Joel Connelly

Joel Connelly

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Recent posts on NPI’s Cascadia Advocate and Post Alley

  • A Hardball Strategy for taking on Dave Reichert
    by Joel Connelly on June 8th, 2024 at 2:48 PM

    The Democrats know the spot Reichert is in. Ferguson is a chess master setting a trap for his presumed foe.

  • Leashing The Pacific Northwest’s Master Stream
    by Joel Connelly on June 6th, 2024 at 12:37 PM

    The author writes: “Everywhere in the watershed there used to be more — more salmon, more bears, more old growth forests, bigger glaciers, more language speakers.”

  • Book Review: “Big River” celebrates the mighty Columbia
    by Joel Connelly on June 2nd, 2024 at 6:20 PM

    Read NPI contributor Joel Connelly’s review of Big River: Resilience and Renewal in the Columbia Basin, by David Moscowitz and Eileen Delehanty Pearkes. Book Review: “Big River” celebrates the mighty Columbia is a post from NPI’s Cascadia Advocate, the journal of the Northwest Progressive Institute. Published continuously since March of 2004, NPI’s Cascadia Advocate provides thoughtful commentary and analysis on regional, national, and world politics. Keep The Cascadia Advocate going by making a contribution to sustain NPI’s research and advocacy here.

  • The Wilderness Act: A Triple Anniversary
    by Joel Connelly on May 18th, 2024 at 1:24 PM

    The latest cause – it is now 13 years old – is the Wild Olympics campaign. It would create 126,661 acres of’ new wilderness protection on Olympic National Forest land, which surrounds the national park like a donut.

  • New Poll on Governor’s Race: Good News for Bob Ferguson
    by Joel Connelly on May 18th, 2024 at 3:13 AM

    In a four-way race, according to the new PPP poll, Ferguson registers at 35 percent, Reichert at 28 percent, while Bird trails with 11 percent while Mullet barely registers with just 4 percent.