Joel Connelly

Joel Connelly

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Recent posts on NPI’s Cascadia Advocate and Post Alley

  • The threat to American elections: No time for hysteria, but we should all be worried
    by Joel Connelly on September 30th, 2022 at 2:52 AM

    With a nation’s news media “hollowed out” by closings and downsizings, Seattle-based InvestigateWest is swimming against a tide as it pursues a task vital to the republic: It has taken on the job of seeking the truth about those seeking power in America, specifically reporting on ongoing threats to American democracy. The threat to American elections: No time for hysteria, but we should all be worried 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.

  • A Strong and Restive Bench: Attorney General Bob Ferguson in the Wing
    by Joel Connelly on September 29th, 2022 at 12:59 PM

    The emergence of a new front bench of Democrats are mostly prominently attorneys general who brought successful court challenges against Trump.

  • Are we a January 5th nation, or a January 6th nation? We Americans must decide, Senator Raphael Warnock tells Seattle crowd
    by Joel Connelly on September 26th, 2022 at 3:30 PM

    The senator-reverend’s way of thanking donors was to raise spirits of what remains possible in this country, and the role of an enlightened government in making that possible. Are we a January 5th nation, or a January 6th nation? We Americans must decide, Senator Raphael Warnock tells Seattle crowd 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.

  • Magic Mountain Time: Incandescent Larches in High Cascade Forests
    by Joel Connelly on September 25th, 2022 at 4:09 PM

    In the first week in October larch needles backlit by the sun draw thousands of hikers to the east slopes of the Cascades.

  • Surprise New Poll: Tight Race for Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District
    by Joel Connelly on September 22nd, 2022 at 12:13 AM

    Joe Kent, an ex-Green Beret, eliminated incumbent six-term Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler in Washington’s top-two August primary.