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How to deal with fascists — lessons from history

The so-called “alt right” is feeling its oats. With Donald Trump about to assume the presidency, white nationalists, supremacists and Neo-Nazis are newly empowered. Take…

In Obama’s farewell, a hint of something new

The first artifact of the new year, then, will be a tweet by the outgoing President. It is a medium uncharacteristic of Barack Obama but…

We speak for the tree: A neighborhood conservation story

Amid all the changes in Seattle, one group of West Seattleites is determined to save a small green patch that characterizes their neighborhood. They call…

As African Americans leave Seattle, black churches hang on by a thread

If you’d told Pastor Reggie Witherspoon in 1987, back when he first heard the call of God to start a place of worship, that one…

How to have a healthier University District — with more people

Seattle is recognized around the world as a leader in addressing climate change. We were one of the first cities in the nation to embrace…

A win for local media: The Seattle Globalist lives on

At a time when the news about the news is often discouraging, with buy-outs and layoffs continuing at local media outlets, there have been a…

Fossil fuel exports in the NW: Down but not out

Environmentalists are celebrating the recent news that Peter Goldmark, Washington State's public lands commissioner, decided against leasing state-owned land in Longview for Millennium Bulk Terminal’s…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Writers Resist: A Celebration of Free Speech This special night is one in a series of readings happening across the country, where writers will be…

Artists ponder how to avoid Seattle’s own ‘Ghost Ship’

In the aftermath of the tragic “Ghost Ship” fire, which swept through a warehouse-turned-underground-arts-space in Oakland, California, killing 36 people, Seattle’s arts community is wondering if…

Inslee defends his budget, promises to resist Trump

Gov. Jay Inslee today gave a spirited defense of his tax plan for the state, while vowing to resist any major changes by the Trump…

Lawmakers try to curb student debt

Though many universities offer financial aid counseling, student loan borrowers — busy balancing classes, work and extracurricular activities — might never seek out these services…

Wanted: a few (hundred) good computer science teachers

Here’s something to wrap your brain around: Washington state, one of the nation’s foremost tech hubs, has historically only offered computer science as an elective…

At UW, students get lessons on homelessness

On a chilly Saturday morning, more than a dozen volunteers helped set up a tent city for the homeless in a new spot: the University…

4 ways the Legislature can make Washington greener

There isn’t really a way around it — the 2016 national election was a big change for our country’s political calculus. President-Elect Donald Trump has…

Lawmaker wants to head off Seattle’s safe-consumption sites

One King County legislator is working on a plan that could dramatically change the conversation around heroin and addiction treatment in Seattle, by short-circuiting any…

Seattle: a test case in Uber’s fight against unions

Ride-hailing giant Uber is suing Seattle in an attempt to stop the city's rollout of a first-of-its-kind chance for drivers to unionize. The lawsuit argues…

At UW, students get lessons on homelessness

On a chilly Saturday morning, more than a dozen volunteers helped set up a tent city for the homeless in a new spot: the University…

Wanted: a few (hundred) good computer science teachers

Here’s something to wrap your brain around: Washington state, one of the nation’s foremost tech hubs, has historically only offered computer science as an elective…

4 ways the Legislature can make Washington greener

There isn’t really a way around it — the 2016 national election was a big change for our country’s political calculus. President-Elect Donald Trump has…

Despite some GOP support, death penalty ban faces tough road

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, with backing from some Republicans as well as by fellow Democrat Gov. Jay Inslee, is embarking on a new push to abolish…

As African Americans leave Seattle, black churches hang on by a thread

If you’d told Pastor Reggie Witherspoon in 1987, back when he first heard the call of God to start a place of worship, that one…

How to deal with fascists — lessons from history

The so-called “alt right” is feeling its oats. With Donald Trump about to assume the presidency, white nationalists, supremacists and Neo-Nazis are newly empowered. Take…

Lawmakers try to curb student debt

Though many universities offer financial aid counseling, student loan borrowers — busy balancing classes, work and extracurricular activities — might never seek out these services…

How to have a healthier University District — with more people

Seattle is recognized around the world as a leader in addressing climate change. We were one of the first cities in the nation to embrace…

A win for local media: The Seattle Globalist lives on

At a time when the news about the news is often discouraging, with buy-outs and layoffs continuing at local media outlets, there have been a…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Writers Resist: A Celebration of Free Speech This special night is one in a series of readings happening across the country, where writers will be…

We speak for the tree: A neighborhood conservation story

Amid all the changes in Seattle, one group of West Seattleites is determined to save a small green patch that characterizes their neighborhood. They call…

Inslee defends his budget, promises to resist Trump

Gov. Jay Inslee today gave a spirited defense of his tax plan for the state, while vowing to resist any major changes by the Trump…