Blog Archive


No Taxation Without (Proportional) Representation!

Explained with the aid of some tasty fruits and veggies.

How the Big Apple Boosted Small Donors

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

How Shell Manipulates Washington State Politics

The Polar Pioneer isn’t the company’s only disruptive presence.

We Can’t Fix Anything Until We Fix Democracy

Getting to the root of the problem.

Event: Oil Trains in Anacortes

Discussing the facts on oil trains in Skagit County.

Honest Elections Seattle Is Legal

Citizens United and all.

Oil Train Explosions: A Timeline in Pictures

Ten explosions in two years, and no end in sight.

The Thin Green Line Grows Stronger

Seattle mayor's blow to Shell's Arctic plans is part of regional fight.

Six Pictures that Illustrate the Staggering Growth in Oil by Rail

Where does it come from, and where does it go?

Charts: Honest Elections Seattle is an Incredible Bargain

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