Co-published with The New York Times. The Lummi Nation has a long, proud history of contesting ecologically unfriendly projects. Will it succeed against yet another threat?
Co-published with Scientific American. President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan includes an unprecedented $65 billion for broadband deployment, but money alone will not fix the U.S.’s Internet problem.
Co-published with Crosscut. The state ranks near worst in the nation for constraints on civil asset forfeiture.
Co-published with Crosscut. Washington police sell or use millions of dollars’ worth of seized property each year. Legislators haven’t managed to change the rules.
Co-published with Crosscut. Even as Washington winds down its drug war, police still seize homes and cash from low-level suspects.
Co-published with The Lily. Washington and Hawaii are among the few states that have designed programs to relieve such pressures.
Co-published with In These Times. The government’s online food assistance program doesn’t include independent grocers and ignores the gaps in rural infrastructure.
Co-published with Quartz. My odyssey from the middle class to Ace Check Cashing, speaking with a teller through a window of three-inch-thick bulletproof-glass, was simultaneously surreal and …