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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.

Monthly Archives: July 2020

COVID-19 Update: Rolling, rolling, rolling…

Excerpt: The Pacific Northwest faces increased rate of infection from the pandemic and considers its options.
Written by:Rich Erwin
Categories:Healthcare
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Tim Eyman proposes risking the lives of a lot of people with a massive election night party

Excerpt: The longtime scammer is essentially trying to organize a "COVID party", where people could contract the novel coronavirus in large numbers.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (June 29th-July 3rd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill and Patient Protection Act expansion plus the Senate's failure to endorse a total withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Legislative Advocacy, Series & Special Reports
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The Declaration of Independence, two hundred and forty-four years later

Excerpt: This Fourth of July, take a few minutes to read the Declaration of Independence.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Holidays
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Tim Eyman says he’s worried about facial recognition. So why won’t he wear a mask?

Excerpt: Throwing on a face covering can help frustrate the very technology that Tim Eyman says is a danger to our personal liberty. But Eyman has likened mask wearing to tyranny.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Healthcare, Technology
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