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caption: The MLK Labor Council worked to elect Kshama Sawant in 2015, but endorsed her opponent in the 2019 election.
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The MLK Labor Council worked to elect Kshama Sawant in 2015, but endorsed her opponent in the 2019 election.
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Old tax, new name

Return of the head tax. Amazon money might come through that, but not through city council elections. An updated anthology of Asian literature that seeks to rectify past issues. And the end of the Seahawks’ run.

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Seattle City Councilor Kshama Sawant

Bill Radke talks to Seattle City Councilor Kshama Sawant about her re-election and her new tax on Amazon.

Brier Dudley, Foreign money in elections

Bill Radke talks to Brier Dudley of the Seattle Times Editorial Board about why they wrote a piece against the Seattle City Council's Clean Campaigns bill.

Tara Fickle, Aiiieeeee

Bill Radke talks to Tara Fickle about her relationship with "Aiiieeeee: Anthology of Asian American Writers." She's an assistant professor of English at the University of Oregon and wrote the forward to the new edition.

Michael-Shawn Dugar, Seahawks

Bill Radke talks to Michael-Shawn Dugar about the Seahawks final loss of the season. Dugar writes about the Seahawks for The Athletic.