The viral video app has become an unlikely flashpoint amid larger concerns about national security.
Talton writes about business and the Pacific Northwest economy in the Sunday Seattle Times.
The hearings about abuses by America's biggest tech companies are only the first step in unwinding the unhealthy concentration of power in the economy, writes...
Americans are depending on the post office during COVID-19, but President Trump's new postmaster general is imposing changes that threaten delivery — and voting by...
Former Vice President Joe Biden has rolled out the most ambitious and progressive economic plans in decades. Economy columnist Jon Talton takes a closer look.
Adding an income tax during an economic crisis puts the city at a disadvantage to the suburbs. Columnist Jon Talton explains why.
The nation's intercity passenger trains are more important than ever. After COVID-19, we need to build a more robust and sustainable system.
The hard times of the 1930s seem far removed from today's downturn. A study of them is in order because we face a potentially long...
Despite a slow climb out of the Great Recession, the resulting expansion was the longest in history. For Seattle, it produced the biggest boom ever.
Beyond the stock market and big banks, one of the biggest players in the economy operates with no regulation and an often-destructive track record.