This Library Can Sing and Dance

Say you want to listen to every Broadway show tune ever recorded. Maybe you’re looking for ancient news clippings about Cole Porter. Perhaps, you’d love to hear how the great choreographer Jerome Robbins used New York City as a source of inspiration for his work. Where would you go to learn more?  


When Civics Leaps Off The Page

In Washington State, civics education leaps off the page...


Voodoo Economics 2.0

Voodoo Economics 2.0...Can we resist the allure of faith-based economic theories?


Donald Trump and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Donald Trump and the Law of Unintended Consequences --This president provides a notable example of what seems to be a law of nature.


RespectAbility

Jennifer Mizrahi has a very constructive attitude towards disabilities which has galvanized her to found RespectAbility, a group to fight stigmatism, ableism, and other biases.


Citizen Jean

Jean Godden looks back on her decades-long newspaper career and her 12 years on the Seattle City Council, which began at an age when most people hope to be retired.


Sacred Road

​What was it like to create and sell art in Brazil in the 1980’s? Where to begin? Why not begin where it all began for me, in a cramped one bedroom rented apartment in Flamengo district of Rio de Janeiro, two blocks from the beach.


The Bully Pulpit

The “Bully Pulpit”: Then and Now. The term “bully” has two radically different meanings and moral consequences.  An example of each one can be seen in two radically different presidents: Theodore Roosevelt and Donald Trump.