 32.
    174: Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael D. Shear with Marcos Martinez: Inside Trump’s Assault on Immigration11/20/2019
    1:28:49
  25. 33.
    173: Timothy A. Wise with Million Belay: The Battle for the Future of Food in Africa11/18/2019
    1:09:54
  26. 34.
    172: Richard Stengel: The Global Battle Against Disinformation11/14/2019
    1:18:00
  27. 35.
    171: Anand Giridharadas with Steve Scher: Winners Take All11/11/2019
    1:27:40
  28. 36.
    170: Robert Shiller: How Viral Stories Can Drive Our Economy11/08/2019
    1:14:40
  29. 37.
    169: Susan Rice with Sally Jewell: Tough Love11/06/2019
    1:22:38
  30. 38.
    168: Democracy In Decline: After Local Media Disappears, What Comes Next?11/04/2019
    1:15:00
  31. 39.
    167: Christof Spieler: An Opinionated Atlas of US Transit10/31/2019
    1:12:59
  32. 40.
    166: Paul Tough: Who Needs College?10/28/2019
    1:07:18
  33. 41.
    165: Ijeoma Oluo with Charles Mudede: So You Want to Talk About Race10/25/2019
    1:37:09
  34. 42.
    164: Jenny Brown with Amelia Bonow: The Abortion Struggle Now10/21/2019
    1:10:58
  35. 43.
    163: People’s Town Hall on Nuclear Weapons10/16/2019
    1:47:30
  36. 44.
    162: Timothy Faust: Single Payer Healthcare and What Comes Next10/14/2019
    1:11:08
  37. 45.
    161: Naomi Klein with Teresa Mosqueda: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal10/10/2019
    1:34:03
  38. 46.
    160: Leta Hong Fincher: China’s Feminist Awakening10/08/2019
    1:17:28
  39. 47.
    159: Samantha Power with John Koenig: The Education of an Idealist10/03/2019
    1:24:32
  40. 48.
    158: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz with Nikkita Oliver: An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People10/01/2019
    1:01:19
  41. 49.
    157: Peter Pomerantsev: This Is Not Propaganda09/27/2019
    1:15:22
  42. 50.
    157: Rick Steves: Guatemala, Ethiopia, Hunger, and Hope09/23/2019
    1:41:44
  43. 51.
    156: Christopher Leonard with Paul Constant: The Rise of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America09/16/2019
    1:01:12
  44. 52.
    154: Ganesh Sitaraman: Public Options for Creating Freedom, Opportunity, and Equality09/11/2019
    45:04
  45. 53.
    153: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation09/09/2019
    1:26:22
  46. 54.
    152: Alex Gallo-Brown with Nicole Vallestero Keenan-Lai: Variations of Labor09/06/2019
    47:42
  47. 55.
    151: Labor Day with Robert Reich and Pramila Jayapal09/04/2019
    1:28:00
  48. 56.
    150: The Media is Dying08/13/2019
    1:22:01
  49. 57.
    149: Anthony McCann: Fear and Freedom at the Oregon Standoff08/06/2019
    1:21:40
  50. 58.
    148: Nada Bakos: The Life of a CIA Terrorist Hunter07/30/2019
    56:44
  51. 59.
    147: Jonna Mendez: The Secret CIA Tactics That Won The Cold War07/23/2019
    1:12:56
  52. 60.
    146: Thom Hartmann: History of Guns and the Second Amendment07/16/2019
    1:14:16
  53. 61.
    145: Mollie West Duffy and Liz Fosslien: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotions At Work07/11/2019
    45:16
  54. 62.
    144: Adam Gopnik: The Moral Adventure of Liberalism07/09/2019
    1:13:54
  55. 63.
    143: Caroline Fredrickson: The Democracy Fix07/04/2019
    1:06:58
  56. 64.
    142: Frank Langfitt: The Shanghai Free Taxi07/02/2019
    51:32
  57. 65.
    141: Lawrence Lessig: Fidelity and the American Constitution06/27/2019
    1:33:00
  58. 66.
    140: Anna Fifield: The Great Successor—Understanding Kim Jong Un06/25/2019
    1:18:23
  59. 67.
    139: Parenting Without Pity: Disability Rights Washington06/21/2019
    1:14:37
  60. 68.
    139: Annie Jacobsen: The Secret History of the CIA06/19/2019
    54:34
  61. 69.
    137: Red May: Down With Work!06/12/2019
    1:33:50
  62. 70.
    136: George Packer: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century06/07/2019
    1:04:50
  63. 71.
    135: Rachel Louise Snyder with Sydney Brownstone: No Visible Bruises05/29/2019
    1:08:52
  64. 72.
    Red May: Neoliberal Seattle05/24/2019
    1:39:32
  65. 73.
    133: Red May: Nancy Fraser and Bhaskar Sunkara "The Old Is Dying and the New Cannot Be Born"05/16/2019
    1:33:49
  66. 74.
    132: Stacey Abrams: Lead From The Outside05/08/2019
    1:37:33
  67. 75.
    131: Alex Kotlowitz with Ross Reynolds: Love and Death in Chicago04/24/2019
    1:00:27
  68. 76.
    130: Roger McNamee with Ross Reynolds: A Reckoning With Facebook04/17/2019
    1:05:22
  69. 77.
    129: Karl Eikenberry: Fighting Extremism in Fragile States—From Crisis Response to Prevention04/10/2019
    1:17:44
  70. 78.
    128: Transforming Washington’s Mental Health System04/03/2019
    1:07:53
  71. 79.
    127: That’s Debatable: Technology Will Save Us03/27/2019
    1:04:03
  72. 80.
    126: 13th Annual Urban Poverty Forum03/25/2019
    1:16:28
  73. 81.
    125: Amber Tamblyn03/20/2019
    43:06
  74. 82.
    124: John and Julie Gottman with Bill Radke02/14/2019
    1:09:19
  75. 83.
    123: Marc Freedman with Eric Liu12/28/2018
    1:02:50
  76. 84.
    122: Randy Shaw with Monica Guzman12/17/2018
    1:07:30
  77. 85.
    121: The Myth of Capitalism12/10/2018
    1:16:00
  78. 86.
    120: Rob Reich and Jeff Raikes12/03/2018
    1:17:06
  79. 87.
    119: Francis Fukuyama11/28/2018
    1:16:54
  80. 88.
    118: L.A. Kauffman11/19/2018
    1:23:54
  81. 89.
    117: Fly to the Assemblies!11/14/2018
    42:39
  82. 90.
    116: Sayu Bhojwani with Sophia Jordán Wallace11/12/2018
    1:05:07
  83. 91.
    115: C.J. Chivers with Patricia Murphy11/07/2018
    1:07:16
  84. 92.
    114: Elaine Weiss11/05/2018
    1:04:19
  85. 93.
    113: March For Our Lives11/02/2018
    1:06:46
  86. 94.
    112: Poverty and Prosperity in King County10/29/2018
    1:27:44
  87. 95.
    111: D.D. Guttenplan10/24/2018
    1:11:19
  88. 96.
    110: Chris Hedges10/22/2018
    1:27:19
  89. 97.
    109: Arne Duncan with Joy Resmovits10/17/2018
    1:17:53
  90. 98.
    108: Juan Williams10/15/2018
    1:03:16
  91. 99.
    107: Jose Antonio Vargas with Ijeoma Oluo10/12/2018
    1:09:22
  92. 100.
    106: Shane Bauer10/10/2018
    1:12:50
  93. 101.
    105: Steve Phillips with Kiran Ahuja10/08/2018
    1:13:09
  94. 102.
    104: Teaching for Black Lives10/01/2018
    1:20:06
  95. 103.
    103: Anand Giridharadas09/24/2018
    1:14:45
  96. 104.
    102: Justin Driver with Lisa Manheim09/17/2018
    57:06
  97. 105.
    101: Maya Rao09/11/2018
    51:10
  98. 106.
    99: Michael Bennett with Art Thiel07/02/2018
    1:02:09
  99. 107.
    100: Michael Bennett with Jesse Hagopian07/02/2018
    1:09:53
  100. 108.
    98: Leni Zumas and Tiffany Hankins with Megan Burbank06/18/2018
    1:02:38
  101. 109.
    97: Khaled Beydoun06/11/2018
    55:49
  102. 110.
    96: In Residence—Histories of the Central District and What We’ll Build Next06/04/2018
    1:32:26
  103. 111.
    95: Yanis Varoufakis05/24/2018
    1:06:42
  104. 112.
    94: Michael K. Honey with La TaSha Levy05/17/2018
    1:21:57
  105. 113.
    93: Nomi Prins05/14/2018
    1:07:26
  106. 114.
    92: Ashley Dawson05/10/2018
    1:12:50
  107. 115.
    91: BirdNote Live! Podcast05/03/2018
    1:02:31
  108. 116.
    90: Annelise Orleck with Heidi Groover04/30/2018
    54:10
  109. 117.
    89: Åsne Seierstad04/26/2018
    1:03:31
  110. 118.
    88: Histories of Capitol Hill and What We’ll Build Next04/23/2018
    1:29:55
  111. 119.
    87: Adam Winkler04/19/2018
    47:52
  112. 120.
    86: Nancy MacLean with Nick Licata04/16/2018
    58:03
  113. 121.
    85: Living With Conviction: Sentenced to Debt for Life in WA04/09/2018
    1:17:41
  114. 122.
    84: Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno04/05/2018
    57:18
  115. 123.
    83: In Residence—Evolving Masculinity: A #MeToo Era Conversation and Workshop04/02/2018
    1:13:01
  116. 124.
    82: Morgan Simon03/26/2018
    1:17:12
  117. 125.
    81: #EducationSoWhite 201803/22/2018
    1:15:52
  118. 126.
    80: Casting A Wider Net03/19/2018
    1:10:35
  119. 127.
    79: Amy Chua with Bill Radke03/15/2018
    1:08:10
  120. 128.
    78: Robert Reich03/12/2018
    1:08:07
  121. 129.
    77: Dapper AF03/08/2018
    1:08:06
  122. 130.
    76: 12th Annual Urban Poverty Forum03/05/2018
    1:09:45
  123. 131.
    75: Steve Coll03/02/2018
    1:12:07
  124. 132.
    74: Jeremi Suri with Rajiv Chandrasekaran02/28/2018
    58:03
  125. 133.
    73: Yasha Levine02/26/2018
    58:33
  126. 134.
    72: Arlie Russell Hochschild with Christopher Sebastian Parker02/22/2018
    1:25:22
  127. 135.
    71: Andrew Keen with Alex Stonehill02/19/2018
    1:12:07
  128. 136.
    70: Anya Kamenetz02/15/2018
    47:43
  129. 137.
    69: Emily Dufton02/12/2018
    1:04:27
  130. 138.
    68: Susan Wise Bauer02/08/2018
    58:28
  131. 139.
    67: David Cay Johnston02/05/2018
    1:06:15
  132. 140.
    66: Charles Waters with Reagan Jackson01/29/2018
    1:06:57
  133. 141.
    65: Denise Fairchild01/23/2018
    1:13:16
  134. 142.
    64: Daniel Ellsberg with Daniel Bessner01/15/2018
    1:32:11
  135. 143.
    63: Jenny Durkan, Manka Dhingra, and Teresa Mosqueda01/08/2018
    1:27:43
  136. 144.
    62: Dr. Beverly Tatum12/18/2017
    2:12:47
  137. 145.
    61: Martha Nussbaum12/11/2017
    1:11:56
  138. 146.
    60: Sara Wachter-Boettcher12/07/2017
    1:08:27
  139. 147.
    59: Chris Matthews12/04/2017
    1:13:46
  140. 148.
    58: Lawrence O’Donnell12/01/2017
    1:16:53
  141. 149.
    57: Cara Drinan11/27/2017
    1:12:49
  142. 150.
    56: Nancy Koehn11/16/2017
    1:07:01
  143. 151.
    55: Marcus Harrison Green11/14/2017
    1:32:17
  144. 152.
    54: Brooke Gladstone with Jennifer Strachan11/08/2017
    1:06:26
  145. 153.
    53: Juan González11/06/2017
    1:18:50
  146. 154.
    52: Oona Hathaway and Scott Shapiro11/03/2017
    1:08:51
  147. 155.
    51: David Neiwert with Knute Berger11/01/2017
    1:12:05
  148. 156.
    50: Jere Van Dyk10/30/2017
    1:16:53
  149. 157.
    Doug Stanton10/27/2017
    1:08:23
  150. 158.
    48: Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro10/25/2017
    1:13:59
  151. 159.
    47: Parenting While Queer10/23/2017
    1:08:14
  152. 160.
    46: Raj Patel10/20/2017
    1:17:25
  153. 161.
    45: Samhita Mukhopadhyay and Kate Harding with Ijeoma Oluo10/18/2017
    1:04:25
  154. 162.
    44: Bhu Srinivasan10/16/2017
    51:09
  155. 163.
    43: Masha Gessen with Jill Dougherty10/13/2017
    1:02:31
  156. 164.
    42: Frances Moore Lappé and Adam Eichen10/11/2017
    1:19:17
  157. 165.
    41: Mark Bowden10/09/2017
    55:01
  158. 166.
    40: Richard White: The Republic for Which It Stands10/05/2017
    51:18
  159. 167.
    39: Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright10/02/2017
    1:28:24
  160. 168.
    38: Major Margaret Witt09/28/2017
    56:44
  161. 169.
    37: Bob Sutton09/25/2017
    1:03:54
  162. 170.
    36: Vanessa Grigoriadis with Claire Dederer09/21/2017
    1:16:18
  163. 171.
    35: John Nichols09/18/2017
    1:24:27
  164. 172.
    34: Suja Thomas09/11/2017
    54:12
  165. 173.
    33: T.R. Reid09/04/2017
    1:07:21
  166. 174.
    32: Dan Sharfstein08/28/2017
    1:04:50
  167. 175.
    31: Daniel Drezner08/21/2017
    1:01:46
  168. 176.
    30: The Rise of the Right Across Western Democracies08/14/2017
    1:12:29
  169. 177.
    29: Moving Mountains08/07/2017
    1:21:45
  170. 178.
    28: David Callahan with Paul Shoemaker07/31/2017
    1:07:04
  171. 179.
    27: Betsy Hartmann07/27/2017
    1:10:03
  172. 180.
    26: Erik Brynjolfsson & Andrew McAfee with Ramez Naam07/24/2017
    1:24:35
  173. 181.
    25: Brian Merchant with Alex Pasternack07/20/2017
    1:14:43
  174. 182.
    24: Civic Saturday with Eric Liu and Jená Cane07/17/2017
    57:49
  175. 183.
    23: Al Franken with Eli Sanders07/13/2017
    1:15:23
  176. 184.
    22: Rick Wartzman07/10/2017
    57:15
  177. 185.
    21: #EducationSoWhite07/06/2017
    1:22:45
  178. 186.
    20: Robert Pearl07/03/2017
    1:11:45
  179. 187.
    19: Thomas Ricks06/30/2017
    56:04
  180. 188.
    18: Marcus Harrison Green06/28/2017
    1:49:35
  181. 189.
    17: Displaced: Refugee Voices in Conversation06/26/2017
    1:15:38
  182. 190.
    16: Gideon Rachman06/23/2017
    1:00:24
  183. 191.
    15: Jill Filipovic06/21/2017
    1:07:32
  184. 192.
    14: Kate Moore with Anne McTiernan06/19/2017
    1:11:49
  185. 193.
    13: Kathy Shorr with Patricia Murphy06/16/2017
    59:34
  186. 194.
    12: Jill Dougherty06/14/2017
    1:04:48
  187. 195.
    11: James Forman Jr.06/12/2017
    1:10:20
  188. 196.
    10: Steve Clifford06/09/2017
    50:33
  189. 197.
    9: Science, Fact Checking, and the News06/07/2017
    1:21:06
  190. 198.
    8: Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan06/05/2017
    1:30:19
  191. 199.
    7: Alex Daly06/01/2017
    56:54
  192. 200.
    6: Thomas Frank05/29/2017
    1:20:40

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