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: December 2018

Tim Eyman’s bankruptcy is stalling AG Bob Ferguson’s case against Eyman — as intended

Excerpt: Eyman's "bankruptcy" has already forced the postponement of a bevy of depositions the state had scheduled... of Eyman, his associates, and top donors.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Litigation
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Federal agencies in limbo thanks to the intransigence of Individual Number One

Excerpt: The #TrumpShutdown is here.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Legislative Advocacy
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Save the Date: NPI’s next Spring Fundraising Gala will be held on Friday, April 26th, 2019

Excerpt: The NPI team invites you to join us for our eleventh Spring Fundraising Gala in April of 2019.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Announcements, Events
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Documentary Review: The People vs. the Politicians examines our republic’s illnesses

Excerpt: Read NPI's review of The People vs. the Politicians, a film by Hedrick Smith.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
Categories:Elections, Views & Reviews
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Individual Number One forces out Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Interior

Excerpt: Ryan Zinke is leaving office, but the environmental destruction he's been the face of will sadly continue.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Open Government, Our Environment
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This Sunday, NPI will honor late activist Alex Hendrickson with a Lynn Allen Award

Excerpt: Gifted activist and leader Alex Hendrickson died suddenly in early December 2018. Learn about NPI's plans to honor her with a Lynn Allen Award.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Events, Holidays
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Book Review: In “10 Strikes”, historian Erik Loomis demonstrates how American labor’s fortunes are inseparable from U.S. politics

Excerpt: This is a good book in all the ways a history book can be good. You should buy it. You should read it. You should gift it to your friends and family, and stuff extra copies in Tiny Libraries you come across.
Written by:David A Johnson
Categories:Views & Reviews
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