Why are west coast cities suffering through a seemingly intractable growth in homelessness? What can we learn from the relative successes of Amsterdam, Lisbon, Miami and even New York City?Read More
Which candidate most agrees with you in the Seattle 2021 general election? Take the all-new Alignvote quiz to find out.Read More
Part III of my 3-part series featured in Post Alley about the big issues in the upcoming Seattle election. Today’s post: the city’s approach toward homelessness, and a summary of the key “slates”: the more Leftward Slate vs. the more Moderate slate.
If you or other voters are just coming up to speed on the big issues facing us with this election about the direction of our city, feel free to share this three-part series on zoning, crime and homelessness.
Part II in a three-part series, in which I ask questions of the eight campaigns in the Seattle November 2nd General Election and hand the microphone to them. Today’s question: Should Seattle essentially end criminal prosecution for misdemeanors, including shoplifting, property destruction and misdemeanor assault?Read More
In this three-part series, I’m taking a close look at 3 key issues at the heart of the 2021 Seattle November 2nd General Election. Today’s post focuses on residential zoning.Read More
Catching up with the latest organizational endorsements for the August 3rd, 2021 Primary for SeattleRead More
When major outcome indicators are all moving in the wrong direction, and the process which generates these outcomes remains utterly broken for years, and even political allies describe the body one leads as dysfunctional, one should not get a promotion to an even higher position of responsibility.Read More
What’s happened to the $3 million that City Council allocated for research to feed into participatory budgeting?Read More
Seattle City Council signals a veto-proof majority for a 50% cut in police funding. But where are the metrics?Read More
There’s a new City Council in Seattle. If human beings actually behave as our new City Councilmembers seem to believe, we’re in for some major improvements.Read More