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The Record: Thursday, May 17, 2018


Opponents of Seattle's new employee head tax are not giving up - they're trying to get the tax repealed. KUOW's Amy Radil sat down with Bill Radke to break down their arguments. 

And funding isn't the only piece of ending homelessness: there's also the question of where people should go. Sara Rankin, director of Seattle University's Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, spoke about a recently released report that details ways in which the city's approach to homelessness should change.

If you're of a certain age, you probably remember a deep mourning when Pluto was demoted from its planet status. My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nine... what then? It's just not the same. Planetary scientist Alan Stern and astrobiologist David Grinspoon were part of a mission to explore the disputed planet.

The Seattle International Film Festival begins today. A short film, "Always," follows a couple grieving the loss of a miscarriage. Seattle writer and director Angela DiMarco spoke about the film, which premieres on Memorial Day.