Knute Berger

Caught Napping

Sleeping on the job in the home of Starbucks.

Censorship Begins at Home

Censorship Begins at Home

In the current climate, ignorance is seen as strength.

Censorship Begins at Home

Chasing the KCTS Story

How the Weekly got the scoop, if not the credit.

Civic Amnesia

Civic Amnesia

Seattle's got a serious memory problem.

Civic Amnesia
Clean sweep or cover-up?

Clean sweep or cover-up?

WTO investigations by the City Council and the mayor give off mixed signals.

Clean sweep or cover-up?
Come Ride in My Corvair!

Come Ride in My Corvair!

Ralph Nader, the newest presidential candidate, has proven to be delusional at any speed.

Come Ride in My Corvair!
Condoliar Rice

Condoliar Rice

Perhaps with lies and delusions the Bush administration is looking for a mistrial.

Condoliar Rice

Conservative Crybabies

Nothing worse than a sore winner.

Crock the Vote!

Crock the Vote!

The media shouldn't be your nanny when it comes to voting.

Crock the Vote!
Culture of Molestation

Culture of Molestation

GREAT PRAISE to The Seattle Times for its investigative series, "Coaches Who Prey," by reporters Maureen O'Hagan and Christine Willmsen, about the abuse of young… Continue reading

Culture of Molestation

Dare to Tell the Truth

ON SATURDAY, I had the pleasure of introducing Daniel Ellsberg to a large and enthusiastic crowd assembled before the Hugo Stage at Northwest Bookfest. Ellsberg… Continue reading

Daring to Be Not Great

Daring to Be Not Great

Letting the Sonics go is just the first step in saving Seattle.

Daring to Be Not Great
Designer Governments

Designer Governments

Last week, I feared Mayor Greg Nickels would find a way to avoid killing the Seattle Monorail Project (SMP), so I was pleasantly surprised when… Continue reading

Designer Governments
Dicking around

Dicking around

Telling the tale of the Makah's search for the great gray whale.

Dicking around
Divorced From Reality

Divorced From Reality

With little practical purpose, marriage is a powerful concept.

Divorced From Reality
Duck and Cover-Up

Duck and Cover-Up

Seattle could be next, and obviously we have work to do.

Duck and Cover-Up
Dumbing Down Racism

Dumbing Down Racism

The Seattle School District's definition has a hidden agenda.

Dumbing Down Racism
E Pluribus Stupid

E Pluribus Stupid

Blame the media for your ignorance? Look in the mirror.

E Pluribus Stupid
Remembering the Goodtimes.

EMP: weird, fascinating, and maybe even profound.

I HAD A CHANCE to check out the Experience Music project last week, seeing the blob from the inside out. The staff was busy getting… Continue reading

Remembering the Goodtimes.
Ending an Indian War

Ending an Indian War

After 150 years, the last 'shot' results in a verdict we can live with.

Ending an Indian War