Washington State: doing the work that’s needed.
Theodore Roosevelt said, “It’s not the critic who counts.” I admire Washington State’s governor and legislators because, rather than just gripe, they work the solutions to problems. Governor Jay Inslee’s Press Update (from firstname.lastname@example.org) of 10 Mar. 2023 reports on what action his office and the Washington State legislature have taken recently towards making our…
Collapse of the Local Free Press: Stopgap Legislation Urgently Needed
Seattle Times publisher Frank Blethen writes that our democracy has become fragile, and that “the major fault lines are evidenced by significant inequity in education, health care, public safety, wealth, and age.” He alerts us to an even more serious threat—a threat to the means by which we know about, respond to, and deal with…