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Highlighting big ideas from both recent and soon-to-come events, In The Moment is a rolling Town Hall timeline, with you at the center. Every two weeks, hosts Steve Scher and Jini Palmer rewind through the recent past and fast-forward to the near future, catching you up on events you may have missed and offering a glimpse into the weeks ahead. With hundreds of programs annually, it’s impossible to make them all–In The Moment helps you stay in touch with Town Hall even when you can’t be here, and points the way to nights you won’t want to miss.

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. Jini Palmer is the Digital Producer at Town Hall. Prior to joining Town Hall’s program team, she interned on 88.5 KNKX‘s Sound Effect, in addition to various film and music projects.

 

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Mar 15, 2018

The ISB Future of Health Panel discusses data from many different fields that points to a necessity for a holistic future of medicine; the Stimson Center Oceans Panel outlines the need for a tough but fair approach to curtail the damaging practice of illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing; Amy Chua and Bill Radke explore concepts that drive humans to create tribes based on culture, aesthetics, or politics—and why these tribes are becoming more and more rigid; and Steve Scher interviews Leonard Mlodinow on the advances in psychology and neuroscience that have defined the adaptive, non-linear mindset he calls "elastic thinking," Hosts Jini Palmer and Steve Scher select standout moments from the previous two weeks of events and look forward to the next.