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Robert Satiacum, a member of Washington's Puyallup Tribe and a Washington state elector, poses for a photo, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.
AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

Bill Radke speaks with Washington state elector Robert Satiacum, a Puyallup tribe elder, about his decision to go against the popular vote if Hillary Clinton wins the state. Satiacum, who spoke from Standing Rock where he was protesting the oil pipeline, said Clinton does not represent his America. 

File photo of Interstate 5 passing through downtown Seattle.
KUOW Photo/Joshua McNichols

Bill Radke speaks with senior editor at The Urbanist, Doug Trumm, about his idea to rip out I-5 from downtown Seattle.

In an recent article, Trumm argued that I-5 should be removed from I-90 to 520 and the land used for parks, affordable housing and business development. 

The Record: Tuesday, Nov 8, Full Show

Nov 8, 2016
Ballot drop box in Seattle.
KUOW Photo/Liz Jones

Robert Satiacum promised to uphold the will of the people. He is a Washington state elector. He agreed to cast his electoral vote based on who wins. Now he says he might not cast that vote for Hillary Clinton no matter who wins. 

Also, this hour you have to wait to find out who will be your president. How will you spend that time? What's the wisest way to spend that time? And we're not all elections today. We will make case for why we should tear down I-5 in downtown Seattle.

Bill Radke talks with Robin DiAngelo about how listeners reacted to our earlier conversation about how white people experience race.

The Record: Monday, Nov 7, Full Show

Nov 7, 2016
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KUOW Photo/John Ryan

The polls show Clinton leading Trump. Is there any reason to distrust those polls? Also, why do Canadians care so much about our election? And we've talked about whiteness on this show. Now KUOW listeners talk back about what they think of racism and being white.

Bill Radke speaks with Dylan Byers, senior reporter for media and politics at CNN, about the latest polls in the presidential race the day before America votes. They discuss the latest of Clinton's emails, Trump's Twitter account, and how much trust voters should place in polls. 

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Bill Radke speaks with Stephen Quinn, host of CBC radio's On The Coast, about the presidential election and how much attention Canadians are paying to it. The answer is a lot. 

The Record: Thursday, Nov 3, Full Show

Nov 3, 2016

Cubs win. Does that mean America's loveable losers are now the Seattle Mariners? Also, you'll meet a Seattle artist and filmmaker who's taking her son to the pipeline protest in North Dakota. And we'll tell you why you should go see robots building robots tonight in Seattle. 

“For a lot of Americans the image they carry in their imagination of Indian peoples is teepees, war bonnets, and Sitting Bull at Wounded Knee and Custer’s last stand – these are those people. This is that place,” said Seattle Times reporter Lynda Mapes, describing the scene of the Dakota Access Pipeline protest.

“Once again, here we are. They’re getting chased off a piece of land that’s in the path of a pipeline.”

Lloyd McClendon, right, was fired from the Seattle Mariners after two seasons.
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Bill Radke speaks with writer and radio host John Moe about the next team to take up the mantle of loveable losers in Major League Baseball. The Chicago Cubs gave up the title Wednesday night after winning the World Series. They ended a 108 year drought when they defeated the Cleveland Indians in Game 7.   

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Level of Confidence, 2015
Courtesy of the artist / Photo: Antimodular Research

Bill Radke speaks with Stranger art critic Jen Graves about the curious sense of techno-human kinship she felt while viewing Robots Building Robots

The multimedia art exhibition is at Seattle University's Hedreen Gallery until December 10th.

The Record: Wednesday, Nov 2, Full Show

Nov 2, 2016

Whoever wins this presidential election, they'll have to deal with the changing American voter. We'll show you how those changes might play out. One year into Seattle's state of emergency how has homelessness changed? And when you return to the earth, why not return as soil? We ask you to consider your own recomposition.

Social workers Bradly Smith and Jackie St. Louis check in on Tonja Warner, who is homeless. Smith and St. Louis walk with cops on their beat and connect people they encounter with services.
KUOW Photo/Joshua McNichols

Bill Radke speaks with Seattle Mayor Ed Murray about the state of emergency on homelessness and what we've done in the year since it was declared.

Katrina Spade of the Urban Death Project.
Courtesy of Urban Death Project/Rania Spade

Bill Radke speaks with Katrina Spade, founder and director of the Urban Death Project, about the system she designed to compost human remains. She plans to test the system at Washington State University soon. 

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Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about a new trade deal between Canada and the European Union, and about the U.S. presidential elections.