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Monday, November 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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The lesson of internment is relevant today

We exaggerated the severity of the threat while failing to acknowledge the significance of revoking the most fundamental rights of American citizens based solely on their ancestry.’s word of the year is ‘xenophobia’

You might have thought about it, heard it. A lot. You might have even felt it:’s word of the year is “xenophobia.”

Leonard Pitts Jr.: GOP is architect of its misfortune

When you spend decades stoking people’s insecurities, resentment and outrage … you may not credibly profess surprise when you produce a candidate who embodies all those traits.

Milbank: Iran-born American stunned by prejudice

Voters flocking to Trump and his message of hate.

100 years ago in Spokane: Writer alarmed by German immigrants

From our archives, 100 years ago An editorial writer for The Spokesman-Review noted with alarm that 12 million Americans were foreign-born.

Shawn Vestal: True threat isn’t ‘other’; it’s those who fear others

What is the biggest threat to Spokane’s future? Politicians inciting riot? Profiteers destroying civil society? Ben Stuckart’s “dirty smear” on the Spokane Municipal Code, and the rest of the City …

Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane police were still pursuing bank robbery suspect George M. Martin. When he learned that police were on his trail, he went first to …