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Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Daily Archives: October 21st, 2011

Scott White: 1970-2011

Excerpt: Tragic news from Roslyn tonight: State Senator Scott White, who has capably represented Seattle’s 46th District in the state Legislature since the beginning of 2009, was found dead in his room at the Suncadia Resort after housekeeping staff noticed that he had failed to check out. The cause of death is currently unknown, but it […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News
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America’s occupation of Iraq will end with the close of 2011, President Obama confirms

Excerpt: America’s occupation of Iraq will come to a close as originally promised, President Obama said at the White House on Friday, confirming that all American forces – with the exception of a token force left to guard the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad – will be pulling out of Iraq by year’s end. “Over the next […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, World Commmunity
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A conversation with John Stokes, Part 1: A progressive vision for Bellevue

Excerpt: Earlier this week, I met up with  Bellevue City Council candidate John Stokes in a Redmond coffee shop.  John and I are connected through our education advocacy work and I know him to be a deep thinker and a dedicated advocate for children.  I wanted to find out more about his decision to run for […]
Written by:Kathleen Reynolds
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