Coffee

Is Fair Trade Really Fair?

Bellingham-based importer Edwin Martinez knows the coffee business, from the most remote grower in Guatemala to the man-bunned barista on Capitol Hill—and he thinks globally averaged profit sharing hurts the industry.

08/23/2016 By Darren Davis

Morning Fizz

Urbanist Hopes, Democratic Expectations, and Neighborhood Demands

What Tim Kaine means for the Democrats, what Jim McDermott means for the Democrats, and what West Woodland wants from Ballard.

07/25/2016 By Josh Feit

Farewells

What’s Congressman Jim McDermott’s Real Legacy?

Legislative success—or simply the the soft liberalism of low expectations.

07/18/2016 By Josh Feit