Opinion Columns & Blogs

Opinion Columns & Blogs

France’s beach burkini bingo is culture clash

Suddenly, the burkini has become France’s Confederate battle flag. Like the flag, the burkini means different things to different people, yet it has become such a powerful symbol of the cultural clash between overzealous French patriots and Muslim immigrants that it has become a prompt to man the barricades.

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National Parks at 100: a bipartisan reminder

In the wake of the national political party conventions, campaigns, and daily news, it may seem like we are a nation divided against itself. Issues of economic inequality, the struggles of the middle class, racial tension, identity politics and the inability to agree on a common agenda separate us like opposing armies on a vast battlefield. But there is one issue that has brought and continues to bring us together in an enthusiastic consensus: our national parks.

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So, why not hack those returns?

After a hack of the Democratic National Committee, some 20,000 emails were released suggesting the party favored Clinton from the start over Bernie Sanders. The New York Times said, “American intelligence agencies have told the White House they now have ‘high confidence' that the Russian government was behind the theft of emails and documents from the DNC.”

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Paddle to Nisqually welcomes everyone

The Paddle to Nisqually 2016 Canoe Journey - an inter-tribal celebration and annual gathering of Northwest Indigenous Nations. Canoes have paddled from their home territories for weeks and canoe families are now gathering on the Nisqually Reservation ceremonial grounds.

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Pete Carroll on Seahawks' win over DAL in 3rd preseason GM

Russell Wilson and Seattle's No. 1 offense played into the second half, scoring on four of its final five possessions including a pair of TD tosses by Wilson.
Gregg Bell gbell@thenewstribune.com
Pete Carroll on Seahawks' win over DAL in 3rd preseason GM 3:18

Pete Carroll on Seahawks' win over DAL in 3rd preseason GM

The Olympian's 2016 preseason practice tour: Rochester Warriors 0:41

The Olympian's 2016 preseason practice tour: Rochester Warriors

Russell Wilson on Seahawks' offense entering third exhibition game 2:28

Russell Wilson on Seahawks' offense entering third exhibition game

TNT's Gregg Bell, Dave Boling on what to expect from Seahawks vs. Cowboys 5:36

TNT's Gregg Bell, Dave Boling on what to expect from Seahawks vs. Cowboys