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Podcast | How the government could rein in Big Tech

As these concerns have grown, so have calls for government action. Tech CEOs have been brought before Congress to answer questions about their practices and plans. Subscribe to Crosscut Talks on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or Podbean....

Podcast | The history and future of gun violence in America

In recent decades the shape of that debate has become fairly predictable, to the point that it is difficult imagining an outcome that strays from the status quo.Subscribe to Crosscut Talks on Apple...

Podcast | Why Donald Trump continues to appeal to white evangelicals

Critics contend that it is the height of hypocrisy for a faith built on the teachings of Jesus Christ and guided by the Ted Commandments to empower a person who has chosen...

Podcast | Is ‘American Exceptionalism’ over? Robert Gates doesn’t think so

Yet, in recent years that power appears to have waned some as adventurism abroad and partisan gridlock at home have tarnished the country’s global reputation and tested the trust of its allies. Subscribe...

Podcast | The Supreme Court, the Senate and saving American democracy

Much of the conversation has revolved around what some consider immediate threats: state legislatures seeking to curtail voting, disinformation campaigns warping the electorate,  disgruntled voters storming the U.S. Capitol. Subscribe to Crosscut Talks...

Facing climate concerns, will King County stop Boeing Field expansion?

Most of us aren’t in a position to do much about this directly. But for policymakers whose decisions shape the economy, this is a serious and practical question. It’s one that arises...

Podcast | Pramila Jayapal on her journey from activist to Congress

Jayapal's work as a change-maker began around the turn of the millenium, when activists were largely set apart from the government, applying pressure from the outside. But over the course of two...

Podcast | Who really won the Civil War?

The Civil War was obviously the most consequential of those conflicts and, for much of American history, the conventional wisdom has held that  the war’s conclusion resolved some of the most pressing...

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