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Why we need better arguing

Eric Liu says we need better arguing, and less stupid arguing, to make our democracy better. KUOW's Joshua McNichols explains the tax hike passed by the state legislature. And UW Professor Saadia Pekkanen tells us about the new space race.

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Eric Liu, Become America

Bill Radke talks to Eric Liu, author of Become America, about what democracy needs today.

Joshua McNichols, B&O Tax

Bill Radke talks to KUOW reporter Joshua McNichols about the state raising its business and occupation tax, particularly on Amazon and Microsoft.

Saadia Pekkanen, the new space race

Bill Radke talks to UW Professor of International Studies Saadia Pekkanen about the new space race.

David Barash, Through A Glass Brightly

Bill Radke talks to David Barash about his book, "Through a Glass Brightly," about why sometimes the sneakiest survive to evolve. This is a re-airing of an interview from January 2019.