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The Harm in “Harm Reduction”

As cities in the United States, including San Francisco, Denver, Philadelphia, and Seattle, consider opening their own safe-injection sites, they should understand the full consequences of these practices. Read More ›
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Cult Programming in Seattle

Last month, the City of Seattle’s Office of Civil Rights sent an email inviting “white City employees” to attend a training session on “Interrupting Internalized Racial Superiority and Whiteness.” Read More ›
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Photo courtesy of Zane at Unsplash.

The End of Chaz

Early this morning, a phalanx of Seattle police officers, armed with long batons and semiautomatic rifles, cleared out the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone. Seattle can now begin to reckon with the damage. Read More ›
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Photo by Florian Olivio at Unsplash.

Antifa Makes Its Move

Behind the scenes, antifa has done the unthinkable: establish political power in major American cities. Read More ›
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Photo by Julio Rosas

The State of CHAZ

The new state of CHAZ has evolved. Over the past week, left-wing protesters have transformed the surrounding neighborhood into the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ), hoping to create a new political authority based on social-justice principles. Read More ›
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Photo by the Black Rose Organization.

Anarchy in Seattle

Seattle’s hard-Left secessionist movement has claimed its first territory: six blocks in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Read More ›
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Can’t Live With Them, Can’t Live Without Them

When frustrated by election results, it’s useful to remember why it’s hard to live with politicians but even harder to live without them. Bruce K. Chapman’s Politicians: The Worst Kind of People to Run the Government, Except for All the Others offers warm wit seasoned with some sharp-edged anecdotes. He reminds us that “a good political life, in the spirit of the Constitution, aims at a ‘more perfect union,’ not a perfect one.” Read More ›