Refreshed at 2:06 AM Pacific on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
City Council Unanimously Vote on Resolut.. (OlyBlog)
Filed Wednesday, June 19 at 6:20 AM - Citing issues with climate change, and the conflict between increased fossil fuel extraction/export/consumption and development of renewable energy, as well as concerns about..
Links for 06-19-2013 (Economist's View)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 11:03 PM - Globalization and Macroeconomics - Paul Krugman Income Inequality, Equality of Opportunity, and Mobility - Miles Corak Financial globalisation: Retreat or reset? - Vox EU A L..
COMMENTARY: Principled dissent always ha.. (Home)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 9:21 PM - Those protesting U.S. foreign policy rarely if ever get what they want, but that is far from meaning that their actions are ineffective, Mark Weisbrot reminded London Guardia..
I Ching: Hexagram 37 - The Lines, Part 5 (The Rambling Taoists)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 7:30 PM - Nine in the fifth place means: As a king he approaches his family. Fear not. Good fortune. A king is the symbol of a fatherly man who is richly endowed in mind. He does nothi..
Jesus Holds a Press Conference (The Rambling Taoists)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 5:30 PM - Trey Smith We live in a nation in which our presidents go out of their way to flash their Christian credentials. George W. Bush claimed to talk to God frequently when decidin..
Afternoon Matinee: Protest - Call It Dem.. (The Rambling Taoists)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 3:30 PM - Performed by Bruce Cockburn padded with power here they come international loan sharks backed by the guns of market hungry military profiteers whose word is a swamp and whose..
A free market? (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 3:25 PM - CHRIS CARLSON Carlson Chronicles The walking, talking embodiment of the mythical free market in Idaho today is Wayne Hoffman, executive director of the Idaho Freedom F..
The Saddest News (Economist's View)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 2:52 PM - Cathleen Leué, technically my ex-wife but we had gotten back together several years ago, unexpectedly passed away last night. I will miss her terribly. Blogging may be light ..
Secret Pacific Rim trade deal on track t.. (nwLaborPress)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 2:08 PM - Obama's NAFTA-style treaty with 11 Pacific Rim nations is slated for signing in October
Unions call on State of Oregon to sue LI.. (nwLaborPress)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 1:52 PM - SEIU says the bank scandal cost public pension and other State of Oregon funds $110 million
Without filibuster reform, worker rights.. (nwLaborPress)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 1:45 PM - Employers are increasingly lawless as the NLRB sits vacant
Protesters disrupt airport mail facility.. (nwLaborPress)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 1:41 PM - Morning mail runs were blocked in a protest against privatization
Motorcycle ride raises cash for kids (nwLaborPress)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 1:35 PM - Unions for Kids motorcycle poker run nets a record $64,000 for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
NALC's Stamp Out Hunger food drive sees .. (nwLaborPress)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 1:27 PM - This year, union letter carriers collected 37,000 tons of food nationwide, and 526 tons in Oregon
TYT Extra - Cenk Goes Off on the Mainstr.. (The Rambling Taoists)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 1:00 PM - Trey Smith If you don't like a little profanity, the video below might not be to your liking. Cenk really goes off on the mainstream media for the generally lousy way in whic..
Estate Tax Fix in Place, More Revenue Ne.. (Washington Liberals)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 12:51 PM - Late last night, legislators came to an eleventh hour agreement to choose Washington kids over multimillionaires. By fixing Washington state’s estate tax, lawmakers have prev..
Walmart, We Won't Shop There (A Blaze of Bright Blue)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 12:32 PM - That works out to a 6,000 dollar tax payer subsidy for each Walmart worker. Walmart, we don't shop there. The Low-Wage Drag on Our Economy: Wal-Mart’s low wages a..
BC Should Examine Its Carbon Ledger (Sightline Daily » Blo..)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 12:31 PM - Following British Columbia's recent election, climate activist Kevin Washbrook and I have an op-ed in the latest edition of Business In Vancouver magazine. We make the case ..
Is Andrew Cuomo another Barack Obama? (Washington Liberals)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 11:38 AM - I read an excellent article in The Nation by Eric Alterman, “Cuomo v.s. Cuomo.” Alterman describes how Andrew Cuomo (current governor of NY and son of former gove..
We're doing it again (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 10:22 AM - BARRETT RAINEY Second Thoughts I was a kid during WWII but old enough to be aware of the national condition (1941-1945) at our house. It was wartime with rationing – a..
House Republicans pass far-reachin.. (Politics Northwest)
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Bill Mize forum kicks off 2013 Wha.. (Politics blog)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 3:24 PM - The 49th annual Bill Mize Political Forum is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 at Rome Grange, 2821 Mount Baker Highway. Candidates for Bellingham City Council, Wh..
Clear up the uncertainty on pot, s.. (Politics Northwest)
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Supreme Court rulings on DOMA, Pro.. (Strange Bedfellows -- Politi..)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 12:47 PM - Uberlawyer David Bois said Tuesday a loss on Prop 8 in the Supreme Court this month won’t be the end of the fight he and Ted Olson are waging for marriage equality. “We w..
$231 million revenue jump could he.. (Politics Northwest)
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UPDATE: Army Corps of Engineers wo.. (Politics blog)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 8:20 AM - An official with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has told a congressional subcommittee that her agency will not be conducting the sweeping environmental review of North..
Pop quiz: Seattle's mayoral race (Politics Northwest)
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Spokane ag companies tell their st.. (Capital Press)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 2:49 AM - Representatives of three Spokane area agricultural companies shared their stories with local business leader ...
'Frankenberry' has good taste
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 2:28 AM - PUYALLUP, Wash. -- While walking through the strawberry research plots east of Puyallup, Sue Welch came upon a ...
Researchers put strawberries throu.. (Capital Press)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 2:28 AM - PUYALLUP, Wash. -- Strawberries of many sizes, shapes, colors -- and levels of sweetness -- are the focus of ...
Legislature opens second special s.. (Capital Press)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 2:28 AM - OLYMPIA -- The Washington Legislature opened an extra special session June 12 for the sixth time in the past ...
West Nile virus found in Yakima mo.. (Capital Press)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 2:09 AM - YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) -- West Nile virus has turned up in two samples of mosquitoes collected in Yakima County ...
Last year's Western Washington dry.. (Capital Press)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 2:09 AM - Dying Douglas fir trees bear witness to the drought that hit Western Washington last summer. Trees between ...
Potato council to hold summer meet.. (Capital Press)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 1:42 AM - National Potato Council leaders will determine their organization's next direction during the summer mee ...
Stemilt opens new hi-tech cherry l.. (Capital Press)
Filed Tuesday, June 18 at 1:31 AM - WENATCHEE, Wash. -- Stemilt Growers Inc. dedicated a new, state-of-the-art cherry packing line in Wenatchee ...
Budget impasse has state workers f.. (www.theolympian.com -- Legis..)
Filed Monday, June 17 at 5:10 AM - Pam Olekas, a records clerk at Olympic Corrections Center in Forks, remembers getting paychecks in the form of IOUs as a California prison system employee when that stat..
U.S. Labor Dept. backs drywall wor.. (KPLU News for Seattle and th..)
Filed Monday, June 17 at 4:00 AM - Hanging drywall is a dirty, hard job. And 250 workers at Summit Drywall, Inc., based in Issaquah, say it was even worse for them because they didn’t get paid the wages t..
Stemilt opens new hi-tech cherry l.. (Capital Press)
Filed Saturday, June 15 at 1:29 PM - WENATCHEE, Wash. — Stemilt Growers Inc. dedicated a new, state-of-the-art cherry packing line in Wenat ...
Immigration reform outlook iffy in.. (Capital Press)
Filed Saturday, June 15 at 2:10 AM - As United Farm Workers of America and other groups step up public lobbying for the Senate immigration refor ...
Republicans modify abortion bill, .. (Strange Bedfellows -- Politi..)
Filed Friday, June 14 at 6:58 PM - The House Republican leadership had modified a bill designed to ban all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, including an exception for rape and incest that had been re..
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