Local journalism is key for healthy communities: forum

March 18, 2022
Clifford Heberden

Local journalism is not optional, but essential, for healthy communities and democracy, asserted speakers in the “Trust 2022” online forum March 17 sponsored by Salish Current and Village Books. Two nationally respected journalists and Washington’s attorney general spoke to how local news coverage can help rebuild trust in democratic institutions.

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Democracy in America: Are you a citizen? Let’s test that.

January 29, 2021
Mike Sato

Naturalized citizens of the United States share some common knowledge about our country when they discuss, argue and vote. How much of that do you, as a citizen whether naturalized or born, share?

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Community Voices / Democracy in America

January 15, 2021
Salish Current readers

We live in tumultuous times. Last weekend Salish Current asked people of various political persuasions to write about the state of our country’s democracy in advance of the inauguration.

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From the Editor’s Desk / Democracy in America

January 15, 2021
Mike Sato

Last weekend I asked people of various political persuasions to write about the state of our country’s democracy in advance of the inauguration.

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