Joel Connelly

Joel Connelly

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Recent posts on NPI’s Cascadia Advocate and Post Alley

  • Pramila Jayapal, Speaker-in-Waiting?
    by Joel Connelly on November 24th, 2021 at 6:57 PM

    Rep. Jayapal has seen her power and influence grow on Capitol Hill. But she has an uneven record as power broker on the home front.

  • New rules to bar oil/gas drilling in the vicinity of Chaco Culture National Historical Park
    by Joel Connelly on November 24th, 2021 at 12:08 AM

    Situated in the remote Four Corners area in New Mexico and reached by a rough road, Chaco Culture contains remains of stone buildings and Great Houses that were once among the largest structures in North America. New rules to bar oil/gas drilling in the vicinity of Chaco Culture National Historical Park 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.

  • Split State Polls: Bad News for Biden, Support for Abortion Rights
    by Joel Connelly on November 19th, 2021 at 2:35 AM

    Voters like the Biden bills but that doesn’t translate into approval for Biden’s job performance. Meanwhile, Roe v. Wade shows its political staying power.

  • First raging fires, now epic floods: British Columbia suffers perils of climate damage
    by Joel Connelly on November 17th, 2021 at 4:30 PM

    The “province on the Pacific” was just beginning to recover from a summer of record heat and wildfires when an atmospheric river showed up, resulting in massive floods. First raging fires, now epic floods: British Columbia suffers perils of climate damage 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.

  • Lisa Murkowski Preps for a Tough Senate Reelection Battle
    by Joel Connelly on November 15th, 2021 at 5:32 PM

    A Trump-backed challenger, Kelly Tshibaka, has been in the field for months. She has labeled Murkowski “Biden’s chief enabling officer” and accused the incumbent of “going against President Trump, whose policies were the best that Alaska has ever known.”