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Bellevue Hotel Project, Squandered Po... (Seattle Transit Blog)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:39 AM - Saw that there are plans to build a Hilton Gardens in downtown Bellevue as a six story “mid-rise” smack in the middle of a sea of high rises. These seems weird ...

Fed Watch: Fisher on Wages (Economist's View)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 12:24 AM - Tim Duy: Fisher on Wages, by Tim Duy: Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher said Friday the US economy was threatend by higher wages. Via Reuters: Fisher said on ...

Links for 9-23-14 (Economist's View)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 12:06 AM - The Temporary-Equilibrium Method - Paul Krugman Q&A: The Conservative Case for a Carbon Tax - National Geographic Universities to revamp economics courses - FT.com How Much...

NEWS: Airstrikes against Islamic Stat... (Home)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 11:49 PM - The U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State has made its first strikes inside Syria on Monday, Sept. 23.  --  The Pentagon announced late Monday that using "a mix of f...

A Denney evaluation (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 10:49 AM - CHUCKMALLOY In Idaho I like Lawerence Denney. I worked four sessions as communication adviser with the House GOP caucus when Denney was speaker of the House and found ...

'Forecasting with the FRBNY DSGE Model' (Economist's View)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 09:58 AM - The NY Fed hopes that someday the FRBNY DSGE model will be useful for forecasting. Presently, the model has "huge margins for improvement. The list of flaws is long..." (fi...

Having a child is good for your caree... (Washington Policy Watch)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 09:03 AM - Great news! If you’re a man — especially a highly educated White or Latino man in a professional job — having a baby is great for your earnings. Congrats, dads! We’re happy...

Jail time for wage theft, port job cu... (The Stand)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 09:01 AM - Monday, September 22, 2014   LOCAL   ► At Teamsters117.org — Fred Meyer workers: Teamsters have your back! — The International Brotherhood of Teamster...

On the front pages (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 08:46 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...

Sound Transit Considering Low-Income ... (Seattle Transit Blog)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 07:31 AM - The Sound Transit Board of Directors will consider joining Metro’s low-income fare program on Thursday, November 20. The proposed fare would match the youth fare, but...

Seattle Univ. food workers win first ... (The Stand)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 06:36 AM - SEATTLE (Sept. 22, 2014) — After organizing to join UNITE HERE Local 8, food service workers at Seattle University overwhelmingly ratified their first union contract ...

Courting Families in Portland (Sightline Daily » ...)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 06:30 AM - When we moved into our house 10 years ago, no one on our street had kids. Now, there are eight on our side alone. My daughter lurks at the bottom of our neighbors’ fr...

Event: “The Thin Green Line” in Belli... (Sightline Daily » ...)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 06:25 AM - Next week, I’ll be in Bellingham at Western Washington University talking about the massive coal, oil, and gas export projects slated for sites throughout the Pacific...

Income inequality, climate change mus... (The Stand)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 06:22 AM - By K.C. GOLDEN and JEFF JOHNSON (Sept. 22, 2014) — In the wake of the Great Recession, it’s easy to forget that the American economy can be a powerful engine fo...

Two big things from the Scottish inde... (<b>Olympia</b> Time)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 05:48 AM -

Paul Krugman: Those Lazy Jobless (Economist's View)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 12:24 AM - Why are conservatives are blaming the victims of the recession despite "evidence and logic" to the contrary?: Those Lazy Jobless, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: Las...

Fed Watch: Hawkish Undertone (Economist's View)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 12:15 AM - Tim Duy: Hawkish Undertone, by Tim Duy: The Fed co«ntinuous to moves toward policy normalization. Slowly. Very slowly. They believe they are making every effort to avoid a ...

Links for 9-22-14 (Economist's View)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 12:06 AM - Ordinary People Bear Economic Risks, Donald Trump Doesn't - Robert Reich Economic security and “the great disturbing factors of life” - MaxSpeak Meanwhile, in the Annals of...

BACKGROUND: FT says ISIS revenues dep... (Home)
Filed Sunday, September 21 at 09:49 PM - The Financial Times of London, in a long article published Monday under its "Big Read" rubric and excerpted below, analyzed how ISIS is handling its finances.  --  Estimate...

BACKGROUND: FT says ISIS revenues dep... (Home)
Filed Sunday, September 21 at 09:49 PM - The Financial Times of London, in a long article published Monday under its "Big Read" rubric and excerpted below, analyzed how ISIS is handling its finances.  --  Estimate...

Traditional Media

Starbucks Tests Drink That Tast... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:57 AM - Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Rearchers Find New Species Of M... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:48 AM - Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Ebola's Toll: Farmers Aren't Fa... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 02:04 AM - The Ebola outbreak is having a devastating effect on the economies of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, crippling major industries and forcing people out of work. The ...

U.S., Allies Hit islamic State ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 02:04 AM - Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

House Lawmakers To Hold Hearing... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 02:04 AM - Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Baseball's Regular Season Winds... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 02:04 AM - Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Death Cuts Short The Life Of An... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 12:34 AM - If you're a regular Shots reader or Morning Edition listener, you may remember a recent story about Justin McCowan, a man with Down syndrome who wanted to help researc...

As Run-Ins Rise, Police Take Cr... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 12:33 AM - A number of high-profile police shootings, including that of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., last month, have led to increased scrutiny of police interactions with civ...

Germany's New Economy Minister ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 12:29 AM - Germany is the world's third-largest arms exporter and Sigmar Gabriel, the country's minister for economic affairs, is determined to move his country farther down that...

Avoid The Rush! Some ERs Are Ta... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 12:28 AM - Three times in one week, 34-year-old Michael Granillo returned to the emergency room of the Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Southern California, seeking relief f...

Murray budget: Seattle squeezed... (Crosscut Topic Politics)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 10:00 PM - Mayor Ed Murray says his budget is tight because growth has failed to erase the city's financial challenges.

Google says good riddance to “l... (Strange Bedfellows -- Pol...)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 07:04 PM - Google has severed its ties with the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council, with harsh words that ALEC is “lying” with expressions about clima...

Google says good riddance to &#... (seattlepi.com: Joel Connelly)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 07:04 PM - Google has severed its ties with the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council, with harsh words that ALEC is “lying” with expressions about climate change. T...

Spokesperson helps ranchers tel... (Capital Press | Washington)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 05:55 PM - Livestock organizations should have someone working to maintain a media presence and convey agriculture's message, says Jamie Henneman, who represents several Eastern ...

Democrats vow to “confront” Gin... (Strange Bedfellows -- Pol...)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 05:51 PM - State Democrats are vowing to “confront” ex-U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Rep. Dave Reichert on Thursday, when Gingrich appears late Thursday aftern...

Democrats vow to ‘confront’ Gin... (Strange Bedfellows -- Pol...)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 05:51 PM - State Democrats are vowing to “confront” ex-U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Rep. Dave Reichert on Thursday, when Gingrich appears at a Reichert fundra...

Democrats vow to ‘confron... (seattlepi.com: Joel Connelly)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 05:51 PM - State Democrats are vowing to “confront” ex-U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Rep. Dave Reichert on Thursday, when Gingrich appears at a Reichert fundraiser at the ...

Dow Constantine Blames Olympia ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 05:32 PM - The recession may be over, but King County’s budget is still hurting. County Executive Dow Constantine rolled out his 2015-16 budget proposal Monday, saying deep cuts ...

California billionaire Tom Stey... (Politics Northwest)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 05:25 PM -

State Board of Education: New r... (The Bellingham Herald -- ...)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 05:10 PM - Yet another state educational agency is telling lawmakers that they’ll have to come up with new tax money to fully fund schools. Click to Continue »

Breaking Nationally

Progressive Media

Colonial State of America (In These Times)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 04:00 AM — A few weeks after his first inauguration, President Barack Obama sat for an interview with the al-Arabiya news network. “We have not been perfect,” he said...

Show Notes for Tuesday, Septemb... (STEPHANIE MILLER SHOWlive...)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:55 AM — • Syndicated columnist Tina Dupuy calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about the battle between religion and science • Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politics Blog calls ...

Kris Kobach Wants Immigrants to... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:30 AM — Republican Kris Kobach has managed to established an outsized persona for only being a one-term secretary of state in Kansas. Kobach became a national liberal scourge ...

Is This Deep-Fried Yam Chef the... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:15 AM — Milton Whitley’s gift to Texas was called twisted yam on a stick. You take a yam, cut it into a spiral, deep fry it, cover it in butter, smother it in sugar, coa...

Media Giving Corporate Executiv... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:10 AM — Executive rentiers and their media lackeys are invoking the canard that they can't find decent investment opportunities. The truth is that they've exhausted the first ...

This Supreme Court Case Will De... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:00 AM — It's a rare day when pro-choice activists, anti-abortion diehards, and evangelical Christians all file briefs on the same side of a Supreme Court case. But that's what...

Bill Black: Roger Cohen’s Ode t... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 01:36 AM — A remarkable (in a bad way) New York Times op-ed shows that Roger Cohen is so deep in the banksters’ pockets that he cannot see that he is a leader in the movement to ...

Ilargi: The Fed Kills Emerging ... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 10:43 PM — The Fed-induced emerging markets party is bound to come to an end. How bad will the hangover be?

The New Leading Killer of Adole... (Free Speech TV)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 03:41 PM — Media Source:  Ms. Magazine Reprinted with permission from the Thomson Reuters Foundation As an advocate working in a research institute, I rely on evidence to un...

Nonviolent Men: The New Silent ... (Free Speech TV)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 03:29 PM — Media Source:  Ms. Magazine Women want a men’s movement. We are literally dying for it.      —Gloria Steinem It’s way past time to put on the pads, guys. We’ve go...

Voices of the People’s Climate ... (The Nation: All Articles)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 03:00 PM — Agnes Radomski Hear from some of the activists who made up the massive crowd at the largest environmental justice demonstration in history. 

Ravens Response To ESPN Story F... (Think Progress)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 02:59 PM — Set aside the dispute over who knew what and when: the Ravens still seem to think it matters how Ray Rice hit his wife, and that the video could have exonerated him. T...

Ravens Response To ESPN Story P... (Think Progress)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 02:59 PM — Set aside the dispute over who knew what and when: the Ravens still seem to think it matters how Ray Rice hit his wife, and that the video could have exonerated him. T...

Lost in a Maze of Males (Free Speech TV)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 02:32 PM — Media Source:  Ms. Magazine The Maze Runner, the new post-apocalyptic film based on James Dashner’s 2009 book ,  has a strong lead female and a diverse cast...

The Wall Street Journal Publish... (Think Progress)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 02:11 PM — Contrary to the latest error-riddled Wall Street Journal piece, uncertainty is a major reason climate action is so urgent. Here's why. The post The Wall Street Journal...

Danièle Watts, Slut-Shaming and... (Free Speech TV)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 01:09 PM — Media Source:  Ms. Magazine Recently reports surfaced that actress Danièle Watts , who appeared in the film Django Unchained, was detained by Los Angeles police r...

‘Flood Wall Street’ Protesters ... (Think Progress)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 01:09 PM — On Monday, activists and protesters headed to New York City's financial sector to bring attention to the relationship between capitalism and climate change. The post &...

Priest Speaks Up For Planned Pa... (Think Progress)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 12:49 PM — There's been a contentious battle over a new Planned Parenthood clinic being constructed in New Orleans, but at least one congregation is happy to have a new neighbor....

Google Chairman: ALEC Is Lying ... (Think Progress)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 12:45 PM — "We should not be aligned with such people," Schmidt said. "They're just, they're just literally lying." The post Google Chairman: ALEC Is Lying About Climate Change A...

Everything Old Is Old Again: ‘G... (Think Progress)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 12:45 PM — Here comes another superhero origin story! The post Everything Old Is Old Again: ‘Gotham’ Is Stuck In Batman’s Shadow appeared first on ThinkProgress .

Gardner Claims Legislation He C... (Free Speech TV)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 12:45 PM — Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner did not withdraw his name from federal "personhood" legislation even though he says his endorsement of state "personhood" amendm...

Angry or Complicated?: Misrecog... (Free Speech TV)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 12:26 PM — Media Source:  Ms. Magazine Anyone who may have seen interviews with Shonda Rhimes, read her forthright speech on diversity on television, or watched her hit TV s...

The Record-Breaking Number Of W... (Think Progress)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 12:23 PM — With Safra Catz as co-CEO of Oracle, women are 5 percent of Fortune 500 chief executives. The post The Record-Breaking Number Of Women In CEO Jobs Is Still Pretty Piti...

Today is National Voter Registr... (MoveOn.Org)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 11:51 AM — Register to vote here, using this easy online form to get started: http://nationalvoterregistrationday.org/register-to-vote/

Today is National Voter Registr... (MoveOn.Org)
Filed Monday, September 22 at 11:51 AM — Register to vote here, using this easy online form to get started: http://nationalvoterregistrationday.org/register-to-vote/

Traditional Media

White House Fence Jumper Had 80... (ABC News: Politics)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 04:25 AM — White House fence jumper Omar Gonzalez had more than 800 rounds of ammo in his car plus two hatchets and a machete, prosecutors said today as Virginia authorities reve...

Obama 'Obviously Concerned' Ove... (ABC News: Politics)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 04:24 AM — The head of the Department of Homeland Security is urging the public to ???not rush to judgment??? over the White House intrusion that took place Friday. In a statemen...

SC lawmakers eye gas-tax hike (The Charlotte Observer --...)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 04:24 AM — A bipartisan group of S.C. lawmakers told business leaders Monday they are ready to raise the state?s gas tax ? one of the lowest in the nation ? to repair… Cli...

Obama Alerts Leading Supporters... (ABC News: Politics)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 04:22 AM — President Obama is getting regular updates on the operation against ISIS targets inside Syria earlier tonight, according to a senior White House official.

First U.S. airstrikes in Syria ... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 04:13 AM — The United States and Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing dozens of Islamic State fighters and members of a separate al Qaeda-linked group,...

U.S., Arab allies begin airstri... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 04:01 AM — The United States and Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing dozens of Islamic State fighters and members of a separate al Qaeda-linked group,...

U.S. Treasury moves against tax... (Reuters: Politics)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:51 AM — WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Moving against tax avoidance by corporations, the Obama administration took several actions on Monday to curb "inversion" deals that allow compa...

The audacity of air strikes and... (The Guardian (NW and US))
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:45 AM — The insurgency in Iraq, Syria and beyond is a fight for natural resources as much as political control. Why are we so busy giving leverage to terrorists? Latest: US la...

China sentences Uighur scholar ... (Al Jazeera America)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:40 AM — Ilham Tohti, an advocate for rights of Uighur minorities, sentenced for 'inciting separatism' in his native Xinjiang

The Arab allies helping the US ... (The Guardian (NW and US))
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:21 AM — Barack Obama had insisted on a visible coalition being formed with Sunni Arab states before expanding operations into Syria Jordan became the first US ally to confirm ...

Road salt prices skyrocket (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:20 AM — While the snow was still falling in unrelenting amounts last winter, scores of communities in Illinois started thinking a year ahead.

The Roll Call Fab 50: An Evolut... (All News RSS Feed)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:06 AM — Fab·u·lous (adjective): extraordinary, especially extraordinarily large. amazingly good; wonderful.

Emanuel wants to decriminalize ... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:03 AM — Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday plans to call on state lawmakers to decriminalize marijuana possession statewide and to reduce the penalty to a misdemeanor for those cau...

Vote Now in the #RCReadersChoic... (All News RSS Feed)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:02 AM — Readers will have one more opportunity this week to pick the House and Senate races Roll Call will cover from the ground in the final weeks of the midterms.

Rock the Vote -- Where 'Kimye' ... (All News RSS Feed)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:01 AM — Keeping up with the latest Kardashian gossip and knowing the difference between the names on your ballot aren't mutually exclusive.

Fight for Senate Control Down t... (All News RSS Feed)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:01 AM — With six weeks to go, the fight for control of the Senate is down to five states, four of them currently held by Democrats.

Democrat Hoops it Up In New TV Ad (All News RSS Feed)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:01 AM — Freshman Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., released a new television ad Tuesday revisiting a familiar theme in her media campaign: basketball.

Breach details spur WH access d... (Top News)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:00 AM — Politicians said that moving demonstrators and tourists farther away is the wrong response.

Obama struggles to change subje... (Top News)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:00 AM — President Obama can’t escape the topics of foreign policy and national security in 2014.

Competitors for top Oversight s... (Top News)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 03:00 AM — Republicans don’t want another troublemaker as panel’s next chairman

The Navy's New Patrol Boat... (Businessweek.com -- Polit...)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 02:53 AM — The Mark VI Patrol Boat is a win for an established military contractor—not a self-made millionaire creating on spec a strange vessel named <em>Ghost</em>

Online Poker Magnate Raises the... (Businessweek.com -- Polit...)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 02:51 AM — In the long and sordid tale of the Chevron oil pollution controversy in Ecuador, Russell DeLeon surely qualifies as one of the least likely characters

Sorry, Kids, Changing the World... (Businessweek.com -- Polit...)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 02:49 AM — Social enterprise is based on the cynical idea that government and bureaucracy are fundamentally and forever broken. Unless they can be fixed, social entrepreneurs wil...

Press the Flesh: 5 Obama Handsh... (ABC News: Politics)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 02:26 AM — It will be three days of meetings, receptions and lots of handshakes.

House Lawmakers To Hold Hearing... (NPR Topics: Politics)
Filed Tuesday, September 23 at 02:04 AM — New details are emerging about Friday's incident when a man scaled a fence and reached the White House before the Secret Service subdued him. The incident is prompting...

 

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