When it comes to climate change policy, Americans can’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good any longer. That’s why The News Tribune Editorial Board is somewhat reluctantly endorsing Washington state Initiative 1631.
A bold plan and 2019 legislation and funding will be critical to make Puget Sound a safe and healthy place for orcas, writes Mindy Roberts of Tacoma. But recovery will also come down to simple, selfless actions by individuals.
As the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh made its painful way through the Senate, a number of liberals began to make an important discovery: The U.S. Senate is undemocratic. Small states get the same quantity of senators as large states.
Some commentators tried to portray Trump’s conversation with Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen as a naïve gesture that humiliated Beijing. Soon after, however, at his Florida resort, Trump was wooing China’s Xi Jinping.