The Other Washington
About This Show
The podcast for everyone who knows conventional wisdom stinks. The Other Washington is a Seattle-based podcast that takes a deep dive into a single policy issue each episode. Listen to venture capitalist Nick Hanauer and his team of political troublemakers explain and explore how policies work, how they don’t, and how conventional politics often gets in the way of implementing effective policies.
Most Recent Episode
2:5 Everything is an Economic Issue, Really
2 days ago
Can we really separate social issues, like health care, reproductive rights, mass incarceration, and crime from economic issues, like poverty and wages? In today's show, we talk to Dr. Marieka M. Klawitter, of the UW Evans School, about the need to link our societal woes directly to our economic policy. Links for today's show: Abortion is an Economic Issue https://medium.com/@mshannabrooks/abortion-is-an-economic-issue-732bf83c5762 Good Immigration Policy is good Economic Policy https://civicskunk.works/good-immigration-policy-is-good-economic-policy-eaf0db420c34 Why Paid Sick Leave is Feminist as Hell http://everydayfeminism.com/2016/11/paid-sick-leave-is-feminist/
Rated 5 out of
Solid informative reporting about important issues
NPR-quality podcast with strong reporting and points of view about a variety of urgent national issues.
Date published: 2016-06-21