Blog Archive


There’s Plenty of Room at Hotel California

How Oregon and Washington Could Link to California’s cap-and-trade program.

Want to see a post-Citizens United America? Look North

Canadian politicians do not dial for dollars.

Where Are The Northwest’s Kids?

Increasingly, in big cities. Especially Seattle.

Sightline on Vancouver, WA Oil Train Proposal

City Council opposes monster oil train project for the community.

Illegal Play

Climbing trees, skipping stones, and making daisy chains should not be banned in Northwest parks.

Citizens Re-United?

Cascadia could lead the national response to McCutcheon.

Will Oregon Cook Up a Carbon Tax?

An illustrated taster's guide.

A New Measure of Food Deserts

Seattle and Portland trail Vancouver in car-free access to healthy food.

The Thin Green Line

The Northwest faces off against titanic coal and oil export schemes.

The G-Word

Distrust, corruption, and the Catch-22 of democracy.