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Hacks & Wonks

Sep 18, 2020

This week Crystal and rotating guest co-host Erica Barnett dive into how Covid 19 and our poor air quality have affected those experiencing homelessness, and how our elected leaders have either improved or exacerbated the situation. Additionally, they get into fare enforcement on transit, the continuing budget fight...


Sep 11, 2020

Rotating co-host Ashley Archibald of Real Change joins Crystal to recap what happened this week, including Seattle City Council budget talks, whether or not Mayor Durkan has a plan, and the resignation of Merrick Bobb.


Aug 21, 2020

This week Crystal is joined by Michael Charles, managing partner of CD Strategic and political consultant extraordinaire to talk about the resignation of Police Chief Carmen Best, and why conservatives in Washington had such a strong showing in the primaries.


Jun 12, 2020

Most know Nikkita Oliver from making headlines during the Seattle mayoral race of 2017. While she didn’t end up one of the top two, she powerfully moved the needle in Seattle politics, centering the conversation on those frequently excluded from halls of power instead of the established players.Today she joins Crystal...