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Guest Opinion

Let's Move Seattle: 10 Reasons People Are Voting Yes

An affordable, accountable, equitable investment in our transportation system.

  • By Shefali Ranganathan
  • Published 10/12/2015

Guest Opinion

Seattle's Liberal Comfort Zone Exposed

What happened at Westlake was very Seattle.

  • By Roger Valdez
  • Published 08/11/2015


It's Time to Fact-Check the RHA's Stance on Housing Issues

City council candidate Lisa Herbold's housing affordability platform includes allowing Seattle to make local decisions about rent control.

  • By Lisa Herbold
  • Published 08/07/2015


And We DISLIKE Lisa Herbold's Spin on Rent Control

A guest editorial from the Rental Housing Association of Washington

  • By Sean Martin
  • Published 08/05/2015

Afternoon Jolt

Suprise! Support for Zoning Changes Now Running Even with Anticipated Negative Backlash

Judging from emails to the mayor, support for zoning changes is trending

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/10/2015


A Social Justice Urbanism

Sierra Club leaders outline affordable housing platform

  • By Jesse Piedfort, Robert Cruickshank, and Bonnie Gail
  • Published 06/25/2015


We Don't Need Rent Control

The city already has price controls in place along with other affordable housing programs and tools we can expand or use for affordable housing.

  • By Roger Valdez
  • Published 05/06/2015


A Linkage Fee for an Affordable and Just Seattle

Low-income advocates make the case against de facto segregation.

  • By Ubax Gardheere and Lauren Craig
  • Published 03/27/2015


The 52 Percent

Why aren't there any renters on the city council?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/30/2014

Guest Op/Ed

Creating High Quality Preschool

Here's why the Seattle YMCA and Washington state Head Start support Prop. 1B.

  • By Bob Gilbertson and Joel Ryan
  • Published 10/09/2014


The Evolution of Mike O'Brien

Green Mike O'Brien and Blue Ed Murray, supposed political rivals, are meeting in the turquoise middle.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/08/2014


Failing to Raise Fees on Developers Won't Lead to "Segregation"

Smart Growth Seattle's Roger Valdez argues that Seattle's affordable housing policy won't lead to racial "segregation" as some low-income housing advocates have said.

  • By Roger Valdez
  • Published 08/12/2014


Guest Editorial: It's a McWedding and I'm Lovin' It

Working Washington's fast food policy director says franchises should pay the same minimum wage as every other big corporation.

  • By Sejal Parikh
  • Published 08/06/2014


Women’s Rights are Under Attack—But What Else is New?

Legal Voice director Lisa Stone on this week's Supreme Court ruling against women's reproductive rights.

  • By Lisa Stone
  • Published 07/02/2014


Guest Op-Ed: Vote No on Permanent Metropolitan Parks District

Opponents of August park ballot measure say we need a more accountable parks policy.

  • By Don Harper and Carol Fisher
  • Published 06/17/2014


Seattle Flirts with a Cut Your Nose to Spite Your Face Transportation Policy

In a guest op/ed, the Downtown Seattle Association's Jon Scholes argues that two Metro funding proposals are "misguided."

  • By Jon Scholes
  • Published 05/21/2014


A Nonprofit Manager Argues Against the Immediate $15 Minimum Wage

Sylvia Fuerstenberg, director of The Arc of King County, a group that advocates for the rights of people in King County with intellectual and developmental disabilities, argues against proposals to immediately implement a $15 minimum wage in Seattle.

  • By Sylvia Fuerstenberg
  • Published 04/18/2014


Support Seattle Parks with Sustainable, Dedicated Funding

In a guest op/ed, two parks district supporters argue that a new metropolitan parks district will create a sustainable, long-term funding source for parks in Seattle.

  • By Mark Okazaki and Steve Dubiel
  • Published 04/16/2014


Why “$15 Now” Has Nothing to Do With Inflation, Productivity, or a Living Wage

A guest op/ed writer argues that the "15 Now" movement has nothing to do with inflation, productivity, or a "living wage."

  • By Maxford Nelson
  • Published 04/15/2014


Guest Op/Ed: For Those With Disabilities, Transit Is a Lifeline

Two disability activists argue that transit access isn't a privilege; it's a lifeline.

  • By Teresa "Flying Eagle" Baird and Jacob Struiksma
  • Published 10/15/2013
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