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: September 7th, 2023

A reprieve for the Arctic Refuge: President Biden acts to protect lives and land alike

Excerpt: The Arctic Refuge is the largest single unit of public lands in the nation, spanning more than 19 million acres. The 1.5 million acres of the Coastal Plain, left open to development by Congress, is its heart and soul, calving ground for more than 100,000 animals of the Porcupine Caribou Herd.
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Our Environment, Policy Topics
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A public bank could help Washington tackle the growing threat of climate damage

Excerpt: If Washington is going to deal seriously with the impacts of global warming, including making the necessary investments throughout the state, then it should embrace the promise and potential of public banking.
Written by:Marco Rosaire Rossi
Categories:Economic Security, Policy Topics, Public Planning
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