The past month in Bellingham had been déjà vu all over again for me.
I came back on February 10 from Hong Kong, where the COVID-19 epidemic had struck. Worried [...]
I found this post by an anonymous author on a social media platform to be both interesting and inspiring…
Imagine a World…
This evening, NW Citizen writer Michael Riordan has an opinion piece posted on the Seattle Times website. It is a strongly critical look at how the Trump regime is mishandling [...]
Almost everyone agrees that health care in USAmerica is broken and too expensive. Our costs are higher than other developed nations but our outcomes no better. In some cases they [...]
Date of Expected Return from OverSeas.
DEROS is a military acronym. If, as a soldier, you had one or more hostile-fire tours overseas, those dates are seared into your brain. [...]
Hooray for California! Hooray for public banking!
North Dakota did its ground-breaking work by establishing a public bank 100 years ago. California, usually leading the pack in progressive pursuits, comes in [...]
Barbara Z. Rofkar guest writes this article. She is a 50 year resident of Bellingham.
Toni Morrison said, “If you can only be tall if someone is on their knees, then [...]
The internet was created to be—and has become—our public commons. It is the central medium for communication and business, for public discussion and engagement, and democratic discourse and [...]
State Senator Ericksen with Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen.
On May 14th the Seattle Times published an editorial titled “Senator Doug Ericksen should break his Cambodia deal or step down.” [...]
Happy 10th Anniversary! Understanding this article, Lehman 10th Anniversary Spin as a Teachable Moment, by economist Michael Hudson, will go along way to understanding why the efforts of our city [...]