Adam Willems

Adam Willems reports on finance, technology, and religion from Seattle. Adam also writes Divine Innovation, a newsletter on religion and technology.

Recent Articles

Losing Record

Shaun Scott's New Book Uncovers the Forgotten Wins, Losses, and Stories of Resiliency in Seattle's Sports History

To the Moon

Some of Seattle’s Best Drag Queens Danced Among the Stars for the Space Needle’s First—and Probably Not Last!—Drag Show

Books Oct 12 10:17 AM

Gears of War

Tom Fucoloro's New Book Explores the Good, the Bad, and the Sometimes Shocking History of Seattle's Bike Culture

Sports Oct 2 12:32 PM

Bring Back the Bullpen Boat!

And Other Moves the Mariners Should Make in the Offseason

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Books Jun 13 11:32 AM

Maybe It's the Seattle Freeze, Maybe It's White Supremacy

In Her Book Seattle from the Margins, Dr. Megan Asaka Uses Public Records and Oral Histories to Uncover the History of the Workers Who Built Seattle

Books Feb 20 4:08 PM

Heat Waves

Climate Journalist Jake Bittle on Climate Migration, Climate Displacement and How the Pacific Northwest Isn’t Prepared for Either

Books Feb 13 12:35 PM

California รœber Alles

Malcolm Harris on How Tech-Hub Palo Alto Is (and Isn't) Like Seattle and Why He Doesn't Mention the Grateful Dead in His New Book Palo Alto: A History of California, Capitalism, and the World

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Books Dec 6 1:30 PM

Adam Smith: The Worst Influencer

A Scottish Thinker, American Politicians, and the Fuckery of Free Markets

Books Oct 17 4:00 PM

Accounting for an Apocalypse

Adrienne Buller’s The Value of a Whale Exposes the Dark Side of “Green Capitalism”