Since 2015, local photographer, Nate Gowdy has been working on a personal project to document the Trump era’s political campaigns and culture. On January 6, 2021, he was in Washington DC to document the atmosphere around the Congressional confirmation of electoral votes for Rolling Stone. The day was interrupted by a mob attack on the country’s capitol building. Gowdy shared his experiences with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama within a week after the event.
Hardy Merriman is President and CEO of the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict. For nearly two decades his work has focused on human rights and prodemocracy movements around the world that use non-violent tactics, strikes, boycotts, non-cooperation and other non-violent actions to fight authoritarianism. (more…)
Thousands of Seattleites joined a nationwide rally on November 8th, 2018, in support of Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The Northwest News Network’s Casey Martin reports it comes after President Trump replaced Attorney General Jeff Sessions with a critic of Mueller’s investigation into the Trump campaign.
This week marks Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office and opinions vary on how he’s doing. KBCS’s Gol Hoghooghi visited the Bellevue College campus where students gave their take on how President Trump is- or isn’t – fulfilling his campaign promises.
The 2018 budget blueprint is slated to cut nearly all areas of government, outside of the military and immigration enforcement. It defunds domestic programs for the arts, humanities, and public broadcasting. It also cuts deeply into assistance for rural communities, where the president garnered significant support during the election. YES! Magazine’s Susan Gleason speaks with magazine senior editor James Trimarco about the impacts of proposed budget cuts to domestic programs in low income communities.
Over a thousand women marched against hate of any kind on Seattle’s Capitol Hill on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016. KBCS reporter, Casey Martin has more.
Since the results of Tuesday’s election, thousands took to the streets across the country. In Seattle, protesters walked from downtown Seattle to the University of Washington campus. KBCS Producer Casey Martin captured some perspectives from Wednesday night’s gatherings.
photos: courtesy of Casey Martin
Here’s a sampling of post-election thoughts and emotions from yesterday. KBCS News Director, Yuko Kodama takes you out onto the campus of Bellevue College to hear from students, and staff.
Democracy Now! features a special two-hour, post 2016 elections edition.
Democracy Now!’s features “Expanding the Debate” 2016 U.S. presidential debate coverage with a feed from the October 9th presidential debate.
- On Sunday, October 9, 2016, Democracy Now! offered 3.5 hour coverage from the U.S. presidential debate in St. Louis, MO.
- On Monday, October 10, 2016, Democracy Now! offered a special extra hour, expanding the debate to include candidates that were excluded from the debates.