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Emma Best, Transparency Activist, Taking on Putin

Consider joining me with a small pledge to Emma Best’s Patreon, she’s a journalist and transparency activist taking on Wikileaks and Putin’s Russian authoritarian state, which takes tremendous courage. In Huge Trove of Leaked Russian Documents Is Published by Transparency...

/ January 26, 2019
Bill Gates Progressive Taxes

Gates says, “I’m a believer in more progressive taxation.”

In the interview below, Bill Gates says, “I’m a believer in more progressive taxation,” but it’s not clear he’s doing much politically to “tune it to achieve more equality,” as he advocates below. In fact, Gates’ home state, Washington has...

/ January 25, 2019
Florence and the Machine Haunted House

A Simple Beauty to Florence’s Haunted House

Haunted House, the b-side of Florence and the Machine’s Moderation single reminds me of a short poem about romance and its after effects. It’s a beautiful little song that hints of more to share in future songs. My heart is...

/ January 25, 2019
Feng E Ukulele

Smells Like Pre-Teen Spirit

Feng E rocks Nirvana on the ukulele: via BoingBoing

/ January 25, 2019
Seattle Times Phone Bug

Seattle Times New Paywall or Mobile Bug?

The Seattle Times has had this bad iOS Safari bug for the past month or so. It reproduces always for me on Mobile Safari and Firefox Focus. To reproduce it, just visit their home page (or any story) on your...

/ January 24, 2019
Jon Paul Steuer, Harvest at the Bindery

Jon Paul Steuer, an Amazing Restauranteur

Reflection on Jon Steuer's Harvest restaurant which few of his fans have heard about.

/ January 23, 2019
tree library

Librarian Builds Little Free Library Inside a Tree Stump

When I launched Portland Wild last fall as a map driven guide to Portland’s urban wilderness, a number of people asked me why I included public street art, the city’s heritage trees and Little Free Libraries. I don’t think I’d...

/ January 22, 2019