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Town Hall Seattle: Civics Series

Town Hall’s Civics series highlights everything from local policies to world politics. These events offer perspectives on a range of topics as diverse as Seattle itself—a bustling forum for activism, discovery, and thought-provoking discussion.

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Sep 16, 2019

The annual revenue of Koch Industries is bigger than that of Goldman Sachs, Facebook, and U.S. Steel combined. But few people know much about Koch Industries—and according to investigative journalist Christopher Leonard, that’s because the billionaire Koch brothers want it that way. Leonard made his way to Town...

Sep 11, 2019

Whenever you go to your local public library, send mail via the post office, or visit Yosemite, you are taking advantage of a longstanding American tradition: the public option. Some of the most useful and beloved institutions in American life are public options, yet they are seldom celebrated as such. Author

Sep 9, 2019

The summer of 2019 marks the five year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown Jr. in Ferguson, Missouri—an event that sparked tremendous protests, and which stirred a massive rise in mobility and voice from the Black Lives Matter movement. To reflect on five years of progress since this landmark tragedy and...

Sep 6, 2019

What does it mean to labor in modern-day America? Alex Gallo-Brown took the stage with visions from his book Variations of Labor, offering poetry, essays, and fiction about all walks of work. In conversation with Nicole Vallestero Keenan-Lai of Puget Sound Sage, Gallo-Brown explored the lives of semiprofessional poker...

Sep 4, 2019

What steps can we take in order to better our country by protecting the common interest of our workers? Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich arrived at Town Hall along with Washington’s 7th District Representative Pramila Jayapal for a Labor Day exploration of Reich’s latest book The Common...