Wealth Inequality and the Meritocracy Myth

Wealth Inequality and the Meritocracy Myth By Mike Benefiel The rapidly growing wealth inequality gap is one of the major threats to our democracy. One factor that feeds this threat is the myth of meritocracy. Meritocracy is defined as a system in which advancement is...

Universal Health Care off the Table

It looks like all hope for comprehensive, affordable single payer Universal Health Care (UHC) is out the window for at least a few years if not indefinitely. The WA legislature is passing a new health care law the Cascade Care bill. This bill will set up an insurance...

Dems First Presidential Debate Scheduled

Democrats First Debate Scheduled for Miami – June 26-27 Today, the DNC is proud to announce that the first presidential primary debate, broadcast live on NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo, will be held in Miami, Florida. The debate will take place in prime time on...