Protest or riots. Movement or demonstrations. In the past week Seattle has seen the biggest demonstrations since the WTO protests in 1999. How are the city and its leaders doing as streets shut down, curfews are imposed (then rescinded) and demonstrations continue day after day? What are the likely changes and impacts coming out of this? Post Alley writers Sandeep Kaushik, Rose McAleese, Eric Scigliano and Kevin Schofield talk about the week’s events.
To some townsfolk, the new plan looks like rearranging the deck chairs aboard the Titanic. But insiders believe that, at least in the short run, they can make it work.