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Links for 07-24-16 (Economist's View)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 12:06 AM - Agricultural economics as behavioral economics - David Zilberman Is Donald Trump a Racist? - Nicholas Kristof Is Fethullah Gülen behind Turkey's coup? - Dani Rodrik Yes, in...

Trump Promises to Bring Manufacturing... (Who Hijacked Our Country)
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Metro Seeking Input on (Automobile) P... (Seattle Transit Blog)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 08:30 AM - King County Metro has put out a survey on managing their parking at park & rides. Metro needs a push from the public to take the leap into doing management programs ev...

Links for 07-23-16 (Economist's View)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 12:06 AM - Will Fear Strike Out? - Paul Krugman Do think-tanks matter? A UBC professor says 'think again' - EurekAlert Regulatory Capture, Ancient and Modern - ProMarket Can sex trium...

Letter to the editor in Bellevue Repo... (Washington Liberals)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 10:52 PM - On the day the primary election ballots arrived in my mailbox, I also received an attack ad, from a group opposed to 41st LD state Senate candidate Lisa Wellman. Wow, they&...

Kids Book Reading at Orca Books: Loca... (OlyBlog)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 08:05 PM - Event:  Sat, 07/23/2016 - 11:00am Orca Books welcomes Olympia Simon Calcavecchia, author of the new picture book "Stuck in the Mud. Book one in The Adventures of Frank...

Join RNS at community rally for healt... (The Stand)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 03:34 PM - YAKIMA — All union members and community supporters in the Yakima Valley are invited to attend “Caring for Our Community: Rally for Health Care” hosted by...

It’s 1964 or 1980 all over again. (Skull / Bones)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 03:29 PM - Ted Cruz’s speech and ensuing controversy jumps me back to two moments in political party convention history… Nelson Rockefeller.  1964.  Here sayseth Patrick B...

It’s official: Initiative 1433 easily... (The Stand)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 03:07 PM - OLYMPIA (July 22, 2016) — Today the Washington Secretary of State’s office announced that volunteers with Raise Up Washington turned in enough valid signatures ...

Bertha Delayed Another Year, $223M in... (Seattle Transit Blog)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 11:56 AM - After a couple years of being coy about inevitable overruns, yesterday the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) informed lawmakers that 4-year delays actua...

Bertha Delayed Another Year, $223M in... (Seattle Transit Blog)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 11:56 AM - After a couple years of being coy about inevitable overruns, yesterday the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) informed lawmakers that 4-year delays actua...

Sacred Heart deal, Hanford protection... (The Stand)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 09:32 AM - Friday, July 22, 2016   LOCAL   ► In the Wenatchee World — AFL-CIO leader Trumka stirs state union members here (subscription req’d) — Richard T...

In Defense of Equality (without Welfa... (Economist's View)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 08:59 AM - Branko Milanovic: In defense of equality (without welfare economics): When I taught recently at the Summer School at Groningen University, I began my lecture on the measure...

Paul Krugman: Donald Trump, the Siber... (Economist's View)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 08:36 AM - Is it more than ignorance?: Donald Trump, the Siberian Candidate, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: If elected, would Donald Trump be Vladimir Putin’s man in the White House? This...

County Approves $87M for Station Work... (Seattle Transit Blog)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 07:24 AM - On Wednesday, July 20, County Executive Dow Constantine and the King County Council held an event to celebrate passage of a proposal to spend $87 million to build workforce...

County Approves $87M for Station Work... (Seattle Transit Blog)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 07:24 AM - On Wednesday, July 20, County Executive Dow Constantine and the King County Council held an event to celebrate passage of a proposal to spend $87 million to build workforce...

Links for 07-22-16 (Economist's View)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 12:06 AM - Affordable Care Act premiums are lower than you think - Brookings Institution Pointing a Finger at the Fed in the Lehman Disaster - The New York Times NK models and Unemplo...

MISCmedia MAIL for 7/22/16: CRIMES AG... (MISCmedia, a report on popu...)
Filed Thursday, July 21 at 10:45 PM - In our weekend e-missive: Zara’s stealing designs from artists here and worldwide; the end of the UW’s li’l piece of brutalism; Seattle rents keep getting...

2016 Solidarity Summit on Affordable ... (Seattle Transit Blog)
Filed Thursday, July 21 at 01:04 PM - Imagine you’re a woman, living with a husband and two kids, your elderly mother and disabled sister. Your husband works full-time and often overtime, perhaps as a security ...

2016 Solidarity Summit on Affordable ... (Seattle Transit Blog)
Filed Thursday, July 21 at 01:04 PM - Imagine you’re a woman, living with a husband and two kids, your elderly mother and disabled sister. Your husband works full-time and often overtime, perhaps as a security ...

Traditional Media

Post-convention, Washington Rep... (Politics Northwest)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 06:08 PM - After the rock music subsided and balloons were swept off the convention floor, divisions remained among state Republicans who had traveled to Cleveland. “This is a fa...

Central Area businesses hope fo... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 07:48 AM - For years, the Central District didn’t get much investment. But recently, the city poured money into infrastructure improvements on 23rd Avenue. Then Vulcan bought a c...

Central Area businesses hope fo... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 07:48 AM - For years, the Central District didn’t get much investment. But recently, the city poured money into infrastructure improvements on 23rd Avenue. Then Vulcan bought a c...

GOP moderate Chris Vance waging... (Politics Northwest)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 06:00 AM - Republican Chris Vance is betting voters are fed up with partisan gridlock in Congress. But it remains to be seen if voters will buy his arguments against Democratic S...

OK, maybe reality is not so dir... (Politics Northwest)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 10:14 PM - All this apocalyptic political talk about lawlessness and waves of immigrant criminals doesn’t match the reality on the ground. Donald Trump’s most outspoken local def...

Big changes in Adam Smith’s 9th... (Politics Northwest)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 09:11 PM - Adam Smith faces challengers who include former state Rep. Jesse Wineberry, an African American who argues Smith isn’t doing enough for minority constituents in the st...

City Council considers ban on ‘... (Politics Northwest)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 07:13 PM - City Councilmember M. Lorena González is proposing that Seattle ban mental-health counselors from using so-called “conversion therapy” to try to make gay minors straight.

Clinton selects Sen. Tim Kaine ... (seattlepi.com: Joel Connelly)
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Ode to Capitol Hill’s bygone days (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 04:07 PM - Capitol Hill's Block party is happening this weekend and Joe Gregory, also known as J GRGRY will be one of many performers. But this performance is especially importan...

So-so convention TV ratings: Tr... (seattlepi.com: Joel Connelly)
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Seattle University dean retires... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 03:40 PM - Seattle University students demanded the dean of the school's humanities based college to resign. Instead, she's retiring.

Back from tour and headlining C... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 02:56 PM - Capitol Hill Block Party is happening this weekend and Seattle-based electronic duo, ODESZA will be headlining. The duo is made up of Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight...

Welcome KUOW's Summer 2016 Radi... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 02:50 PM - KUOW's RadioActive Youth Media is proud to offer our summer journalism workshop. Eight teens, aged 16-18, will spend six weeks learning what it means to be a journalis...

Fire leaves questions, anxiety ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 01:38 PM - The Bothell fire chief says it will take weeks to investigate the cause of the fire in the town’s historic district. TRANSCRIPT: The employees of Bothell’s many small ...

Fire in Bothell's historic cent... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 01:38 PM - The employees of Bothell’s many small businesses watched the firefighting efforts Friday, while waiting for access to their buildings or for power to be turned back on...

Fire in Bothell’s historic down... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 01:38 PM - The employees of Bothell’s many small businesses watched the firefighting efforts Friday, while waiting for access to their buildings or for power to be turned back on...

On guns, Republican and Democra... (seattlepi.com: Joel Connelly)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 01:07 PM - A top National Rifle Association official addressed the Republican National Convention earlier this week, while the NRA put on a display of its firepower in the party'...

This week we're wondering if we... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 11:47 AM - Donald Trump officially became the Republican party’s presidential nominee this week. We’ll recap the Republican National Convention and discuss comments made by Repub...

Can we get what we want this week? (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 11:47 AM - Donald Trump officially became the Republican Party’s presidential nominee this week. We’ll recap the Republican National Convention and discuss comments made by Repub...

6 years later, judge to decide:... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 11:24 AM - A nearly six-year-long legal battle drew to a close Thursday when attorneys made their final arguments on whether Texas oil company Tesoro is responsible for an explos...

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Progressive Media

Trump Doesn’t Totally Rule Out ... (Think Progress)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 07:28 AM — When asked whether Trump would support a Democrat against David Duke, he said it "depends on the Democrat." The post Trump Doesn’t Totally Rule Out Supporting A ...

Michael Hudson: 2016 Is Wall St... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 12:55 AM — Considerations on Trump's acceptance speech.

Will Independents Decide 2016 b... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 11:25 PM — Surprising polling results for the 2016 election, especially among independent voters.

Superdelegate Showdown: Round O... (In These Times)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 04:00 PM — The Democratic Party did not abolish superdelegates today, but it might before this year’s convention in Philadelphia is over. This afternoon the Democratic Part...

“Note The Contrast”: Pundits Po... (Media Matters for America...)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 01:01 PM — Clinton And Kaine Debut Ticket In Florida Clinton And Kaine Make Debut As A Presidential Ticket. Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton debuted he...

Media Figures Highlight Signifi... (Media Matters for America...)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 12:33 PM — Tim Kaine Speaks Spanish During First Speech As Hillary Clinton’s Vice Presidential Running Mate Fusion: Tim Kaine Made History By Introducing Himself In Spanish Durin...

As Courts Strike Down Discrimin... (Think Progress)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 11:17 AM — Delegates from Wisconsin and Texas said the recent rulings will compromise the integrity of elections. The post As Courts Strike Down Discriminatory Voter ID Laws, RNC...

WikiLeaks Email Dump Raises Que... (Think Progress)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 10:22 AM — "This is a silly story. He isn't going to be president," writes Wasserman Schultz. The post WikiLeaks Email Dump Raises Questions About How The DNC Treated Bernie Sand...

Horrific Suicide Bombing Target... (Think Progress)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 09:44 AM — The bombs detonated in the middle of a peaceful protest that consisted predominantly of Hazaras, a minority ethnic group. The post Horrific Suicide Bombing Targets Min...

Buy Low, Sell Never: Why Not Ju... (Most Recent Articles and ...)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 09:00 AM — Coal left in the ground is an investment in the climate, as well as the future of families in rural communities and the tribes.

Editorial Boards: Tim Kaine Is ... (Media Matters for America...)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 08:04 AM — Hillary Clinton Selects Tim Kaine As Vice Presidential Running Mate Kaine, “Who Has Served At Nearly Every Level Of Government,” Is Clinton’s VP Pick. NPR reported Jul...

Don’t Blame Refugees For The Mu... (Think Progress)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 07:58 AM — Recent acts of mass violence in Western countries have largely been perpetrated by people with deep ties to those countries. The post Don’t Blame Refugees For Th...

Virginia Governor Bypasses Cour... (Think Progress)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 07:36 AM — He's signing clemency grants for the state's ex-offenders one by one. The post Virginia Governor Bypasses Court Ruling To Help 200,000 Ex-Felons Vote appeared first on...

Indiana Drops Murder Charge Aga... (Think Progress)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 07:32 AM — "I think it should give Indiana prosecutors pause before bringing any feticide charges against pregnant women." The post Indiana Drops Murder Charge Against Woman For ...

Announcing Reader Meetups: Frid... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Saturday, July 23 at 12:19 AM — This has been an insanely busy year, both from a news perspective and a tearing-of-hair-and-rending-of-garments-behind-scenes perspective. So I hope readers in New Yor...

TaxCast on Panama Papers and Br... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 11:53 PM — The latest Tax Justice network podcast covers some hot topics, including key journalist accounts on the Panama Papers.

Study: Top Bank Execs Saw the C... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 11:19 PM — So much for the "whcouddanode" theory of the crisis.

Mike Pence's 0 percent rating o... (Joan McCarter)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 07:16 PM — The Trump/Pence ticket is already one of the most, um, colorful  and awkward pairings in political history, on oh so many levels. But here's kind of a big one for vote...

Obamacare repeal takes a back s... (Joan McCarter)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 06:01 PM — There's one word you really haven't heard much lately from the GOP, even with the Republican National Convention this week, and it's a marked omission compared to the ...

6 Ways That Hillary Clinton’s V... (Think Progress)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 05:58 PM — Will Tim Kaine be able to capture the "Francis effect"? The post 6 Ways That Hillary Clinton’s Vice President Pick Resembles Pope Francis appeared first on Think...

Activists Push the Democrats fo... (In These Times)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 05:33 PM — There might be no issue that splits so neatly along party lines as climate change. While Democrats have all but consensed on the existence of man-made global warming, ...

MoveOn.org Political Action Exe... (MoveOn.Org)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 05:24 PM — Statement from Ilya Sheyman, executive director of MoveOn.org Political Action:   “After a week of racist, bigoted, and misogynistic rhetoric coming from Clevela...

What You Need To Know About Tim... (Think Progress)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 05:16 PM — Clinton announced Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) as her running mate on Friday night in a text message to her supporters. The post What You Need To Know About Tim Kaine, Hillar...

Clinton Announces Tim Kaine as ... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 05:15 PM — Hillary Clinton announced Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia as her running mate on Friday, making what's widely seen as a safe pick by choosing a man with deep political expe...

Meet Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton... (RollingStone.com: Politics)
Filed Friday, July 22 at 05:15 PM —

Traditional Media

Bernie Sanders: DNC Emails 'Out... (NPR Topics: Politics)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 09:00 AM — Sanders also, once again, called on DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz to resign.

Democratic party chair to lose ... (Reuters: Politics)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 08:52 AM — WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will no longer preside over the party's convention this week after a leak of D...

Hillary Clinton campaign: Russi... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 08:48 AM — Hillary Clinton's campaign manager, Robby Mook, indicated that he believes "Russian state actors" had some involvement in the leaked Democratic National Committee emai...

Just when you thought the White... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 08:31 AM — From Drake LaRoche and the leadership Adam Eaton said in March that the 14-year-old provided to Chris Sale going full-metal loon on laundry before Saturday night’s gam...

'Election Cycle': A Journey Acr... (ABC News: Politics)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 08:19 AM — ABC News' Michael Koenigs is cycling 500 miles from Cleveland to Philadelphia and stopping to talk to voters about the election along the way.

Clinton campaign blames Russia ... (The Guardian (NW and US))
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 08:17 AM — ‘Experts are telling us that Russian state actors’ hacked DNC and stole emails Senator finds emails ‘outrageous’, but saves criticism for DNC chair and Trump Democrati...

Sanders says leaked DNC emails ... (Top News)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 08:12 AM — Bernie Sanders still supports Hillary Clinton after an email leak showed party leaders favored her.

Several demonstrations planned ... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 08:11 AM — Police officers are posted at street corners in downtown Philadelphia as protesters prepare for a sweltering day of marches and rallies ahead of the Democratic Nationa...

Obama condemns Trump on Nato an... (The Guardian (NW and US))
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 08:06 AM — Obama says president can’t be driven by ‘voices in your head’ Trump doubles down: ‘We have many countries that aren’t paying’ The ministering of fear: dystopia at the ...

Sanders wanted Elizabeth Warren... (Top News)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 07:57 AM — Bernie Sanders said he prefers Elizabeth Warren over Tim Kaine for Hillary Clinton's running mate.

IOC decides against complete ba... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 07:52 AM — Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, assigning individual global sports federations the responsibil...

Poll: Trump up in battleground ... (Top News)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 07:51 AM — Hillary Clinton's support remained the same over the past week.

German police say Munich mall g... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 07:46 AM — The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage at a Munich mall had planned his attack for a year and chose his victims at random, investigators said Sunday. Bavarian...

Obama: 'Hopeful' race relations... (Top News)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 07:35 AM — Obama said things "were far more segregated even when I was growing up."

Donald Trump Jr. not ruling out... (Top News)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 07:30 AM — "If I can do that as a service to our country, I'd love to do it."

Bill's role: To be determined (Top News)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 07:30 AM — What kind of first gentleman would Bill Clinton be?

Sanders says would prefer Eliza... (Reuters: Politics)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 07:29 AM — WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders said Sunday he would have preferred to see Hillary Clinton select someone like S...

Obama: Trump's NATO comments sh... (Top News)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 07:08 AM — Obama called NATO a "cornerstone of U.S. foreign policy."

Rain can't dampen Coldplay part... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 06:49 AM — Coldplay was primed for its biggest show in Chicago to date on Saturday, the first of a two-night stand at Soldier Field complete with confetti and fireworks, yet rain...

Manafort: Progressives 'cheated... (Top News)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 06:47 AM — "Bernie Sanders is the one who should be concerned," he said.

Sanders: ‘I am not an atheist’ (Top News)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 06:42 AM — Sanders said leaked DNC emails did not come as a "great shock."

Trump campaign: DNC email leaks... (Top News)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 06:38 AM — Donald Trump's campaign chairman said Sunday the Democratic National Committee's leaked emails show the party favored Hillary Clinton from the start."What's in those e...

Sex offenders sue, saying regis... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 06:38 AM — A 77-year-old man says he's been forced out of his home, had to move out of state and can't visit his daughter's family because of a crime he committed long ago. The m...

Clinton aide on DNC email leak:... (Top News)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 06:34 AM — He also said the DNC has "minimal" impact on the primary contests.

Another Baton Rouge police offi... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Sunday, July 24 at 06:34 AM — The city of Baton Rouge will continue to memorialize officers slain in a shoot-out outside a convenience store just a week ago with funeral services planned Monday for...

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