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If you could keep the sun from setting… would you?

11/8/2018
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California passes a resolution to put a ring on daylight saving(s) time; is WA next? In other sunny southern news, San Francisco has approved a tax on big businesses to pay for homelessness programs. UW’s animal research centers are not without controversy. And while women’s anger seems to be having a political moment, that’s not without controversy either.

Duration:00:51:11

Midterm recap: Is Washington more progressive today than it was yesterday?

11/7/2018
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A lot depends on who you ask. We talked district elections, ballot measures, and the tea leaves of turnout. Author Susan Orlean also made an appearance to chat about her new book.

Duration:00:51:46

Will cuffing season ever come to Seattle?

11/6/2018
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Are we truly the worst city in the nation for dating? Discuss.

Duration:00:51:18

November 5th: How sausages feed Australian civic duty

11/5/2018
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Vote a little. Have a sausage. Make a day of it! You might as well – it’s not exactly optional.

Duration:00:50:46

Barred from SCOTUS for wearing a headdress

11/1/2018
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Is it constitutional to keep a tribal leader out of the Supreme Court because of traditional regalia? Is it realistic to ask big tech firms not to contract with ICE, or the Pentagon? And how important is your identity – to others and to you?

Duration:00:51:39

Like so many of our neighbors, do you feel unsheltered?

10/31/2018
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Novelist Barbara Kingsolver’s new book explores what happens when you do everything right and still can’t find the ground beneath you. Separately: what should you do if you see a spider in your home? And for teens who carry guns: why? And is there a better way?

Duration:00:51:01

With great talent comes mental illness, says this psychiatrist

10/30/2018
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King County Executive Dow Constantine takes our questions and yours. Also, can Washington state lawmakers block anyone on their social media accounts? We also talk to a psychiatrist who embraces his “crazy” family, and two Seattleites who are creating a map of the weird inside city limits.

Duration:00:50:58

The case for American intervention

10/29/2018
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When should the US intervene in foreign affairs, and when should we stay out of it? We also speak to two leaders in the Seattle Jewish community and check in with journalists ahead of tomorrow’s Political Mischief event.

Duration:00:51:26

"Our political ideas describe a world that no longer exists"

10/25/2018
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What tech is the city of Seattle using to surveil its citizens? What does today's charter school ruling mean for education in Washington state? And how will we grapple with the increasing overlap between technology and the state?

Duration:00:51:06

Debate: Should Washington voters change the state's deadly force law?

10/24/2018
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Should Washington state change the law and change the training around police officer's use of deadly force? Voters will decide this November with a vote on I-940.

Duration:00:24:32

October 23rd: Get counted

10/23/2018
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This month on the show, we’ve been answering your questions about tight races and ballot initiatives. But why does Washington vote the way it does at all?

Duration:00:50:40

The Record: Monday, October 22

10/22/2018
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The “grocery tax” might not be all that it seems.

Duration:00:51:07

What do you wonder about the Puget Sound region?

10/18/2018
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You asked, we answered.

Duration:00:51:50

'Curious simpletons' get a peek at life on Mars

10/17/2018
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You don’t have to be a planetary exploration specialist to understand this science (but we talked to one anyway).

Duration:00:51:07

A tale of two Smiths

10/16/2018
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The race is on for Washington’s 9th. Also, we hear more about ballot initiative 1631 on carbon fees, and remember Paul Allen.

Duration:00:51:22

Senator Warren takes the test

10/16/2018
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DNA testing is becoming increasingly widespread; in this instance, it’s being used to bolster political bona fides and has sparked discussions about whether genes have anything to do with identity.

Duration:00:51:13

Washington joins a growing number of states in abandoning capital punishment

10/11/2018
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“We now know, and the Supreme Court decision affirmed, that zip code and race are likely determinants of whether the accused is given the death penalty. There is nothing equal, fair, or just if that has occurred. And unfortunately, it has.”

Duration:00:39:52

Can Seattle tax its traffic away?

10/10/2018
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Congestion pricing: the good, the bad, and the eye-popping pricetag of London’s driving fee.

Duration:00:37:25

Scoot your way to personal injury?

10/9/2018
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Other cities have thrilling electric scooter share: why not Seattle? The hidden danger of two-wheeling it.

Duration:00:35:03