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The Hellhole – week of 1/8

About the photo: Is change coming to Seattle? Are people actually on board with building affordable housing? Or are they just staying home and sending nasty emails? Only time will tell. (Photo from the City of Seattle) This week’s events felt like two steps forward but three steps back. On one hand, the response at… Read more »

The Hellhole – week of 12/18

About the photo: hostile architecture underlines a city’s hostility. Thanks to Jeff Few and the Stranger for the photo. The National Weather Service put out a weather warning for the Seattle area; we might have some snow this holiday season. While their website proclaims “Primary Impact will be slippery roads”, anyone who’s walked through downtown… Read more »

The Hellhole – week of 12/7

About the header photo: Fox News’ Kennedy called Seattle a “socialist hellhole” in a July 12 broadcast. We wish! Temperatures dipped below freezing in Seattle this week, and emergency shelters are open to try and help Seattle’s houseless maintain homeostasis overnight. If you thought this would be the worst possible time to cut funding for… Read more »