Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Water rights, water boarding and other Wednesday morning headlines

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Torture survivor Suleiman Abdullah. He has a Spokane connection—he was tortured by techniques designed by psychologists with offices in Spokane.


Min Maxing 
How did minimum-wage advocates clear the field to push for a $13.50 per hour minimum wage in Washington? They captured Seattle first. 

Pearl Jam before Swine
Will the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame be wise enough to recognize the brilliance of Pearl Jam? Or will they continue to be utter fools? Dan Nailen investigates. 


Water We Talking About?

Water rights in the West! A new Washington State Supreme Court decision could impact Spokane County in radical ways. [Spokesman-Review]

Dr. Feel Bad
One of Spokane's torture psychologists would prefer his tell-all book not tell all before his trial. [Spokesman-Review]

McMulling a Third Party Vote

Will Idaho catch Evan McMullin fever like Utah has? [Spokesman-Review]


Block the Vote 
Will Trump's vote-rigging screams result in voter intimidation on election day? [New York Times]

No More Computer For You Young Man
Equador unplugs Julian Assange from his Internet access. And if he's not careful they'll take away his XBox privileges, too. [Washington Post] 

You Know who else directed hateful mobs against Jews? 
How Trump fever has resulted in a tide of online hate against Jewish journalists. [The Atlantic

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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, Daniel Walters is the Inlander's senior investigative reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...