Seattle’s Classist Xenophobia Won’t Solve Homelessness

“Are you from around here?”

Like a scene straight out of an Octavia Butler horror story, in a panel discussion about Charter Amendment 29, former Seattle City Attorney Mark Sidran urged Seattlietes to consider: “If you expand housing of various kinds […] it may well produce a migratory effect.” (49:00) Sidran went on to describe how he and Mayor Durkan…