Can Seattle Save the World?

Global Health
0 Seattle still wants to save the world

As regular readers know, the title of last week’s “Can Seattle Save the World? (Poverty, Health and Chocolate)” was tongue-firmly-in-cheek, but also meant to raise some important questions. There’s a serious debate about the meaning and priority of “health” in “global health.” The event itself proved so popular that we…

Social Business
4 Poverty, health and chocolate: Do-gooder central

Updated, 2:30pm KPLU-Humanosphere’s event Tuesday night at Seattle Town Hall — Can Seattle Save the World? — was clearly a huge hit, drawing in an estimated 700 people, despite our best efforts to confuse you. Yes, the title was a bit goofy. We intended it so. And yes, I know…

Basics
2 Preview of the issues: Can Seattle Save the World?

Here are a few thoughts in advance of tonight’s event at Town Hall Seattle. Can Seattle Save the World? What do we intend to accomplish asking a question like that? It’s a bit irreverent, sure. That’s the point. We seem to have countless meetings, forums and symposiums these days that…

Basics
1 Join the conversation: Can Seattle Save the World?

The forum doesn’t begin until 7 p.m. PST at Town Hall Seattle, but you can join in the conversation right now using the Twitter hashtag #SEAsaves. Not able to attend the event? KPLU’s Charla Bear will also be live blogging right here, at Humanosphere.org, starting at 7 p.m.Can Seattle Save…