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A sketchy look at the news of the day.
State and federal authorities need to improve delivery of unemployment benefits for covid relief.
According to Sherwood Sage in his Nov. 13 letter to the editor,…
When Joe Biden started to assemble his more competent cabinet I had a sense of relief. I have to admit in 2016 I was watching… Continue reading
The longer kids are kept out of school, the less they’ll learn, particularly those from low-income families.
I am very concerned about the increase in hunger during this pandemic. Less than half of families with children are “very confident” they can afford… Continue reading
There have been successes and failures with AIDS, as we dealt with structural racism and gender.
Arlington Firefighters want to thank the City Council for placing annexation of the Arlington Fire Department to North County Regional Fire Authority on the February… Continue reading
The Biden administration can look to programs pursued by Washington and other U.S. states.
Comparisons to World War II come close, but there are significant differences between then and now.
A couple of recent letters are decrying the re-election of Gov. Jay Inslee. They blame him for the restrictions placed on some businesses, stay-at-home orders… Continue reading
Recent data is being cherry-picked to make dubious claims about crime rates and efforts to reform policy.
It’s not that progressives ought to sit down and shut up. But they do need to choose their battles.
Our needs for climate, public health, racial justice and more are connected. Our response must be too.