Daniel Person

Here Come Democracy Vouchers!

Little slips of civic engagement are heading to a mailbox near you.

Seattle Group Hopes to Stage ‘Social Media Blackout’ On Inauguration Day

‘To protest the apparent intentions of the Trump presidency and to demand that more is done to combat fake news stories on social media.’

Our 10 Most Popular Stories of 2016

Hey, pageviews aren’t everything. But they are a thing.

How #ManInTree Showed Us the Reality of Mental Health Treatment in 2016

Cody Lee Miller is finally receiving the treatment he needs. The only question is why he had to do what he did to get it.

Searching for a New Central District in Suburban King County

Kent’s African-American population is booming. Will community follow?

As Expected, Libertarian Party Denied ‘Major Party’ Status in Washington

Party name-checks Harambe in lament over Secretary of State’s decision.

A Monumental Election Year (or Not) For the Libertarian Party

A party official explains their case for getting ‘major party’ status in Washington.

Libertarians Say They’ll Sue If They’re Denied ‘Major Party Status’

Depending on how you count the vote, Gary Johnson either did or did not get 5 percent of the vote in Washington, which would qualify his party for all sorts of goodies.

Amid Charges of Racism and Rent Spiking, Airbnb Teams Up With Seattle Urban League

The platform says it’s a force for social justice, haters be damned.

One Man’s Plan to Turn King Street Station Into an Immigrant Culinary Hub

Something’s going to happen with King Street Station soon. The only question is what.

The City Has Released Labor Rules for Uber, and Nobody Is Happy

Rideshare companies and labor organizers both say the city is missing the mark on laying out how drivers should go about unionizing.

Jamie Ford On the Bitter Talk of Internment in 21st Century America

“We’ve devolved, a little bit, socially.”

The Marijuana Industry Is Not Excited About an Attorney General Jeff Sessions

The senator once said that he had no problem with the KKK until he found out they smoked pot. Yikes.

Labor Unions Jump Into Density Fight, Saying Low-Wage Workers Will Suffer Under the High-rises

A coalition of labor and immigrant groups brings a new dynamic to an old fight over density.

I-732 Did Really, Really Bad Among Late Undecided Voters

As in, 96 percent voted “no” bad. You can thank the Koch Brothers.

How to Bring the Country Back Together … With Selfies

Reunite U.S. aims to get opposition leaders to sit, chat, and snap.

Surprise! Washington Republicans Love Trump After All

While Chris Vance continues to carry the never-Trump mantle, he’s in lonely company as Trump proves victorious.

Will Road Congestion Determine the Sonics’ Fate?

A battle over who has it worse, the proposed SoDo Arena or KeyArena.

Cafe Racer Says It’s On Its Last Legs, Needs Financial Support

The cafe blames heavy street construction on declining revenue.