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The city council passed legislation in 2008 that was supposed to be temporary, but stronger measures still haven’t taken root.
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Attending to our mental well-being was a struggle during better times. Now we really need more support.
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Whether our present predicament will last months or years sidesteps important questions about capitalism.
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At demonstrations here and across America, police and protesters face two fundamentally unequal fears.
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Crosscut reporter Melissa Santos gave birth during a global crisis. Her son will grow up in a society transformed by upheaval.
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I've been trying to answer a question all our bodies are asking: COVID or NOVID?
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The pandemic wrecked the economy. The protests shook the city's soul. Now Mayor Durkan is staring down a dire future.
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