Katie Wilson is the General Secretary of the Transit Riders Union, a Seattle-based organization advocating for improved public transit and other progressive urban issues. She is a contributing columnist covering local politics and urbanism.
Suddenly Amazon and other corporate backers are willing to make a concession — but only to avoid a larger one.
More than benevolent billionaires, what we really need is democracy.
The prolific local historian talks art, counterculture, and the importance of knowing the history of where you live.
The history and politics of making rent less damn high, in Seattle and beyond.
Seattleites of the future will remember the 2010s for the first stirrings of a new movement.
Looking back on my first year in Seattle, it's the work that comes back.
After a bruising election cycle, it’s time for Seattle to unite around a common enemy.
Managing an apartment building in the early days of the housing crisis, I got a glimpse of the old Seattle.
The passage of Tim Eyman's car-tab initiative underscores the need to right our upside-down tax system. Here's how to enlist Amazon in the cause.
The city has scaled back prosecutions of low-level crimes — for good reason. But without scaling up diversion programs, a backlash is inevitable.