Civic Cocktail

by Seattle Channel

Civic Cocktail
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 12
  • Last: 7 Feb 2019
Civic Cocktail - presented by Seattle Channel and Seattle CityClub - offers a night of networking, civic conversation, Tom Douglas appetizers and a no-host bar.

Episodes (12)

  • Civic Cocktail: American Lands & New Top Cops
    Civic Cocktail: American Lands & New Top Cops
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    Published: 7 Feb 2019 Duration: 59:00
    Former U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says the Trump White House is headed in the wrong direction. She joins host Joni Balter for a discussion of the administration's management of public lands, its push to open both coasts to oil exp... Read more →
    Former U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says the Trump White House is headed in the wrong direction. She joins host Joni Balter for a discussion of the administration's management of public lands, its push to open both coasts to oil exp... Read more →

  • Civic Cocktail: Tax Shock & Better Gardening
    Civic Cocktail: Tax Shock & Better Gardening
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    Published: 8 Mar 2018 Duration: 58:27
    Grappling with rising taxes and reaping rewards in the garden were the topics on tap at the March Civic Cocktail. King County Assessor John Wilson tells host Joni Balter the state's tax structure is broken and talks about a new taxpayer tra... Read more →
    Grappling with rising taxes and reaping rewards in the garden were the topics on tap at the March Civic Cocktail. King County Assessor John Wilson tells host Joni Balter the state's tax structure is broken and talks about a new taxpayer tra... Read more →

  • Civic Cocktail: December 2017
    Civic Cocktail: December 2017
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    Published: 29 Nov 2017 Duration: 58:23
    On the heels of a busy Day One tour of Seattle and a trio of executive orders, new Mayor Jenny Durkan tells host Joni Balter, "You ain't seen nothing yet." During a wide-ranging discussion Durkan weighs in on affordable housing, upzones, a ... Read more →
    On the heels of a busy Day One tour of Seattle and a trio of executive orders, new Mayor Jenny Durkan tells host Joni Balter, "You ain't seen nothing yet." During a wide-ranging discussion Durkan weighs in on affordable housing, upzones, a ... Read more →

  • Civic Cocktail: November 2017
    Civic Cocktail: November 2017
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    Published: 1 Nov 2017 Duration: 57:37
    Amidst the churn at City Hall, Tim Burgess says he's no caretaker mayor. The outgoing city councilmember discusses his priorities during his brief stint as interim mayor with host Joni Balter. He weighs in on the progress of police reform, ... Read more →
    Amidst the churn at City Hall, Tim Burgess says he's no caretaker mayor. The outgoing city councilmember discusses his priorities during his brief stint as interim mayor with host Joni Balter. He weighs in on the progress of police reform, ... Read more →

  • Civic Cocktail: October 2017
    Civic Cocktail: October 2017
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    Published: 4 Oct 2017 Duration: 57:55
    Is Seattle moving further left? What's behind the political shift and what are the impacts? Former Seattle mayoral candidate Nikkita Oliver of the Seattle People's Party, The Stranger Publisher Tim Keck and former King County Executive Ron ... Read more →
    Is Seattle moving further left? What's behind the political shift and what are the impacts? Former Seattle mayoral candidate Nikkita Oliver of the Seattle People's Party, The Stranger Publisher Tim Keck and former King County Executive Ron ... Read more →

  • Civic Cocktail: June 2017
    Civic Cocktail: June 2017
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    Published: 7 Jun 2017 Duration: 58:39
    Despite setbacks, investor Chris Hansen tells host Joni Balter he has a "resolute commitment to stay the course" with his Sodo Arena proposal. But he wasn't alone. Surprise guest and Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson explained why he's te... Read more →
    Despite setbacks, investor Chris Hansen tells host Joni Balter he has a "resolute commitment to stay the course" with his Sodo Arena proposal. But he wasn't alone. Surprise guest and Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson explained why he's te... Read more →

  • Civic Cocktail: May 2017
    Civic Cocktail: May 2017
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    Published: 3 May 2017 Duration: 59:12
    Glib, insightful, outspoken and funny - that's Lindy West, author, columnist at "The Guardian," and contributor to "This American Life." West opens up to host Joni Balter, revealing the influences that shaped her biting wit, her conviction ... Read more →
    Glib, insightful, outspoken and funny - that's Lindy West, author, columnist at "The Guardian," and contributor to "This American Life." West opens up to host Joni Balter, revealing the influences that shaped her biting wit, her conviction ... Read more →

  • Civic Cocktail: April 2017
    Civic Cocktail: April 2017
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    Published: 6 Apr 2017 Duration: 01:20:18
    They're big-city CEO's that share common concerns. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Mayor Ed Murray join Civic Cocktail host Joni Balter to discuss homelessness, sanctuary cities, constitutional challenges and the threat of federal fundin... Read more →
    They're big-city CEO's that share common concerns. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Mayor Ed Murray join Civic Cocktail host Joni Balter to discuss homelessness, sanctuary cities, constitutional challenges and the threat of federal fundin... Read more →

  • Civic Cocktail: March 2017
    Civic Cocktail: March 2017
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    Published: 1 Mar 2017 Duration: 58:10
    From the courtroom to campus, Civic Cocktail examines the role of the judicial branch of government and the future of higher education in Washington state. Host Joni Balter talks one-on-one with U.S. District Court Judge Robert Lasnik about... Read more →
    From the courtroom to campus, Civic Cocktail examines the role of the judicial branch of government and the future of higher education in Washington state. Host Joni Balter talks one-on-one with U.S. District Court Judge Robert Lasnik about... Read more →

  • Civic Cocktail: February 2017
    Civic Cocktail: February 2017
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    Published: 8 Feb 2017 Duration: 01:07:25
    Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and leaders in local journalism were the featured guests at the February Civic Cocktail. Ferguson - who this week filed the nation's first lawsuit against Trump's executive order on immigration... Read more →
    Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and leaders in local journalism were the featured guests at the February Civic Cocktail. Ferguson - who this week filed the nation's first lawsuit against Trump's executive order on immigration... Read more →

  • Civic Cocktail: December 2016
    Civic Cocktail: December 2016
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    Published: 1 Dec 2016 Duration: 58:22
    In a special edition of Civic Cocktail, host Joni Balter moderates a panel discussion examining the intersection of policing and race. How are community members and law enforcement tackling the challenges of racial bias and police reform? W... Read more →
    In a special edition of Civic Cocktail, host Joni Balter moderates a panel discussion examining the intersection of policing and race. How are community members and law enforcement tackling the challenges of racial bias and police reform? W... Read more →

  • Civic Cocktail: November 2016
    Civic Cocktail: November 2016
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    Published: 3 Nov 2016 Duration: 57:15
    With arena options multiplying, will Mayor Ed Murray bring the Sonics back to Seattle? One year after declaring a homelessness emergency, has the city made progress? And as the city grows, will we get a grip on gridlock? Murray discusses th... Read more →
    With arena options multiplying, will Mayor Ed Murray bring the Sonics back to Seattle? One year after declaring a homelessness emergency, has the city made progress? And as the city grows, will we get a grip on gridlock? Murray discusses th... Read more →

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