Civics & Culture

The Learning Gap Between Seattle and its Schools

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As of Thursday, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) had six days of school and six days of late school buses. It's a local impact of...

The View From Nathan’s Bus: The Gift and the Question – a Day on...

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Felt this way before. These are sensations I have before today appreciated. But distance away can clarify things, bring into sharp relief what you've forgotten...

Sunday Video: Why Did Cities Build Downtown Malls?

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https://youtu.be/PFG90WI8wI4 Dave Amos explores the history and life of downtown malls in North America. He points out their pitfalls and what alternatives may be better...
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...