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Letters to the Editor

Letter: U.S. is failing its children

November 13, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Three months before he was assassinated in April 1968, Martin Luther King asserted to his Poor People’s Campaign staff (as recorded by a witness taking notes) that “he didn’t believe that capitalism as it was constructed could meet the needs of poor people, and that what we might need to… Read story

Letter: Prioritize affordable housing

November 12, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Council for the Homeless thanks The Columbian for its recent editorial, “More housing is the only answer to homelessness.” Read story

Letter: Pass federal carbon pricing

November 12, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I was disturbed to read the article “Report says climate change accelerating in California,” especially since Oregon is experiencing many of the same issues around droughts, wildfires, threatened species and the livelihoods that depend on them. Read story

Letter: Make parks more accessible

November 12, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I think that multiple large parties should be able to host at a public park on the same day. Read story

Letter: Build bridge without light rail

November 12, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Why is it that government wants light rail so bad? Read story

Letter: Take flag back from radicals

November 11, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I am fundamentally a conservative, supporting programs that help grow our economy, keep us safe, and provide opportunities to anyone willing to work. I also believe that Republicans and Democrats both want to do what they think is right for our communities and country. We have freedom to pursue those… Read story

Letter: Support co-op corporate structure

November 11, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Richard Wolff earned his Ph.D. in economics at Yale in 1969. I viewed a lecture of his recently for insights. I also reviewed the 49th annual report of ALEC, which writes bills for conservative state legislators to submit. Read story

Letter: Hold Israel accountable

November 11, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Russia invaded Ukraine back in March, triggering daily condemnation by the United States and most of Europe. Rightfully so. Read story

Letter: Democrats destroying America

November 11, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Why are progressives destroying our nation’s morals and economy? President Trump brought us the lowest level of unemployment in nearly half a century, 1.4 percent inflation and a vaccine. He was bringing peace in the Middle East through his Abraham Accords and thrashed ISIS. He stood up to China, Russia,… Read story

Letter: Is democracy at a tipping point?

November 10, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

The greatest threat to American democracy is not a repeat of Jan. 6, but the possibility of a stolen presidential election. The looming danger is not that the mob will return, it’s that mainstream Republicans will legally overturn an election. Read story