Articles by Jeremy Lott

Slow Roasted

Our story thus far: A group of early childcare activists teamed up with local daycare providers to gather signatures to put the so-called latte levy on the ballot in Seattle. So-called because they wanted to add a surcharge of... Read More

Latte Levy

Seattle is one of the more meddlesome, taxophilic cities in the U.S. - so much so that the Seattle Times last year threatened to split town if the city bureaucracy didn't back off and if the government didn't reform itself.... Read More

Return to Sender

Rarely can the framers of the Constitution be charged with naïveté. Robert Kaplan argues that, pre 9/11 at least, modern Americans could afford to be relatively optimistic because their institutions were forged by men who thought tragically. In his wonderfully... Read More

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