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When cultures shift

In January 1969, two quarterbacks played against each other in Super Bowl III. Johnny Unitas and Joe Namath were both superstars. They were both from western Pennsylvania, but they came from different cultural universes. Unitas was reticent, workmanlike and deliberately unglamorous. Namath was flashy and a playboy. He turned himself into a marketing brand and...

Northwest Voices

Trans-Pacific Partnership a bad deal

Finally, public debate around the Trans-Pacific Partnership has moved beyond the question of being for or against trade. We’re now for it. The real question is what kind of trade policy will express our values as a country? Former Govs. Chris Gregoire and Deval Patrick made a familiar argument for the TPP , emphasizing exports...