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Bill Gates’ Billions Blocking Him From Enlightenment

Last week, Bill Gates called on political leaders to accelerate innovation. “But innovation starts with government support for the research labs and universities working on new insights,” he said. “The public sector’s investments unlock the private sector’s ingenuity.” His goals are admirable: sustainable...

/ October 13, 2016
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Meet Lenore, My Radiosurgeon

A visual guide to CyberKnife radiosurgery for my brain tumor.

/ December 3, 2015
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An Open Letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Amazon's success has inspired innovation across the technology sector, but it's been relatively silent in response to its harmful impacts on Seattle and women.

/ November 10, 2015
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Tim Eyman’s 1366 Can Fix Washington State’s Regressive Tax System

Tim Eyman's victory with Initiative 1366 may provide a major step towards real tax reform in Washington State. Cut the sales tax - tax corporations.

/ November 7, 2015
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Why the Doctor Prescribed Viagra for My Brain Tumor

Series Contents I What We Can Learn From My Brain Tumor II Operating with Fear III Why the Doctor Prescribed Viagra for My Brain Tumor IV The Gift of Brain Surgery V Meet Lenore, My Radiosurgeon I’ve never enjoyed waiting for a stranger to examine...

/ October 24, 2015
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The Out of Pocket Maximum That Isn’t

The Affordable Care Act's Out of Pocket Maximum isn't what you'd expect. In Washington State, it's insurance fraud.

/ September 25, 2015
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It’s Time to Cut Our Spending at Amazon

The company's ignored the massive problems it's created in Seattle. It's time to stop shopping with them.

/ July 26, 2015