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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 27, 2023

What if you woke up one morning and found you’d acquired another self—a double who was almost you and yet not you at all?

Not long ago, activist and public intellectual Naomi Klein had an unsettling experience—she was confronted with an online doppelganger whose views she found abhorrent but whose name and public...

Sep 26, 2023

How can we fix the problems in our criminal justice system?

In a feat that can seem insurmountable, a common approach is to leave the solution to experts and technocrats. But what if, instead of deferring solely to their knowledge, some of this much-needed change was carried out by the people?

In her new book Radical...

Sep 22, 2023

To study history, we often look at court cases as representations of the societal issues and debates of their day. With landmark cases like Plessy v. FergusonRoe v. WadeBrown v. The Board of Education, we see how the trajectory of society’s ethical and legal foundation shifts over time. You might say that major...

Sep 18, 2023

These days, it feels like customer service has been nearly all digitized. While confusion over ticket orders and lost packages can be frustrating, one space where it feels necessary for technology to hit the mark is health and wellness care.

While online services and rapidly evolving technology should be making this...

Sep 7, 2023

If you consider yourself a Millennial or part of Generation Z, chances are you’ve felt a little jaded by the usual dusty office job. According to bestselling author and Town Hall veteran Chris Guillebeau, you’re not alone. Many of the post-Baby Boomer generations are choosing to rewrite the rules of capitalism.