Erica Barnett

feminist, urbanist and political observer

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Feminist, an urbanist, and an obsessive observer of politics, she has covered Seattle City Hall for 15 years and blogs at The C Is for Crank 

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The Seattle City Council’s five-woman majority said "no" to a land use deal that might – or might not -- have attracted a new sports arena.

Women Leaders and Sexist Trolls in the Age of The Donald

The Seattle City Council’s five-woman majority said "no" to a land use deal that might – or might not -- have attracted a new sports arena.

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