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Take steps to assure that Trump isn’t working for foreign interests

Special counsel Robert Mueller's report chronicles a "sweeping and systematic" Russian effort to interfere in the 2016 election in favor of Donald Trump. It details a damning web of contacts between Russian actors and a Trump campaign that welcomed and sought to capitalize on the interference, as well as an out-of-control president determined to obstruct...

Northwest Voices

Persistent crime: a failed and racist strategy | Letter to the editor

The Times’ editorial board advocates for a return to the failed war on drugs. It criticizes King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg’s charging policies on possessions of small amounts of drugs and says more aggressive prosecution will address drug addiction, the “the root cause” of perceived public-safety problems. I disagree. Empirically, the war on drugs failed...