Public Banking - Time To Get Off Our Butts
Public banking can stop our dependence on commercial banks to whom we give our government revenue and receive little in return.
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Public banking can stop our dependence on commercial banks to whom we give our government revenue and receive little in return.2 comments, most recent 4 days ago
This is yet another Dig Once Policy update outlining how the COB Public Works Department, under the direction of Ted Carlson, has been ignoring the advice and wishes of thousands of Bellingham residents.2 comments, most recent 4 days ago
The Bellingham Planning Commission has passed to the City Council a terribly flawed recommendation on vacation rentals.2 comments, most recent 5 days ago
Consumer fireworks are illegal in Bellingham. Some would say it is difficult to tell.8 comments, most recent 3 weeks ago
We are about local news at NWCitizen - but we are also citizens of the United States - or have we forgotten who we are?3 comments, most recent 3 weeks ago
In many instances our police officers have become walking examples of post traumatic stress.7 comments, most recent 4 weeks ago
Messaging by anecdotes, not facts, is becoming the watchword of creating ordinances in Bellingham8 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Veteran Television Journalist Ali Velshi talks about Culture, Identity Politics and his role in “Spotlighting the Political Circus in the United States”.14 comments, most recent 3 weeks ago
Factors to consider in incorporating an organization where the primary purpose is civic and profit is a secondary factor.1 comment, most recent 1 month ago
Myopic leadership in the NFL is the problem.
The Seattle Times provides an in depth article on our local Nooksack Indian tribe’s new chairman, Ross Cline Sr. Bob Kelly is out and no where to be seen.2 comments, most recent 1 month ago
For my friend, the late Lewis Puller, on Memorial Day 2018.4 comments, most recent 1 month ago
Since 1917, Washington’s water laws have become increasingly complicated and counterproductive. Eric explains the major problems and suggests an alternative for a sustainable future.3 comments, most recent 1 month ago
I am and you should be, too.5 comments, most recent 1 month ago
An update on the current status of discussions surrounding establishing a Dig Once Policy in Bellingham.
This article outlines how totally inadequate the low-income connections provided by the big telecoms are. Yet they are presented as a solution by many council members.4 comments, most recent 1 month ago
The disease is greed. The cure to which seems to be beyond the ken of this city government.5 comments, most recent 1 month ago
After 20 some years of owning and managing Northwest Citizen, I am retiring - and hopeful that some person or group will take ownership and go forward.7 comments, most recent 2 months ago
A council call on landlords to reduce rents is in order.12 comments, most recent 2 months ago
The goal of this article is to highlight a few amazing scientific discoveries in the hopes that it will motivate us to create an economy based on science instead of war.3 comments, most recent 1 month ago