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Love Town Hall? Become an insider! In The Moment with Jini Palmer offers a slice of Town Hall culture and puts you in the room for exclusive behind-the-scenes conversations. Listen in as a rotating cast of prominent local voices, along with Chief Correspondent Steve Scher, get to know upcoming speakers before they visit our stages. Get an insider perspective you won’t find anywhere else—a bi-weekly snapshot of all things Town Hall.

Jini Palmer is a filmmaker, multi-instrumentalist, and the Digital Media Producer at Town Hall. She is the host of In The Moment, as well as Town Hall’s Science, Civics, and Arts & Culture series podcasts. Prior to joining Town Hall’s program team, she interned on 88.5 KNKX‘s Sound Effect.

 

 

Fans of Seattle public radio will recognize Steve Scher from his 28 years as a host, writer, and interviewer with 94.9 KUOW. He has earned a national reputation for his beyond-the-headlines approach to issues, and his intelligent and sensitive interviews with authors, scientists, artists and political leaders.

 

 


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Nov 15, 2018

Correspondent Alex Gallo-Brown hears from Denise Hearn about the economic monoliths undermining capitalism in our nation, and the anti-worker policies running rampant in corporate culture (1:55). Chief Correspondent Steve Scher speaks with Alex Rosenblat about her research on Uber, and how its algorithms are quietly manipulating consumers while stripping drivers of their rights (14:23). Steve also sits down with Rob Reich to discuss the corrosive effect of wealthy philanthropy on modern democracy (26:57). This episode's feature highlights L.A. Kauffman who shares success stories of grassroots organizing and a swell in protesters to greater numbers than ever before in history—strong indicators that activists across the nation are willing and able to stand up for the values they hold dear (29:25). Get an insider's look and stay in the know about what's going on in this moment at Town Hall.