Supreme Court episode: Are sweeps the answer?
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by David Hyde, Erica Barnett, and Sandeep Kaushik
1w ago
Seattle Nice digs into and debates the other controversial Supreme Court decision about homeless people sleeping outdoors.  Our editor is Quinn Waller.  Support the Show. Support us on Patreon ..read more
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Why are NPR and WaPo struggling compared to peer news organizations?
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by David Hyde, Erica Barnett, and Sandeep Kaushik
3w ago
We discuss and debate Erica's recent article about troubles at the Washington Post, and David's recent piece about the troubles at NPR and his experience at  Seattle affiliate KUOW.   Quinn Waller is our editor.  Support the Show. Support us on Patreon ..read more
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What should Seattle do about gun violence in schools?
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by David Hyde, Erica Barnett, and Sandeep Kaushik
1M ago
Garfield students are back in class today after one of their peers was shot and killed last week.  Community members are calling for the city to do more. Erica and Sandeep debate how elected officials should respond.   Quinn Waller is our editor.   Support the Show. Support us on Patreon ..read more
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Is Seattle Ungovernable?
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by David Hyde, Erica Barnett, and Sandeep Kaushik
1M ago
David is away this week, and Sandeep and Erica are in charge! Our question for this week: Is Seattle in a state of chaos?  The evidence: The Seattle school district is considering potentially devastating cuts. Hundreds showed up at a Seattle City Council meeting to protest a last-minute proposal that could doom the city's largest anti-displacement program. Mayor Bruce Harrell  demoted the Seattle Police Department chief amid a swirl of lawsuits and allegations. And the King County Regional Homelessness Authority is about to appoint a leader by default, after all the applicants but o ..read more
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Nudity in Seattle parks and homeless count controversy
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2M ago
We talk about the troubling increase in homelessness in King County and take a closer look at this KUOW scoop about the "anonymous donor behind the controversial kid's playground at Seattle's Denny Blaine."  Quinn Waller is our editor.   If you want to advertise or book Seattle Nice Live! for your next neighborhood or other event, email us at realseattlenice@gmail.com.   If you like this podcast please give us a 5 star review everywhere.     Support the Show. Support us on Patreon ..read more
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Do you support Seattle Mayor Harrell's new overdose recovery facility plan?
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2M ago
On Thursday, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell announced a new overdose recovery center. Erica and Sandeep both support the idea but still find room for some lively disagreement.   Quinn Waller is our editor.  If you want to advertise or book Seattle Nice Live! for your next neighborhood or other event, email us at realseattlenice@gmail.com.   If you like this podcast please give us a 5 star review everywhere.   Support the Show. Support us on Patreon ..read more
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Seattle Nice Live! Street prostitution, crime and drugs on Aurora Ave
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by David Hyde, Erica Barnett, and Sandeep Kaushik
2M ago
Street prostitution, crime and drugs on Aurora Ave are among the topics for this special live edition of Seattle Nice.  This episode was taped Thursday May 2nd at the Haller Lake Community Club.  Book Seattle Nice Live! for your next neighborhood or other event. Please email us at realseattlenice@gmail.com.  Quinn Waller is our editor.    Support the Show. Support us on Patreon ..read more
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$5M Lawsuit accuses Seattle police of sexual discrimination and harassment
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by David Hyde, Erica Barnett, and Sandeep Kaushik
2M ago
Four female employees are suing SPD for alleged harassment and sexual discrimination by Chief Adrian Diaz and other leaders.  The pod dissects and debates.  Our editor is Quinn Waller.  Support the Show. Support us on Patreon ..read more
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New Poll: Is Seattle's glass half full or still half empty?
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3M ago
Today's pod gets into new poll results about what Seattle's thinking and feeling. Most people say quality of life in the city has improved somewhat compared to last year. But last year most people said things really sucked. Seattle Nice discusses, debates and digresses.  If you have any show requests, hot tips or questions please email us at realseattlenice@gmail.com or message us at twitter.com/RealSeattleNice  Our editor is Quinn Waller.   Support the show Support us on Patreon ..read more
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Seattle's new police contract, $1.35 billion transportation levy and the migrant crisis
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by David Hyde, Erica Barnett, and Sandeep Kaushik
3M ago
This week the pod talks about the new Seattle Police contract, Mayor Bruce Harrell's proposed $1.35 billion transportation levy, and the politics of the migrant crisis in the region.  Our editor is Quinn Waller Support the show Support us on Patreon ..read more
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