Blog Archive


Why Big Coal Likes Gerrymandered Districts

A switch to district-only voting would be a win for coal in Whatcom County.

Honest Elections Seattle Tames Lobbying Money

Candidates banned from taking money from big lobbying spenders.

Video: Who Funds Seattle’s Political Candidates?

What Seattle's money in politics looks like in two minutes.

Interactive Map: Who Funds Seattle’s Political Candidates?

Half of political contributions come from 0.3% of the city's population.

Who Funds Seattle’s Political Candidates?

Mostly, rich, white people with view homes.

HALA and the Neighborhoods: What’s the Story?

Open up Seattle’s single-family zoning to those who aren’t rich.

HALA and the $100,000 Question

What kind of city does Seattle want to be?

“I Love the Change I’ve Seen in My Neighborhood in the Last Ten Years”

A homeowner on why growth and density are good things.

Preview: Stuck in a Jam

A new documentary about traffic and transit in Seattle.

The Proposed Longview Refinery: Understanding the Basics

What we know and what we don’t about a curious project proposal.