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Economy & Jobs

2014 Update: Grading Economics Textbooks on Climate Change

Solid progress in economics textbooks' climate discussions.

EVENTS: Coal & Oil Trains in Bellingham, Everett

Two public panel discussions on Northwest fossil fuel exports.

(Pay To) Park and Ride?

How user fees will produce parking sanity.

Big Is Beautiful

Michael Lind, contra E.F. Schumacher.

Carbon Pricing and Northwest Businesses

A match made in tax-swap heaven?

Highest and Best Use…Or Not.

When NOT improving property is highly profitable.

Seattle Sets Ride-Service Companies Free

The city council's about-face is a win for Lyft, uberX, consumers.

Seattle’s $28 Million Hole

4th Ave and Cherry construction crater nears 10-year milestone.

Land Speculation 101

Use a land-value tax to curb speculative excess.

Climate Messaging, McCarthy-Style

Gina McCarthy delivers a powerful message about carbon pollution standards.