Lost Waters

  • September 16, 2022
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  • Essay
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  • By BJ Cummings

The Duwamish has been a vital waterway for Indigenous peoples for generations. Now it’s largely invisible, drastically reshaped, and among the most polluted rivers in the nation. Can it be saved?

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Up for Debate

  • August 2, 2021
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  • Essay
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  • By Mellina White

Mellina White is a queer person of color—and a conservative—in one of the most liberal cities in America. She reflects on the struggles of being the contrarian at the table and going against the political grain of your friends, your community, and your home.

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Sacred Civics

  • May 26, 2021
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  • Essay
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  • By Eric Liu

It helps us find meaning, community, and shared purpose—should we approach our civic life more like religion?

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