mayoral candidate interview http://kuow.org en Meet Mayoral Candidate Peter Steinbrueck http://kuow.org/post/meet-mayoral-candidate-peter-steinbrueck <p></p><p>Ballots for the August 6 primary election go out today. Former Seattle City Councilmember Peter Steinbrueck hopes to lead the nine-person race and have a shot for getting elected mayor in November. Ross Reynolds talks to Steinbrueck about what he would bring to the mayor’s office.</p><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 18:16:16 +0000 the conversation with ross reynolds 16869 at http://kuow.org Meet Mayoral Candidate Peter Steinbrueck Seattle Mayoral Candidates Staadecker And Harrell, And A New Push Against "Stand Your Ground" http://kuow.org/post/seattle-mayoral-candidates-staadecker-and-harrell-and-new-push-against-stand-your-ground <p></p><p><strong>Seattle Mayoral Candidate Charlie Staadecker</strong><br>Seattle mayoral candidate Charlie Staadecker joins us to talk about his run ahead of the August 6 primary election.</p><div><strong>"Stand Your Ground" Gets New Scrutiny After Zimmerman Verdict</strong><br><span style="line-height: 1.5;">While George Zimmerman didn’t end up using Florida’s "Stand Your Ground" law in his defense in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the statute loomed large over his case. In an interview with CNN, one juror said that the jury had the state's "Stand Your Ground" law in mind when deciding Zimmerman’s fate. We talk with John Nichols, Washington correspondent for The Nation, about a new push to repeal similar laws and the organization that has worked hard to get it on the books.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><p><strong>Seattle Mayoral Candidate Bruce Harrell </strong><br>Our series of interviews with each of Seattle's mayoral candidates continues with City Councilmember Bruce Harrell. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Weekday 16802 at http://kuow.org Seattle Mayoral Candidates Staadecker And Harrell, And A New Push Against "Stand Your Ground" Seattle Mayoral Candidate Mary Martin http://kuow.org/post/seattle-mayoral-candidate-mary-martin <p></p><p>Meet Socialist Worker’s Party candidate for mayor of Seattle, Mary Martin. She says the next mayor of Seattle must defend the working class. What exactly would she do as mayor to protect the working class? Ross Reynolds talks to her about that and what else she would bring to the mayor’s office.</p><p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:58:40 +0000 the conversation with ross reynolds 16794 at http://kuow.org Seattle Mayoral Candidate Mary Martin Seattle Mayoral Candidate Douglas McQuaid, And Greendays http://kuow.org/post/seattle-mayoral-candidate-douglas-mcquaid-and-greendays <p></p><p></p><p><strong>Mayoral Candidate Douglas McQuaid</strong><br>Seattle Mayoral candidate Douglas McQuaid joins <em>Weekday</em> to discuss the issues he feels are important to the city ahead of the August primary.</p><p><strong>The Hidden Dangers in Common Beauty Products</strong><br>People use a lot of products to stay clean and attractive. Lotion, shampoo, deodorant, face cream, sunblock, and cosmetics are commonplace, but do we know what’s in them? Shampoos often contain sulfates and parabens which can be hormone disrupters. Lotions often contain propyleneglycol which is used to make anti-freeze. Chemicals in some sunscreens are linked to cancer in women. In a complicated world of long unknown chemical names, what can we use to stay clean and attractive without hurting our bodies inadvertently? Why aren’t these products better regulated?</p><p><strong>Greendays Gardening Panel</strong><br>Our gardening panel includes a flower expert, native plant expert, and vegetable gardening expert. They answer your gardening questions every Tuesday.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 16752 at http://kuow.org Seattle Mayoral Candidate Douglas McQuaid, And Greendays Seattle Mayoral Candidate Kate Martin, And Author Chuck Klosterman http://kuow.org/post/seattle-mayoral-candidate-kate-martin-and-author-chuck-klosterman <p></p><p><strong>Sakara Remmu On Zimmerman's Acquittal</strong><br>The verdict in the George Zimmerman trial sparked protests, copious editorials and even riots across the country this week with many voices calling for more dialogue around racism in the US. To that end, we speak with local activist, writer and self-described “mother of black children” Sakara Remmu.</p><p><strong>Mayoral Candidate Kate Martin</strong><br>Seattle Mayoral candidate Kate Martin joins <em>We</em><em>ekday </em>to discuss the issues she feels are important to the city ahead of the August primary.<br><br><strong>Chuck Klosterman On Grappling With Villains</strong><br>What is is about the bad guy, or girl, that’s so alluring?&nbsp; From Robert Redford and Paul Newman as con men in “The Sting” to the murderous drug dealer Omar Little of HBO’s “The Wire,” we have an increasing fascination with the villains in our culture.&nbsp; At least, that’s what writer Chuck Klosterman thinks.&nbsp; He expands on his ideas in a new book called “I Wear The Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined)."<br><br><strong>The Weather And Hike Of The Week</strong><br><a href="http://www.hikewashington.net/">Michael Fagin</a> suggests a hike that matches the week’s weather forecast. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Weekday 16748 at http://kuow.org Seattle Mayoral Candidate Kate Martin, And Author Chuck Klosterman McGinn Makes The Case For A Second Term http://kuow.org/post/mcginn-makes-case-second-term <p>Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn faces tough competition in his campaign for re-election. He came to office as a political outsider, championing public transit and environmental issues. But many question whether he has followed through on his campaign promises. Ross Reynolds talks with Mayor McGinn about what he would bring to a second term in office. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:55:09 +0000 the conversation with ross reynolds 16719 at http://kuow.org McGinn Makes The Case For A Second Term Joey Gray, Reaction To The Zimmerman Verdict, And The Interfaith Amigos http://kuow.org/post/joey-gray-reaction-zimmerman-verdict-and-interfaith-amigos <p><strong>Mayoral Candidate Joey Gray</strong><br>Seattle mayoral candidate Joey Gray joins <em>Weekday</em> to discuss the issues she feels are important to the city ahead of the August primary.</p><p><strong>Reaction To The Zimmerman Trial</strong><br>Over the weekend a jury of six found George Zimmerman not guilty of second degree murder and the lesser charge of manslaughter in the shooting of 17-year old Trayvon Martin. Protests erupted around the country following the verdict, including a rally of at least 400 people in Seattle’s Westlake center. The incident and subsequent trial touched a nerve with the American public, igniting a debate about race relations in America. Jerry Large wrote about the Zimmerman trial in his Seattle Times column, he explains what the verdict says about the race conversation.</p><p><strong>Growing Old With Pleasure</strong><br>Maybe youth isn’t wasted on the young. Maybe growing old has its own deep and rich rewards. Wendy Lustbader wrote "Life Gets Better: The Unexpected Pleasure of Growing Old.”</p><p><strong>The Interfaith Amigos On 13 Years Of Interfaith Dialogue</strong><br>The Interfaith Amigos have been engaging in religious dialogue for 13 years now. Imam Jamal Rahman, Rabbi Ted Falcon and Pastor Don Mackenzie discuss what they’ve learned throughout their years of discussion. They explain the issues that stand in the way and the lessons they’ve learned that make interfaith conversation more effective. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 16725 at http://kuow.org Joey Gray, Reaction To The Zimmerman Verdict, And The Interfaith Amigos News From D.C., Ed Murray, And "Eating On The Wild Side" http://kuow.org/post/news-dc-ed-murray-and-eating-wild-side <p><strong>News From D.C.</strong><br>We preview the week ahead in Washington, D.C., with<a href="https://twitter.com/jacksonjk"> Jill Jackson</a>, Capitol Hill Producer for CBS News.</p><p><strong>Mayoral Candidate Ed Murray</strong><br>Seattle Mayoral candidate Ed Murray joins <em>Weekday </em>to discuss the issues he feels are important to the city ahead of the August primary.</p><p><strong>Eating Wild With Jo Robinson</strong><br>Eating healthy isn’t really as simple as eat your fruits and veggies. Author and investigative journalist Jo Robinson examines the nutrients in our fruits, vegetables, meat, eggs and dairy products. Jo explains how we can get the most benefits from our food in her book “Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health.”</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Weekday 16704 at http://kuow.org News From D.C., Ed Murray, And "Eating On The Wild Side"