Joel Connelly

Joel Connelly

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Recent posts on NPI’s Cascadia Advocate and Post Alley

  • Growl No More? AG Bob Ferguson Barks Back at Whidbey’s Navy Jets (and Judge Agrees)
    by Joel Connelly on August 5th, 2022 at 3:50 PM

    Protests at Growler overflights have involved not only Coupeville but Port Townsend and towns of the Quimper Peninsula. 

  • Patty Murray, Washington State Democrats celebrate a robust Top Two election showing
    by Joel Connelly on August 3rd, 2022 at 5:40 AM

    Washington State’s senior senator demonstrated that she is on track for reelection, while three low-profile Democratic congressional candidates put up strong numbers in the state’s Republican-controlled congressional districts. U.S. Representative Kim Schrier, meanwhile, is holding her own in a battleground district against a trio of Republican opponents. Patty Murray, Washington State Democrats celebrate a robust Top Two election showing 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.

  • Sleepy No More: A Primer on Tuesday’s Primary
    by Joel Connelly on July 31st, 2022 at 11:52 PM

    With a lot of “safe” one-party districts, and a wide-open top-two primary shifted to August, many battles pit Democrat against Democrat and Republican vs. Republican.

  • Trump’s Republicans to American families: Don’t count on us when the CHIPS are down!
    by Joel Connelly on July 29th, 2022 at 8:13 PM

    After mostly voting against the CHIPS and Science Act, Republicans used their legislation blocking powers to hold up a bill to help veterans that they’d already previously voted for, while claiming their behavior had nothing to do with the Schumer-Manchin Inflation Reduction Act breakthrough. Trump’s Republicans to American families: Don’t count on us when the CHIPS are down! 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.

  • Pope Francis Pays Penitence in Canada
    by Joel Connelly on July 28th, 2022 at 4:44 PM

    “I humbly beg forgiveness for the evil committed by so many Christians against the Indigenous peoples,” said Francis, speaking at the site of what was once one of the largest residential schools in the country.