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.

Category Archives: Series & Special Reports

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (November 16th-20th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a bill that would authorize several billion dollars to expand federally funded apprenticeship programs and Senate confirmation of Stephen Vaden to be a U.S. Trade Judge.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
Other Categories:Legislative Advocacy
Tags: , ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Leave a comment

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 26th-30th)

Excerpt: The week's only vote consisted of the confirmation of Trump nominee Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court. No Democrats or independents voted to confirm Barrett.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
Other Categories:Legislative Advocacy
Tags: ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Leave a comment

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 19th-23rd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the failure of a Democratic effort to block the gutting of the Community Reinvestment Act and the failure of a Republican effort to pass a COVID-19 response bill.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
Other Categories:Legislative Advocacy
Tags: ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (Sept. 28th-October 2nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Revised HEROES Act and Senate passage of a stopgap budget bill to avert an October government shutdown.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
Other Categories:Legislative Advocacy
Tags: , ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 14th-18th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the confirmation of Franklin U. Valderrama and House passage of legislation to require accommodations for pregnant women in the workplace.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
Other Categories:Legislative Advocacy
Tags: , ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Scramble for the Senate: Can Steve Bullock pull off a win in deep-red Montana?

Excerpt: Governor Bullock's presidential bid was a dead end, but his odds back home in Montana's U.S. Senate race are pretty decent.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
Other Categories:Elections
Tags: ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 7th-11th)

Excerpt: The week's major vote concerned the question of whether or not to advance a pathetic excuse for a coronavirus relief package offered by Republicans, which was defeated by the Senate.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
Other Categories:Legislative Advocacy
Tags: ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Instructive bad reading, Part IV: Dissecting fascism with the help of “Might is Right”

Excerpt: Fourth installment in a series examining a white supremacist text published in 1896 that can help us understand what's happening today. Sometimes, it's in the awfully done that we can see a point of view most clearly.
Written by:David A Johnson
Other Categories:Media & Culture, Views & Reviews
Tags: ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Instructive bad reading, Part III: Dissecting fascism with the help of “Might is Right”

Excerpt: Third installment in a series examining a white supremacist text published in 1896 that can help us understand what's happening today. Sometimes, it's in the awfully done that we can see a point of view most clearly.
Written by:David A Johnson
Other Categories:Media & Culture, Views & Reviews
Tags: ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (August 17th-22nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Delivering for America Act and the defeat of Republican amendments to the bill.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
Other Categories:Legislative Advocacy
Tags: ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Instructive bad reading, Part II: Dissecting fascism with the help of “Might is Right”

Excerpt: Second installment in a series examining a white supremacist text published in 1896 that can help us understand what's happening today. Sometimes, it's in the awfully done that we can see a point of view most clearly.
Written by:David A Johnson
Other Categories:Media & Culture
Tags: ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Instructive bad reading, Part I: Dissecting fascism with the help of “Might is Right”

Excerpt: First installment in a series examining a white supremacist text published in 1896 that can help us understand what's happening today. Sometimes, it's in the awfully done that we can see a point of view most clearly.
Written by:David A Johnson
Other Categories:Media & Culture, Views & Reviews
Tags: ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (August 3rd-7th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes consisted of Senate confirmation of Mark Menezes to be Deputy Secretary of Energy and approval of a bill banning TikTok from government owned mobile devices.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
Other Categories:Legislative Advocacy
Tags: ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (July 27th-31st)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of two bills to help childcare providers and Senate confirmation of Derek Tai-Ching Kan to the OMB.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
Other Categories:Legislative Advocacy
Tags: , ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed