Initially pleasantly surprised by the high court’s ruling, Dreamers in Washington are looking toward the presidential election for a more permanent solution.
A reader asks: How will we know when it's safe to travel by airplane again?
Sidelined by COVID-19, Seattle's climate goals are back on the table, thanks to community and city council support.
Two years after the failed ‘head tax,’ the city council found a new path forward, without the same opposition.
As the moratorium nears expiration, landlords prepare to sue the state to roll back pandemic housing protections.
What we learned about why some artists don’t want their work to be “saved.”
Chris Vance, a former Republican party chairman, is a senior fellow at the Niskanen Center and an adjunct professor at University of Washington.
In the governor’s race and beyond, the GOP needs to get far away from the toxic populism of Eyman and Donald Trump.
Shaun Scott is a Seattle-based writer, organizer, and filmmaker.
Subverting the law to uphold it is nothing new for Seattle’s 'troops.'
Katie Wilson, a contributing columnist, is the General Secretary of the Transit Riders Union.
Can theories about the 2008 financial collapse shine a light on the COVID-19 slump?
David Plouffe, who managed both of the former president’s successful runs, weighs in on the race for the White House in the age of coronavirus.
John Dickerson on why Trump appears to be failing at the ‘hardest job in the world’ — and whether Joe Biden could succeed.
Crosscut reporter Melissa Santos gave birth during a global crisis. Her son will grow up in a society transformed by upheaval.
Reader-driven questions answered by Crosscut.
A new exhibit wants to validate the importance of graffiti, while graffiti 30 minutes away is destroyed by city officials.
Plus: A popcorn pro-tip.
Local commemorations disprove the myth that the Pacific Northwest was untouched by the Civil War.
The mayor offered ideas to restructure the department but rejected calls for deeper cuts.
City council members and community groups are pushing for a third way to help people in crisis, which may involve some firefighters.
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Faith-based institutions like St. Joseph's have been finding creative new ways to worship together while staying safe and healthy.
Knute “Mossback” Berger is Crosscut's Editor-at-Large.
Attending to our mental well-being was a struggle during better times. Now we really need more support.
Laura Knapp serves as director of Behavioral Health Northwest Service Area, Providence Regional Medical Center Everett.
Whether our present predicament will last months or years sidesteps important questions about capitalism.