Knute Berger

The former pander bear seems changed.

Tan, Rested, and ReadyFor What?

Clinton teases Seattle with the possibilities.

The former pander bear seems changed.
Taxing Times

Taxing Times

Political death and taxes are still a reality, leaving voters with a slate of poor choices.

Taxing Times
That Elusive Outrage

That Elusive Outrage

The media are reporting plenty of scandals, but no one seems to care.

That Elusive Outrage
The 'Just Right' People

The ‘Just Right’ People

The classic Seattle bungalow is the new spotted owl.

The 'Just Right' People
The Age of Treason

The Age of Treason

Just who is selling America out?

The Age of Treason
The Anti-Monopolist

The Anti-Monopolist

Robert McChesney wants a more democratic media marketplace, but don't play games with him.

The Anti-Monopolist
The Battle of Bellevue

The Battle of Bellevue

There was no tear gas at the Bush demonstrationsjust two different realities.

The Battle of Bellevue

The Empire Falls Down

Eventually. The lessons of Rome in the deserts of Iraq.

The Faith of Journalism

The Faith of Journalism

A heathen editor confronts his own 'religion.'

The Faith of Journalism
The future of the future

The future of the future

Are time capsules becoming a thing of the past?

The future of the future

The Gambler

In Slick Rick, we got what we paid for.

The God Wars

The God Wars

From here in the 'None Zone,' a feeling of helplessness as religious warriors relentlessly reshape the world.

The God Wars
The gorilla of growth

The gorilla of growth

How to live with the beast that is Boeing.

The gorilla of growth
The House of Boeing

The House of Boeing

Truths about power are revealed in Olympia's black humor.

The House of Boeing
The Immoderate GOP

The Immoderate GOP

Whatever the outcome of the national election, voters in Washington have a real chance to do serious damage to the state Republicans in 2004.The party… Continue reading

The Immoderate GOP
Alec Fisken heads up the Compton Nonreport.

The incredible shrinking investigation

It isn't Watergate. It isn't the Warren Commission. Hell, looking into the WTO isn't even an investigation.

Alec Fisken heads up the Compton Nonreport.
The Joy of 'No'

The Joy of ‘No’

Recalling the monorail is a classic Seattle move—and a good one.

The Joy of 'No'
The Little Landmark That Could

The Little Landmark That Could

Despite mishaps, we should keep the old monorail running.

The Little Landmark That Could
The Locke Box

The Locke Box

Its now apparent: Gary switched parties.

The Locke Box

The Long Boe-Bye: The Seattle-Boeing partnership is officially over.

"Nobody can guarantee jobs and security in market-based economies."—Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Alan Mulally, Seattle Times, Sept. 15Now they tell us. For all… Continue reading