It’s October 2023. Let’s check-in on the empirical results of progressive policymaking over the past decade. Is it really the most “compassionate” and “effective” approach that we were promised?Read More
I’ve built a news and commentary aggregator for Seattle. Pacific Northwest headlines, news and views, updated every 15 minutes.Read More
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
Why must those least at risk be deprived of the most? Mask mandates reduce opportunities for enjoyment and fulfillment at school, yet they don’t even show compelling evidence they work.Read More
Catching up with the latest organizational endorsements for the August 3rd, 2021 Primary for SeattleRead More
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.Read More