NPI's Cascadia Advocate

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.

Monthly Archives: July 2012

Bill Clinton, Elizabeth Warren to anchor Wednesday night lineup at the 2012 DNC

Excerpt: Former President Bill Clinton and Massachusetts U.S. Senate hopeful Elizabeth Warren will anchor the Wednesday primetime lineup at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, the party announced today. Wednesday will be the second-to-last day of the convention. Since the mid-1990s, the Democratic nominee for vice president has traditionally accepted the nomination on the Wednesday […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Events, Party Politics
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A new chapter for the NPI Advocate

Excerpt: On behalf of the NPI team, I’m excited to announce that this week marks the beginning of a new chapter in the history of The Advocate, our second oldest project and primary publication. Over the last few weeks, we’ve been developing a plan to freshen up and strengthen The Advocate, and beginning today, we’re putting […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Goodbye, Ichiro

Excerpt: This afternoon, the Seattle Mariners announced that the team’s best known player, known around these parts of the country simply as “Ichiro”, had been traded to the New York Yankees for two minor league players and cash considerations after more than a dozen seasons in the Emerald City. The news took the Pacific Northwest and […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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The Declaration of Independence, two hundred and thirty-six years later

Excerpt: In accordance with tradition, we are posting the text of the Declaration of Independence here on The Advocate for your enjoyment. The Declaration was primarily authored by our third president, Thomas Jefferson, who drew heavily on the thinking of Enlightenment philosophers such as John Locke to persuasively lay out the case for the independence of […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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