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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Jane Adams

"Jane Adams PhD was a founding editor of the Seattle Weekly. Among her twelve books is Seattle Green, a novel . She is a contributing editor at Psychology Today, and coaches parents of adult children."

Books: A New Crime Blogger In Town

You can practically smell the salty tang in the air and taste the coffee in one of the author's favorite cafes. It's a promising debut.

After the Hearings, Let’s Hear It For an Emotion-Grabbing Ad Campaign

Let the branding begin, because that's how you sway the electorate.

Boomer Buzz: The Psycho-naut’s Guide To Aging (Well)

Middle-age adults ages 50 to 64 were the only group with increases in non-daily cannabis use both before and after 2007. If trends continue, estimates suggest that cannabis use among people aged 50 to 64 could surpass those of adults aged 35 to 49.

Where the Real Fake News Is

Fake news? Sure. But reality shows don't have consequences that affect anyone's lives except the people that volunteer for them... or do they?

Outrage Fatigue

I have, you have, we all have outrage fatigue. I and we – and by we I mean anyone who’s paying attention, because who among us can look away from the National Spectacle? - are simply out of rage.

Confessions of a Badass Reporter

In a rollicking new memoir titled Fearless: Confessions of a Badass Reporter, Blacklow chronicles her adventures at a time when few females did the job she did.

Where Did They All Go?

All the professionals I usually count on to protect me from the seen and unforeseen consequences of time, life, and reckless living seem lately to have abandoned me to the vagaries of an existence without their comforting presence.

The Never-Ending Organ Recital

When did conversation among people of a certain age get replaced by the never ending organ recitals?

Trump, Trump, Trump Goes my Brain

Donald Trump is living in my head and I can't get him out. When I'm swimming laps in the pool or playing...

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Now Is the Time to Create a New, Third-Way Party

The battle for the soul of the Republican Party has been lost. The Democratic Party, on the other hand, is in the midst of a struggle between establishment one-nation centrists and self-described democratic socialists. What to do?

I-5 Seattle Mess: Don’t Just Lid It

“The execution of I-5 was a mistake. The challenge before us is to maintain the vital connection I-5 provides, but also heal the damage [on Seattle] its construction inflicted.”

Baby Steps Toward a Regional Approach to Homelessness

The Seattle region has long been, as with Los Angeles, virtually immune to regional governance. Accordingly, these baby steps have been fraught.

At the Grassroots Level, Unlike in DC, Political Reform Is Taking Hold

Steadily growing and idealistically motivated, the movement has the potential of being as important in reforming politics as the Progressive movement was in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Impeach Trump: Thank Joe

If not for Vice President Joe Biden, it would be much quieter these days in our nation’s...