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OPINION: Keep countries accountable for COVID-19

It is easy to brush aside the numbers of this virus, but it is important for governments to provide the correct ones.
JACOB HERSH, Evergreen Columnist April 28, 2020

Every pandemic has a Patient Zero. There’s always a “cough heard round the world,” if you will. From the AIDS crisis to the 1918 influenza outbreak, there’s always one person who kicks off a whole...

OPINION: Don’t rely on opinion programs for your news

It is easy to find opinions about news events, but dig a little deeper for better information.
GUS WATERS, Evergreen Columnist April 28, 2020

Do not get your news from the opinion section. Instead, get your news from an array of trustworthy sources that make you respect other sides. By consuming trustworthy and unbiased news sources, people...

OPINION: The US needs to be more proactive when fighting outbreaks

The US cannot stand by and watch as a pandemic starts to spread.
JACOB HERSH, Evergreen Columnist April 24, 2020

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a government in possession of power must be in want of something to f-ck up. It’s a scientific law, like gravity. Whenever there’s a serious catastrophe,...

OPINION: Participate in virtual town halls during the isolation

Participating in online town halls is one way you can stay politically active while social distancing.
GUS WATERS, Evergreen columnist April 21, 2020

Virtual town halls during social distancing are a great way to promote activism and knowledge in our political system and are important to hold elected officials accountable.  Town halls are...

OPINION: The federal government needs to communicate more

The federal government needs to do more to support small businesses.
GUS WATERS, Evergreen Columnist April 5, 2020

The federal government needs to communicate more to small business owners to help them get the benefits available to them from the stimulus package.  The federal stimulus package contains...

OPINION: Sex ed must be taught earlier

While school districts can choose what to teach, educating people earlier will help stop sex crimes.
GUS WATERS, Evergreen Columnist March 26, 2020

The recent comprehensive sex education bill passed by the Washington state legislature mandating that public schools follow eight guidelines protects both family values and promotes sexual safety. The...

OPINION: Public party affiliation was implemented badly

While it is important to have your party affiliation to be public, the way it was implemented was questionable
GUS WATERS, Evergreen columnist March 22, 2020

Washington State should maintain the public status of voter party affiliation for its presidential primaries because it creates a transparent and competitive political process. Will Casey, communications...

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