The West Coast region is not waiting for the federal government to take action. As Congress remains gridlocked and climate deniers wield bizarre, scientifically-baseless power in DC, West Coast leadership is stepping up to the most pressing global issue facing humanity.
f we really lean into this we will simultaneously increase prosperity for our people, reinvigorate the American Dream, and restore this magnificent blue planet. This is the greatest challenge and opportunity of our lifetime.
Lost in the coverage of the national campaign to exclude citizens from the polls is the work of organizations expanding the franchise. Oregon's Bus Project has been at it for 10 years, registering voters, knocking on doors, and successfully lobbying the Oregon Legislature.
Can, and should, the religious conscience of one powerful individual be able to trump the popular will? The framers of this Republic, the men responsible for the shape of our governments, answered that question squarely with a "yes."