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Links for 10-22-14 (Economist's View)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 12:06 AM - Fly the Derpy Skies - Paul Krugman Forward guidance: Human plans and divine laughter - vox Insurers Retreat From Weather-Related Disasters - NYTimes.com Debate rages on qua...

Forum on saving public housing, Sat. ... (Washington Liberals)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 11:03 PM - Public Forum The Fight to Save Public Housing Stop SHA Rent Hikes! Saturday, October 25, 7:00 pm Doors open at 6:30 pm. Door donation $1-5. No one turned away for lack of f...

NEWS & COMMENT: US weapons & ammo air... (Home)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 11:01 PM - It was as predictable as it was inevitable.  --  Neatly boxed hand grenades, ammunition, and rocket-propelled grenade launchers airdropped by the U.S. and intended for bele...

The Bridge will NOT be Renewed for a ... (Who Hijacked Our Country)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 08:03 PM -

George H.W. Bush: Patent Pending (Who Hijacked Our Country)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 01:40 PM -

(A Different Washington)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 01:19 PM -

First Red Bus Lane Opens Today (Seattle Transit Blog)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 01:00 PM - SDOT is unveiling it at 3pm: First Red Bus Lane Installed in Seattle First of four locations with new red marking; More on-street transit improvements coming WHAT:  First b...

Ladders to opportunity: Angela (Washington Policy Watch)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 10:39 AM - “I’ve been promised a dream that doesn’t exist anymore.  The rich are getting richer; the middle class are getting poorer… I think that’s really sad for our cou...

Reviewing candidates for style (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 09:47 AM - CHUCKMALLOY In Idaho Dr. Vincent Muli Wa Kituku, a native of Kenya and motivational speaker from Boise, follows Idaho politics closely, but his evaluation of candidate...

On the front pages (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 09:43 AM - Here’s what public affairs news made the front page of newspapers in the Northwest today, excluding local crime, features and sports stories. (Newspaper names contracted wi...

What Makes Cities Successful? (Economist's View)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 09:41 AM - This is related to yesterday's post "State 'Income Migration' Claims Are Deeply Flawed": At the intersection of real estate and urban economics: Albert Saiz uses big data t...

'Why our Happiness and Satisfaction S... (Economist's View)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 09:24 AM - Richard Easterlin: Why our happiness and satisfaction should replace GDP in policy making, The Conversation: Since 1990, GDP per person in China has doubled and then redoub...

'The Problem of Riches' (Economist's View)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 09:24 AM - Just in case you haven't had your fill of articles reviewing Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century: The problem of riches, by Paul Segal: Capital in the Twen...

Dave Myers: ‘A leader who walks and t... (The Stand)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 09:07 AM - By JEFF JOHNSON (Oct. 21, 2014) — I want to take a moment and thank a young, forward-thinking labor leader who walks and talks labor solidarity. Dave Myers has left t...

Gridlock’s cost, ‘please stop breakin... (The Stand)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 09:07 AM - Tuesday, October 21, 2014   STATE GOVERNMENT   ► In the P.S. Business Journal — Study: Invest $7 billion in state transport needs, $42 billion in benefits w...

Oil Trains hearing in Olympia, Oct 30 (Washington Liberals)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 07:39 AM - (from InvolvedDemocracy.org) Stand Up and Speak Out for Your Health and Safety! Northwest communities are facing an onslaught of coal export and oil-by-rail proposals. If o...

Save the R.H. Thomson Expressway: Vot... (Seattle Transit Blog)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 07:30 AM - We’re on the eve of the biggest civic mistake in the history of our fair city. After 4 decades of protest following their narrow defeat in 1972, anti-freeway activist...

Show your support for Philadelphia te... (The Stand)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 07:11 AM - PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 21, 2014) — In 2013, the Philadelphia School Reform Commission (SRC), a statewide committee whose members are appointed by Republican Gov. Tom Corb...

Washington State Traffic Forecast Fin... (Sightline Daily » ...)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 06:30 AM - This is the single most responsible official traffic forecast I’ve seen from any government agency, ever: It’s from a new transportation revenue forecast  (pdf ...

Links for 10-21-14 (Economist's View)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 12:06 AM - Will Americans ever vote for a far-reaching wealth tax? - Roger Farmer How big should central bank balance sheets be? - Cecchetti & Schoenholtz Enhancing Financial Stabilit...

Traditional Media

You Definitely Need This Condo ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 06:32 AM - If you're midflight and the movie is terrible and the airline magazine crossword puzzle has already been done by someone else, the SkyMall catalog is the time-killer o...

Big Bucks Pour In For Oregon Ba... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 06:31 AM - Oregon’s ballot measure campaigns are continuing to pull in big-money donations.

Washington State Ethics Ruling ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 06:30 AM - A Washington lawmaker’s trip to the Middle East in 2013 was legitimate legislative travel -- not an illegal junket.

Washington Supreme Court Hears ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 06:30 AM - The fate of a human trafficking lawsuit against Backpage.com is now in the hands of the Washington Supreme Court.

Baby Orca Missing In Puget Soun... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 06:26 AM - Orca enthusiasts rejoiced when a newborn calf was spotted 7 weeks ago. But as of Tuesday morning, the endangered killer whale calf has not been seen. L120 was the firs...

U.S. Rep. Heck heading into hom... (www.theolympian.com -- El...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 06:00 AM - New reports at the Federal Election Commission show Denny Heck, a first-term Democrat from Olympia, added $317,000 to swell his campaign war chest to $1.7 million, whi...

Banned Drugs Still Turning Up I... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 05:56 AM - Americans spend about $4 billion a year on weight-loss supplements.

Hong Kong Students March On Chi... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 05:36 AM - Activists in Hong Kong, angered by what they perceive as little progress in talks on democratic reforms with the government, marched to the home of the territory's chi...

Pentagon Says It Will Investiga... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 04:36 AM - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOuPX6z50EM

American Freed By North Korea A... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 04:11 AM - Jeffrey Fowle, an American held since May in North Korea for allegedly leaving a bible at a club for foreign sailors, has arrived at a U.S. Air Force Base in his home ...

'Post' Editor Bradlee Helped De... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 04:05 AM - Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Halloween-Thanksgiving-Hanukkah... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 02:53 AM - At any big-box store, you can find the annual holiday mash-up now on garish display: Halloween costumes are stacked next to the decorative turkey napkins and pre-lit C...

Taylor Swift Sells White Noise ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 02:13 AM - Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Problem With The Product: Mom P... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 02:07 AM - Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Among The Young And Privileged ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 01:33 AM - In the summer of 2011, American journalist Suki Kim got a job teaching English at the elite, all-male, Pyongyang University of Science and Technology in the North Kore...

Concern Over New-Voter Registra... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 01:33 AM - Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Inside Larry King's Complicated... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 01:33 AM - Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

The 2014 Campaign Ads That You ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 01:33 AM - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9Y24MFOfFU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iXAzSMvAb0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIGI0TEJn0U http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94NCPnv...

World Series Opens With A Thud ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 01:33 AM - Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

3 American Teens Suspected Of T... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 12:12 AM - Three teenage girls from the Denver suburbs were taken into custody by German authorities over the weekend at Frankfurt airport while trying to travel to Turkey, U.S. ...

Breaking Nationally

Progressive Media

British Parliament Votes To App... (Think Progress)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 06:28 AM — “The time of crying is passed, the time of singing has come,” said Helen Goodman, the Member of Parliament for Bishop Auckland. The post British Parliament Votes To Ap...

Fears About Ebola Are Becoming ... (Think Progress)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 06:22 AM — "Ebola creates a lot of fear and extreme panic that sometimes lead to very irrational type of behaviors and measures." The post Fears About Ebola Are Becoming A Bigger...

New York Agrees To A Fix Its Di... (Think Progress)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 06:19 AM — New York State agreed to a settlement Tuesday that the New York Civil Liberties Union called "historic" for improving the abysmal access to lawyers available to indige...

Liberian-American Mother’s Vide... (Think Progress)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 06:18 AM — "I am a Liberian, not a virus." The post Liberian-American Mother’s Video Slams Misdirected Ebola Stigma appeared first on ThinkProgress .

Republican Official Censors Stu... (Think Progress)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 06:13 AM — Apparently, they don't have something called the "First Amendment" out in Colorado. The post Republican Official Censors Student Newspaper Because It Covered A Democra...

One Simple Tool To Help College... (Think Progress)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 06:06 AM — Instead of focusing on apps to prevent rape, can we figure out how to better support survivors after the fact? The post One Simple Tool To Help College Students Feel M...

Cheap Solar Power Just Became A... (Think Progress)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 05:59 AM — On Wednesday, three major companies announced they will now give employees a deeply discounted way of buying or leasing solar panels for their homes. The post Cheap So...

Governor: I Don’t Know What The... (Think Progress)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 05:37 AM — When asked what the minimum wage should be, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) responded, "How would I know?" The post Governor: I Don’t Know What The Minimum Wage Shou...

The Neo-Scramble for Africa (In These Times)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 04:00 AM — In the new race for Africa, the United States staked its position in early August, when President Obama convened four dozen African heads of state for the first-ever U...

Show Notes for Wednesday, Octob... (STEPHANIE MILLER SHOWlive...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 03:34 AM — • Dean Obeidallah, columnist for “The Daily Beast”, calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to talk about Dems in the 2014 election • Legal analyst Lisa Bloom calls in at 10...

George W. Bush's Revenge: A Fed... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 03:30 AM — When George W. Bush departed the White House, he left behind a giant deficit and expanded government spending for Medicare drug benefits that caused conservatives to g...

George W. Bush's Revenge: A Fed... (Free Speech TV)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 03:30 AM — When George W. Bush departed the White House, he left behind a giant deficit and expanded government spending for Medicare drug benefits that caused conservatives to g...

Lawsuits: Alabama Jailers Allow... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 03:15 AM — On August 6, 2013, officers at the Madison County jail in Huntsville, Alabama, moved an inmate named Duendrez Woods to a medical watch cell. Woods, 19, was suffering f...

Lawsuits: Alabama Jailers Allow... (Free Speech TV)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 03:15 AM — On August 6, 2013, officers at the Madison County jail in Huntsville, Alabama, moved an inmate named Duendrez Woods to a medical watch cell. Woods, 19, was suffering f...

Forward Guidance: Human Plans a... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 02:13 AM — ves here. VoxEU has come to serve as a wonky alternative to the Financial Times comments section, which is Brit-speak for op-eds. While most FT comments are at least i...

350.org’s Bill McKibben, His Pa... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 11:55 PM — I know, I know. Criticizing Bill McKibben is like kicking a puppy.

Low Oil Prices Hurting U.S. Sha... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 10:33 PM — Yves here. In yesterday's Water Cooler, Lambert posted a link from Bloomberg that indicated that oil at $80 a barrel would pop the fracking bubble, an outcome we'd dis...

The Seeds of a New Labor Movement (The American Prospect)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 08:07 PM — This article is from the Fall 2014 issue of The American Prospect magazine. I f anyone has the right to be upbeat about the prospects of the American labor movement, i...

The Seeds of a New Labor Movement (Free Speech TV)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 08:07 PM — Media Source:  The American Prospect This article is from the Fall 2014 issue of The American Prospect magazine. I f anyone has the right to be upbeat about the p...

Federal Judge Upholds Marriage ... (Think Progress)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 07:05 PM — Judge Juan Pérez-Giménez's opinion accuses the overwhelming majority of federal judges who have sided with marriage equality of "inexplicable contortions of the mind o...

BREAKING: Federal Judge Rules A... (Think Progress)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 07:05 PM — Judge Juan Pérez-Giménez's opinion accuses the overwhelming majority of federal judges who have sided with marriage equality of "inexplicable contortions of the mind o...

How the World Series Might Just... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 03:23 PM — Kansas City sports fans aren't used to celebrating. The town's NFL team, The Chiefs, hasn't won a playoff game since 1994. The Royals, the other major sports franchise...

How the World Series Might Just... (Free Speech TV)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 03:23 PM — Kansas City sports fans aren't used to celebrating. The town's NFL team, The Chiefs, hasn't won a playoff game since 1994. The Royals, the other major sports franchise...

Three Factors To Watch In The 2... (Think Progress)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 02:48 PM — An improbable World Series matchup starts tonight. Here are three factors to watch. The post Three Factors To Watch In The 2014 World Series appeared first on ThinkPro...

Why Did Hulu Reject This Rape S... (Free Speech TV)
Filed Tuesday, October 21 at 02:44 PM — Media Source:  Ms. Magazine Amanda was enjoying her daily run when she was attacked and raped. Afterwards, she went to the hospital where she was immediately offe...

Traditional Media

Restaurant Report: Kachka in Po... (New York Times :: Northwe...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 09:00 PM — Vodka stars at this spot, where the menu includes more than 50 brands of the spirit, as well as a selection of small plates meant to complement a night of imbibing.

Morning Plum: Forcing climate c... (The Plum Line)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 06:09 AM — The 2014 elections have been a dispiriting affair, replete with Democratic skittishness about the major legislative achievement known as Obamacare and wretched GOP dem...

Enter The Czar (ABC News: Politics)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 06:07 AM — By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IT???S DAY ONE for Ron Klain, and already the newly-minted Ebola Czar has a full plate and a packed schedule, ABC???s MA...

ISIL fighters show off weapons ... (Al Jazeera America)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 06:00 AM — Extremist group claims in video it intercepted arms intended for Kurdish fighters in besieged Syrian town

U.S. regulators expand number o... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 05:57 AM — DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators on Wednesday expanded the number of vehicles in the United States that may be affected by recalls for potentially defective ...

2 under observation at hospital... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 05:52 AM — Two people who arrived at O'Hare International Airport from Liberia have been placed under observation at Chicago hospitals, under the city's procedures for handling E...

Democratic chair: Election is n... (MyNorthwest.com - Politics)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 05:36 AM — The head of the Democratic Party says the mid-term campaign for control of the Senate is "a neck and neck" situation.

New Polls Show Tight Races for ... (http://thecaucus.blogs.ny...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 05:30 AM — Races in Connecticut, Colorado, Florida and Kansas are neck and neck with less than two weeks to go before Election Day, according to new polls released Wednesday.

The Clintons, the Democrats 201... (MyNorthwest.com - Politics)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 05:24 AM — Bill and Hillary Clinton are the validators-in-chief for Democrats struggling through a bleak campaign season in states where President Barack Obama is deeply unpopular.

From The Upshot: The Senate Cal... (http://thecaucus.blogs.ny...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 05:23 AM — Our colleagues over at The Upshot take a look at the situations necessary for each party to control the Senate.

Canadians fight for the right t... (Al Jazeera America)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 05:23 AM — Supreme Court rules son of Iranian-Canadian cannot sue Tehran after his mother was allegedly tortured to death

Chicago Public Schools enrollme... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 05:22 AM — Enrollment at Chicago Public Schools this year dipped below 400,000 students for the first time in at least 20 years.

Waukegan schools remain closed ... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 05:20 AM — There will be no classes again on Wednesday for Waukegan students because of a teachers strike that has continued for nearly three weeks.

Durbin, Oberweis to meet in onl... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 05:05 AM — Sen. Dick Durbin and his Republican challenger, state Sen. Jim Oberweis, will hold their only formal debate Wednesday night, less than two weeks before the Nov. 4 elec...

Rove Group Ups Its Attack on Co... (http://thecaucus.blogs.ny...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 05:00 AM — Karl Rove's American Crossroads groups is opening an expensive campaign against Senator Mark Udall of Colorado in the last days of the campaign.

North Korea cites Obama request... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 04:53 AM — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un released one of three Americans detained in the country taking into consideration "repeated requests" of President Barack Obama, Pyongy...

2 from Liberia screened for Ebo... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 04:45 AM — Two people who arrived at O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday from Liberia were under observation at Chicago hospitals as part of the city's infectious disease pro...

Police departments tap dog walk... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 04:33 AM — Some suburban police departments have found a new way to add more eyes and ears in the community: dog walkers.

Police departments tap dog walk... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 04:33 AM — Some suburban police departments have found a new way to add more eyes and ears in the community: dog walkers.

2 from Liberia screened for Ebo... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 04:23 AM — Two people who arrived at O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday from Liberia were under observation at Chicago hospitals as part of the city's infectious disease pro...

Election 2014: Things to know b... (The Charlotte Observer --...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 04:14 AM — North Carolina voters will see some changes in place for the Nov. 4 election. Mecklenburg elections director Michael Dickerson discusses some of the changes. Click to ...

Fire fighters battle blaze in L... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 04:14 AM — About seven people were displaced after a fire broke out in Logan Square early Wednesday morning, authorities said.

Today in Politics (http://thecaucus.blogs.ny...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 04:04 AM — President Obama is meeting with his new Ebola "czar," while big-name Republicans such as Representative Paul D. Ryan and Senator Rand Paul are barnstorming battlegroun...

Faulty airbags warning expanded... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 04:00 AM — WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. highway safety regulator, NHTSA, expanded its warning on Tuesday about faulty airbags made by Japanese auto-part maker Takata to 6.1 mi...

Faulty airbags warning expanded... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, October 22 at 04:00 AM — WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. highway safety regulator, NHTSA, expanded its warning on Tuesday about faulty airbags made by Japanese auto-part maker Takata to 6.1 mi...

 

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