Imposing these new restrictions is like forcing everyone to drive 10mph on the highway, because 30% of drivers refuse to wear a seat belt.
Catching up with the latest organizational endorsements for the August 3rd, 2021 Primary for Seattle
The Stranger’s recommendations have occupied the key policy setting positions in Seattle, other than mayor, for quite some time. They’re no longer the outsiders; they’re the insiders. If you love the Seattle City Council, you should follow The Stranger’s endorsements yet again.
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.
What’s happened to the $3 million that City Council allocated for research to feed into participatory budgeting?
Seattle City Council signals a veto-proof majority for a 50% cut in police funding. But where are the metrics?
There’s a new City Council in Seattle. If human beings actually behave as they appear to believe, we’re in for some major improvements.
King County’s Restaurant Inspection Grades, which is based upon the average of red-card violations in the past four inspections I’m exploring the Python stack for data analysis and machine learning. I know I’m late to the party, but have only recently discovered the impressive Jupyter Notebook (formerly IPython) data analysis platform and community. It makes “storytelling from data” easy. But doing so with ease requires fluency with a sometimes unintuitive yet very powerful syntax. Today’s…