NYT Politics

Europe Frets U.S. Battery Factory Subsidies Will Hurt, Not Help
Author: Jack Ewing and Melissa Eddy
The European Union is trying to assemble the building blocks to produce electric cars, but subsidies are luring companies to the United States.
New Oral History Peers Back at Obama, His Era and the Tradeoffs He Made
Author: Peter Baker
The first of 470 interviews of Obama administration officials and others involved in the debates of the time offer a fresh inside look at a consequential presidency.

Portland Business News

Nike opens women-centric store in NYC, focusing on premium experiences
Author: Julian Nazar
Nike also will offer bi-weekly workouts at an adjacent space.
Five Things to know: A great Portland nonprofit hits the links, Nike execs rising
Author: Andy Giegerich
Today's Five Things to Know features a plethora of doings at Nike, Incight, Arcimoto and Life Time as May wraps up.
Kinesis enlists a president from within its own ranks
Author: Andy Giegerich
Anja Taylor has a critical new spot at Kinesis.
In Beaverton Life Time brings co-working to its lifestyle portfolio (Photos)
Author: Andy Giegerich
Life Time is an "athletic country club" that, in Beaverton, also offers room for those who need to do a little office work.

Seattle Times Politics

How the Regional Homelessness Authority plans to get millions in new funding
Author: Greg Kim

Elected officials and service providers agree transformative improvements to the homelessness system cannot happen without more money. But sources are limited.
Judge overseeing Seattle police reform raises questions over racial disparities
Author: Mike Carter

Recent studies found officers are more likely to stop people of color, and, while overall use of force is down significantly, sharp racial disparities exist.
Investigation sheds light on tenure of fired director of WA Equity Office
Author: Claire Withycombe

A monthslong investigation into the former state Office of Equity director was released Tuesday.


Erdoğan Reelected to 5 More Years in Turkey as His Government Grows More Authoritarian & Nationalist
Author: (Democracy Now!)

We look at the impact of the reelection of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Sunday in a tight runoff vote, extending his 20-year rule for a further five years. Erdoğan received just over 52% of the vote, beating challenger Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, an economist and former civil servant who unified a broad coalition but failed to unseat Erdoğan despite growing dissatisfaction with his governance and deep economic pain within the country. We speak with Cihan Tuğal, UC Berkeley sociologist and author of The Fall of the Turkish Model: How the Arab Uprisings Brought Down Islamic Liberalism.