NPI's Cascadia Advocate

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

Daily Archives: January 21st, 2013

President Obama’s Second Inaugural Address: A heartening, uplifting call for progress

Excerpt: Four years ago, I stood on the Nation­al Mall in our nation’s cap­i­tal and wit­nessed the swear­ing-in of Barack Oba­ma as the forty-fourth Pres­i­dent of the Unit­ed States of Amer­i­ca. It was a his­toric day — a hap­py and joy­ous day that offered a wel­come respite from weeks of bad eco­nom­ic news and feel­ings of […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Holidays, Public Service, Views & Reviews
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The sale of the Sacramento Kings to Chris Hansen shouldn’t be a cause for celebration

Excerpt: This morn­ing, the Mal­oof fam­i­ly, who have owned a con­trol­ling inter­est in the NBA’s Sacra­men­to Kings for more than a decade, end­ed weeks of spec­u­la­tion by announc­ing that they have agreed to sell their stake in the fran­chise to a group of investors led by San Fran­cis­co hedge fund man­ag­er Chris Hansen. Hansen’s group, as […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News, Policy Topics, Public Planning
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