Following Jenny’s Money
Who’ll be truly empowered in Seattle City Hall during a Jenny Durkan mayoralty? Jeff Stevens follows the money.
Jenny Durkan: Seattle’s Ultimate Fake Progressive
Apparently, Seattle’s political establishment has anointed yet another Sidranist mayoral candidate. Jeff Stevens opines.
Q: Why Should Ed Murray Resign? A: Gentrification
Gentrification — not genitalia — is the only scandal that matters in Seattle City Hall circa 2017. Jeff Stevens opines.
April 1, 1967: Seattle’s First Be-In
It was 50 years ago today — no joke: Seattle’s first “happy happening for hippies.” Jeff Stevens histories you gladly with paisley chiaroscuro video.
What’s a Cop’s Job?
Who are the police protecting: the citizenry — or themselves? Jeff Stevens opines.
June 1, 1981: Domingo and Viernes
Seattle’s long history of labor strife has occasionally turned tragic. Jeff Stevens tells the story of the 1981 assassination of Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes here at the Star.
May 4, 1969: Hit the Highway, Freeway
On this date in 1969, one of Seattle’s most successful citizen activist campaigns gathered crucial force in the Washington Park Arboretum. Jeff Stevens remembers avidly.
April 21, 1974: and/or
Once upon an artistic time, Seattle’s and/or gallery catalyzed our city’s creative community. Jeff Stevens histories you freshly with his erstwhile song.
Ghosts of 23rd & Jackson Past
Gentrification in the Central District has now officially metastasized, courtesy of Vulcan. Jeff Stevens recalls a certain infamous incident in the history of that gentrification this morning at the Star.
Sympathy for The Jungle
Seattle’s political establishment wants to eliminate Seattle’s underclass. Same as it ever was, indeed. Jeff Stevens opines.
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