Landlord groups claim government intervention to prevent displacement actually hurts renters. Let’s take a closer look.
Legislators invoked an exemption when they passed a new tax on investment income. Their only problem? The truth.
Conservative pundits disparage the new anti-racism education laws coming out of Olympia, but there is nothing harmful about telling the truth.
The Supreme Court decision in Loving v. Virginia ended anti-miscegenation laws in the U.S. long after our state had done the same. But the history is complicated.
Grumpy, agitated, or embarrassed voters do not favor the status quo. They vote for change.
Not long ago, halting an airport expansion over climate issues and environmental justice concerns might have seemed far-fetched. But times are changing.
In arguing that the South won the Civil War, historian Heather Cox Richardson points to the paradox of the cowboy and how it presents an enduring dilemma for our democracy.
With a departing mayor and low approval ratings for the city council, expectations are high for a change election. It's not clear that will happen.
Supporting Seattle’s WNBA champs and bringing back its men's team are not mutually exclusive.
When the maps are redrawn, both parties will need to make choices about who their voters are.
The department's inability to change over the past year has shown that its problems are hardwired into policing, and reform is not working.
The authors of the homelessness initiative have pulled a page from the Tim Eyman playbook, using a hot-button issue that could drive turnout and force candidates to take a stand.
Confronting modern policing’s roots in medieval England and American slavery will do more to make us all safer.
The effort to remove city councilmember Kshama Sawant is just the latest in a litany of attempted ousters that began in the Progressive Era.
Even informed opinions on how the proposed charter amendment would actually tackle homelessness vary wildly. That should be a red flag for voters.