Bill Radke reviews the week’s news with Liz Brazile and Knute Berger of Crosscut, and host of the Seattle Channel’s Civic Cocktail, Joni Balter.
Amazon’s facing backlash after putting $1.4 million into Seattle City Council races. Where do they go from here? Plus, Councilmember Lorena Gonzalez has put forth a proposal that would stymie corporate donations. Will it hold up in court?
And speaking of Amazon, the company is officially challenging the Defense Department’s decision to award a $10 billion contract to Microsoft. What will come of that challenge?
Also, Boeing has officially given up on using robots to assemble their 777s. Is this a win for humans?
Plus, Washington has a shortage of special education teachers. Why aren’t we able to keep