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Friday Editorial

Mayor Murray Needs to Stop Triangulating on Homelessness

As Murray holds finger in the wind, council holds substantive discussions on encampments.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/23/2016

Afternoon Editorial

Just How Silly Has Seattle's Lefty Rhetoric Become?

Public testimony at yesterday's council hearing was out of sync with reality.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/03/2016

Guest Opinion

A Tangible Solution to the Housing Affordability Crisis

Downtown Seattle Association director makes case for housing levy measure.

  • By Jon Scholes
  • Published 07/29/2016

Guest Opinion

Don't Pause, Double Down on Seattle's Transportation Progress

As a national model of smart transit policy, Seattle needs to embrace its success.

  • By Jon Orcutt
  • Published 06/28/2016

Guest Opinion

It's Time for Republicans to Get Voting Rights Right

A Democratic response to an undemocratic voting system.

  • By Pramila Jayapal and Tina Podlodowski
  • Published 04/08/2016

Afternoon Editorial

Proactive Renaissance

Iterative planning is not an option if Seattle wants to succeed in the future.

  • By Jon Scholes
  • Published 02/09/2016

Guest Opinion

Trans Women Are Women. Period.

The legislature's priority should be protection, not discrimination.

  • By Danni Askini
  • Published 01/29/2016


A City Hall Skeptic Likes the Name Changes at City Hall

Assessing the Latino Bloc at City Hall.

  • By Roger Valdez
  • Published 01/04/2016

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
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