Columnists

Understanding religious liberty and equality during the Indiana firestorm

Over the past few decades the United States has engaged in a great struggle to balance civil rights and religious liberty. On the one hand, there is a growing consensus that straight, gay and lesbian people deserve full equality with each other. We are to be judged by how we love, not by whom we...

Northwest Voices

Signs of climate change upheaval abound in Western United States

We have learned that climate science is not a source of decisive action. But now we have in plain sight California’s one year supply of stored water, its 9 percent of normal snow pack, its collapsing ground over depleted aquifers . Texas is now engaged in water wars. The Colorado River Basin is drying up....