Sightline Author

Alan Durning

Alan Durning: Executive director and founder of Sightline Institute, has penned many popular blog series, including car-less living, bicycle neglect, and climate fairness. Prior to Sightline, Durning was a senior researcher at Worldwatch Institute, where he studied the human dimensions of sustainability and wrote the award-winning book How Much Is Enough? Read his full bio. Email: alan [at] sightline [dot] org.

Alan's Posts

Event: Lawrence Lessig at Town Hall Seattle

The democracy reform guru heads to the Northwest.

How the Big Apple Boosted Small Donors

And how Seattle’s Honest Elections initiative could do it even better.

Honest Elections Seattle Is Legal

Citizens United and all.

Charts: Honest Elections Seattle is an Incredible Bargain

Cutting Big Money’s influence in elections will cost mere budget crumbs.

Democracy Vouchers Are Fraud-Repellent

Honest Elections Seattle’s three defenses against cheating.

Seattle Government, Meet Democracy Vouchers

They’re simple. Really simple.

Seattle Candidates, Meet Democracy Vouchers

How Seattle’s new public campaign funding system helps you run for office.

Seattle Voters, Meet Democracy Vouchers

How Seattle’s public campaign funding program will work.

Introducing: The Honest Elections Seattle Initiative

A plan to give ordinary voters an equal voice in money-soaked politics.

Video: A League of Their Own

Money in politics, the Women Voters, and radio celeb Dave Ross.