Archive for April 25th, 2021

April 25th, 2021 - 2:00 pm § in Politics

Is Washington state tax reform finally coming?

Washington’s legislature is fixing to impose a capital gains tax on the “wealthy” to fund early childhood education and childcare programs. The bill has passed both houses, and the governor says he’ll sign it, but differing versions first have to be reconciled. (Read story he[...]

April 25th, 2021 - 11:52 am § in Environment, Science

Are pets destroying the planet?

Do we have too many pets? Are our ravenous companion animals eating and pooping us out of a planetary home? What do they contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and global warming? Do we need to ration dogs and cats to save our own species? Click here to enter cartoon slideshow. Return to The-Ave.US [...]

April 25th, 2021 - 11:41 am § in Foreign Affairs, Health

India’s “horrific” Covid-19 crisis

“A horrific surge in coronavirus cases in India continued on Saturday,” with daily cases soaring, which one commentator described as “not a curve or a wave. It’s a rocket. A straight vertical line.” (Read story here; see graph, click to enlarge.) Overwhelmed hospitals a[...]

April 25th, 2021 - 7:30 am § in Environment, Misc.


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