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The #1 Question from Progressives about Revenue-Neutral Carbon Taxes : Last time I shared the #1 question from conservatives about revenue-neutral carbon taxes like the Carbon Washington proposal to implement a BC-style carbon tax and use the revenue to cut sales taxes a...
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Oct 29
The #1 Question from Conservatives about Revenue-Neutral Carbon Taxes : I give a lot of talks about revenue-neutral carbon taxes—especially the Carbon Washington proposal to implement a BC-style carbon tax and use the revenue to cut sales taxes and business taxes....
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Oct 29
We’re in this together: Sightline’s fall fund drive is on! : As a Sightline reader, you are well informed about the challenges that the Northwest faces in the journey toward health, safety, and sustained prosperity for all....
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Oct 28
Let’s Take the Education Debate Outdoors : Trickle Creek, 2013 by Steve Oliver used under CC BY-NC 2.0The McCleary decision! High-stakes testing!...
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Oct 24
Four Carbon Cap-Tax Hybrids : A tax and a cap are just different vehicles for delivering the same thing: a carbon price that holds polluters responsible for their pollution, drives the transition to clean energy, and staves off th...
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Oct 24
Weekend Reading 10/24/14 : Alan A passionate and surprisingly plausible argument that “douchebag” is that unheard of epithets: a slur used to delegitimize white males. Affordable owner-occupied housing inside city limits?...
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Oct 23
Jury-Rigging Democracy : Definition of Jury Rigged by Let Ideas Compete used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0“The best argument against democracy,” Winston Churchill reportedly said, “is a five-minute conversation with the average voter...
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Oct 21
Washington State Traffic Forecast Finally Recognizes Reality : This is far and away the most responsible official traffic forecast I’ve seen from any government agency, ever: VMT forecast comparison by Washington OFM, Transportation Revenue Forecast Council It’s...
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Oct 20
Birth Control? There’s an App for That : By the Lake by Jill G used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0Given that 82 percent of teen pregnancies are unintended, it should come as no surprise that sexual health advocates are eager to make information and s...
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Oct 17
Weekend Reading 10/17/14 : Editor’s Note: Recently, we invited board members to contribute to weekend reading when they like. Chris Troth took us up on the offer this week!...
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Oct 16
Prediction: Cloud Peak’s Coal Export Division Will Start Losing Money in 2015 : Cloud Peak Energy—a major coal producer in the Powder River Basin, and one of the top coal exporters in the western US—will release its third quarter financials in a few weeks....
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Oct 16
Ebola versus Cars : I think this chart speaks for itself. Original Sightline Institute chart, available under our free use policy. I think it’s fair to say that we’re in the midst of a full-blow media frenzy over the (ad...
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Oct 15
Cap and Trade—In 3 Pictures : We all rely on mental shortcuts to make sense of new information....
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Oct 13
Can We Depend on the Money? : Is carbon revenue too flighty for Washington to depend on it to solve some of its budget woes—including the State Supreme Court’s McCleary mandate to fully fund education?...
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Oct 10
Weekend Reading 10/10/14 : Alan Julia Roberts as Mother Nature. Kinda’ heavy handed? How ‘bout this? Eric This week brought more evidence that oil-by-rail industry is out of control....
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Oct 9
A Fair Share of Streets (Part 2) : In my last post, I took a look at streets that have been designed specifically so kids and cars can safely share space....
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Oct 8
Seattle Goes Backward on Micro-housing : On Seattle's Capitol Hill, Apartment for Rent Advert as Guerilla Art Installation....
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Oct 8
The Big Problem with Letting Small Railroads Haul Oil : The disaster in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec—where 47 people were killed by a Bakken oil train derailment—is commonly understood to have resulted from a train slipping its brakes and then rolling downhill int...
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Oct 7
Living Longer in British Columbia : Life expectancy reached a new high in both British Columbia and in Washington last year....
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Oct 6
Video: The Thin Green Line : Last week I gave a talk at Western Washington University about the massive coal, oil, and gas export projects slated for sites throughout the Pacific Northwest....
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Oct 3
Weekend Reading 10/3/14 : Serena This InFocus photo collection of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy demonstrations is stunning....
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