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  • November 21
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  • Seattle

Are Salmon Doomed? Hatching a Plan to Save a Northwest Icon

An environmental necessity, a vital economic resource, and a cultural symbol, salmon play a fundamental role in the Pacific Northwest—but they are in trouble. With warming oceans, environmental degradation, and lowering genetic variability, wild salmon populations are dwindling. Climatologist Nick Bond explores the past, present, and possible future conditions for salmon in our state, and […]

  • When
  • 10:00 am, Thursday
    November 21, 2019
  • Where
  • Center for Urban Horticulture
    3501 NE 41st St
    Seattle, WA 98105 United States
  • November 21
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  • Kennewick

Marijuana: Evil Weed or Medical Miracle?

Addictive, dangerous, criminal. Natural, healing, safe. Marijuana has been called all of these things and more – but how much do we really know about it? In 1990, only 16% of Americans thought marijuana should be legalized; today, a majority of Americans believe it ought to be. What are the historical and cultural precedents that […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    November 21, 2019
  • Where
  • Mid-Columbia Libraries
    1620 S Union
    Kennewick, WA 99338 United States
  • November 21
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  • Spokane

Hacking Democracy: What Social Media is Doing to US Politics

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram—some of which did not even exist a decade ago—are playing an increasingly central role in politicians’ efforts to get elected. What does this mean for the American voter? Join political scientist Travis Ridout to explore the pros and cons of social media in political campaigns. While […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    November 21, 2019
  • Where
  • Spokane Valley Library
    12004 E Main Ave
    Spokane, WA 99206 United States
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