Nick Licata

Nick Licata is author of Becoming A Citizen Activist, and has served 5 terms on the Seattle City Council, named progressive municipal official of the year by The Nation, and is founding board chair of Local Progress, a national network of 1,000 progressive municipal officials.

The Case for Legalizing Psychedelics

What Will be Done About America’s Growing Disparity in Wealth?

Trumpite Multi-Millionaires Push White Ethnic Nationalism, While Undermining Democracy

The Air-Conditioning Nightmare: an Interview With Eric Dean Wilson

The Politics of Fear and Hope

Can Critical Race Theory Reframe American History Successfully?

Can Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Peel-Off Blue-Collar Workers from the Republicans?

Democrats Want to End the Filibuster, But They Use It More Than the GOP

Ignorance Does Not Lead to Freedom

Can Hate Speech be Banned on Social Media?

How Media Monopolies Amplify Conspiracy Theories

The Inspired Terrorists Who Invaded the Capitol Were Your Neighbors!

Biden’s Most Urgent Challenge: More Countries Wanting Nukes

A Slanted Narrative on Slanted Journalism

The Big Lie Strategy for Grabbing Political Power

Is a Fascist Movement Developing Here?

How Trump Will Win the GOP by Losing the Presidency

Does Esper’s Firing Imply Using the Insurrection Act?

The Battle Will Come After the Voting is Over

Democrats Have Been a Minority on the Supreme Court Since 1970

Could the Covid Outbreak Delay Barrett’s Confirmation?

Bridging Individualism and Community to Sustain our Democracy

Three World War II Books That Mirror Our Current Crises

How a Day’s Delay in the Mail Could Re-Elect Trump

Defecting From Trump’s GOP

Biden Surges in the Polls But Trump Doubles Down on the Economy to Stop Him

How Protester Occupations Can Succeed

Three Books on the 2020 Presidential Election and Their Relevance to the Black Live Matter Protests

Supreme Court DACA Decision: Was It More Concerned About Humanity or Legality?

Inside CHAZ: An “Autonomous” Three Block-Long Seattle Street Threatens America, What?

How Hydroxychloroquine Could Help Trump…Politically

It’s Time for a Robot Tax

Harnessing the Virus Debt for Economic Growth

Trump Disrupts the Distinction Between Personal Loyalty & Constitutional Allegiance

Authoritarian Leaders Rejected the Danger of a COVID-19 Pandemic Because It Challenged Their Image

Trump’s State of Denial, Not the Deep State, Kept Us Unprepared for the COVID-19 Pandemic

Does the Scandinavian Model Support Bernie’s Socialist Message?

The Rule of Law Under Trump

Could Trump’s Acquittal Flip the Senate?

Do Republicans Have More to Lose Than Democrats in the Impeachment Trial?

Climate Crisis: We Need Radical Change Now, Not in the Future

This Year the Minimum Wage Can be Raised in the Majority of States

Let the Senate Impeachment Trial be Swift

Was Trump Looking for Corruption or a Personal Favor?

The Battle for Seattle: A City Council Member Recalls the Protest That Rocked the World

The Price of “Progress”

The Limits of Debating Climate Change

Profiles in Courage: the Tories Have It, the Republicans Don’t

Is Trump Outorganizing the Democrats?

What Happened at Woodstock?