"A more perfect union is one that will require unending toil. Instability, inequality, and intransigence easily take root without constant attention." -- Dan Rather, Steady newsletter, January 28, 2023
We encourage you to read the rest of Rather'scomments about the horror of Tyre Nichols's murder in Memphis.
WHAT HAPPENS IN SALEM DOESN'T STAY IN SALEM
State Senator Suzanne Weber and state Representative Cyrus JavadI will be voting on many pieces of consequential legislation this year. How will that legislation affect you?
Kudos to about a dozen COIN volunteers, including INCO leader Cheryl Conway, who are tracking bills in this legislative session. Details in future INCO newsletters.
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Newsletters Robert Hubbell, Today's Edition, on Substack Heather Cox Richardson, Letters from an American, on Substack Dan Rather & Elliot Kirschner, Steady, on Substack Joyce Vance, Civil Discourse, on Substack Chop Wood, Carry Water, on Substack Democracy Docket, headed by Marc Elias The Bulwark Timothy Snyder, Thinking About...., on Substack
Podcasts Al Franken Pod Save America - also on YouTube
Others America at a Crossroads - weekly webinars, Wednesdays at 5; posted on YouTube afterwards The Lincoln Project -an array of programs
Clatsop County residents feel the impact of the wealth and income inequality that are distorting Oregon's housing market. We recommend this guest column in The Astorian by Tyler Mac Innis.
"Like a house built atop a faulty foundation, a housing market operating in a society marked by extreme economic inequality seems bound to run into trouble." -- Tyler Mac Innis, policy analyst for the Oregon Center for Public Policy
“We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both” — Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis
Want to know more about 6 things people believe about politics that are totally wrong? Paul Waldman explains how these common beliefs lead us astray in his Washington Post column.