Seattle Politics

City Council’s Lorena Gonzalez Proposes Paid Family Leave for Private Employees

Earlier this year, the city council adopted legislation guaranteeing 12 weeks of paid parental leave to City of Seattle employees, but expanding family leave to private employees is proving more controversial

The numbers are stark. According to a survey conducted for the City of Seattle by Maggie Simich of Patinkin Research,…

Erica Barnett

Seattle’s Future World: Our Crystal Ball Predictions, Part 3

Trying to predict the future is humbling—but even when we know we’ll probably be wildly wrong, it’s fodder for good conversation

Click here for Seattle’s Future World: Our Crystal Ball Predictions, Part 2 The Melting of the Seattle FreezeIn 30 years, the…

Seattle Magazine Staff and Guests

Seattle’s Future World: Our Crystal Ball Predictions, Part 2

Trying to predict the future is humbling—but even when we know we’ll probably be wildly wrong, it’s fodder for good conversation

Click here for Seattle’s Future World: Our Crystal Ball Predictions, Part 1 Policing the City Acknowledging the potential game-changing repercussions of…

Seattle Magazine Staff and Guests

Seattle’s Future World: Our Crystal Ball Predictions, Part 1

Trying to predict the future is humbling, but even when we know we'll probably be wildly wrong, it's fodder for good conversation

Had I been making predictions about the future back in the 1960s, I would have been wildly wrong. Monorails aren’t whisking…

Seattle Magazine Staff and Guests

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