Julia Conley, staff writer
"Americans are more humane and compassionate than institutions created and controlled by the powerful few."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Seattle city council member Kshama Sawant may be heading to electoral defeat after a sustained campaign against her candidacy by Amazon.
"It's supposed to be a democratic process and it's not a democratic process...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Seattle Public Schools should stand with the global climate justice movement...


Is there anything more enraging than the ugly spectacle of Senate millionaires and lobbyists - a broad coalition "from the rich to the very rich to the super-rich" - ganging up to defeat a minimum wage raise supported by the majority of the American people, aka the people they ostensibly represent? Seattle helped ease the pain a bit with a phased-in deal to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour over a few years, proving MLK was right again about that arc of the moral universe.