A philosopher on why anger has become the default reaction toward those we disagree with—and what we can do about it.
Americans used to think free public education was a cornerstone of a democratic republic. What happened?
A WSU professor asks: do facts still matter in the United States?
“We have doubled down on division and we have retreated from resolution . . . The resolution is what makes democracy work.” The host of the national news program “1A” discusses journalism’s role in healing our national divide.
As a White American woman, a convert to Islam, and writer of the Pakistani-American superhero series Ms. Marvel, G. Willow Wilson has to navigate multiple fault lines of American identity.
The surprisingly long history of conspiracy theories in US politics.
Right in time for the presidential conventions, join us for “American Rage: Division and Anger in US Politics,” a Think and Drink in Seattle on July 12.
The traveling exhibit Political Pioneers: The Women Lawmakers celebrated 82 women elected to legislative positions between 1912 and 1982 and traveled to over 30 locations around our state.
Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram shares the story of Charles Mitchell, a slave in Washington state who made his break for freedom. Plus: Innovative grants-funded events abound throughout the state and programs for our Traveling Exhibit Hope in Hard Times,
The Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities series kicks off with a discussion led by acclaimed Asian-American author Shawn Wong. Plus: Humanities Washington’s first Think & Drink of 2013 and Speakers Bureau presentations throughout the state.