Joel Connelly

Joel Connelly

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Recent posts on NPI’s Cascadia Advocate and Post Alley

  • Idaho’s Battle of the Republicans
    by Joel Connelly on May 15th, 2022 at 4:34 PM

    Some are drawn to a “white homeland” movement which dreams of turning northern reaches of the Inland Northwest into a refuge from America’s growing diversity and multiculturalism.

  • Abortion Rights: Senator Murray Re-energized
    by Joel Connelly on May 14th, 2022 at 2:10 PM

    Senator Murray is reportedly working with Senate women on strategies for keeping the choice issue front and center. 

  • Reagan Dunn votes against reproductive rights as Democrats vow to make abortion care an issue in the 2022 midterms
    by Joel Connelly on May 12th, 2022 at 7:45 PM

    If you missed the movie “Twister,” watch what Dunn, who is challenging Representative Kim Schrier, says and does on reproductive rights. His mother, the late United States Representative Jennifer Dunn, who retired in 2004, was a Reagan Republican, but pro-choice. Reagan Dunn votes against reproductive rights as Democrats vow to make abortion care an issue in the 2022 midterms 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.

  • Distract and distort: Republicans declare Alito Court the victim after anti-Roe draft leaks
    by Joel Connelly on May 7th, 2022 at 1:17 AM

    The extreme right wing has moved quickly to distract and distort in the wake of Politico’s publication of Samuel Alito’s draft opinion holding that the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision was egregiously wrong. Distract and distort: Republicans declare Alito Court the victim after anti-Roe draft leaks 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.

  • How Abortion Rights Became Central to the Culture Wars
    by Joel Connelly on May 6th, 2022 at 2:17 PM

    It’s not your fathers’ and mothers’ Republican Party anymore. Our state’s “new look” Republicans of yesteryear are old or deceased.