Civics & Culture

Tim Burgess is a bald white man with glasses dressed in a dark suit and yellow tie.

Appeal Denied: Compassion Seattle’s Charter Amendment is Dead

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CA 29 is over, but the debate over how to end homelessness is not A three-judge panel from the Washington State Court of Appeals has...
The Richmond Night Market

Regular Night Markets Are a Natural Addition to Seattle

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With over a year of Stay Healthy Streets and Café Streets, Seattleites have become accustomed and even approving of the pedestrianization and expanded use...

Sunday Video: How The US Made Affordable Homes Illegal

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https://youtu.be/0Flsg_mzG-M Vox digs deep into why American housing is so expensive, which runs the gamut from exclusionary zoning practices to a history of redlining.

Midweek Video: E-Bikes Could Change Cities Forever

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https://youtu.be/IJkzX6sy6sE Dave Amos looks at how e-bikes, which are useful at mid distances, are catching on and could change the way people get around in...

Compassion Seattle Fires Back as Charter Amendment Faces Second Lawsuit

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Seattle voters wait for a judicial decision that will determine if the controversial city charter amendment critics call an unfunded mandate masquerading as a...

Sunday Video: What’s The Impact of Noise on Us?

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https://youtu.be/qryWWGP0kKs Vox takes a deep dive into noise and its effects on humans. As the video shows, much of the noise people experience in their...

The View From Nathan’s Bus: Release

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On the 75. Recently a woman yelled up toward me, "there's a guy smoking crack in the back of the bus! Tell him to get...

Sunday Video: A City Split in Half

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https://youtu.be/P6qg0sKJJKM Berlin shows how arbitrary and definitive administrative boundaries can be through its divided history between West Germany and East Germany after World War II....