Selecting a President, By Ginny Bell

In my opinion – Coverage of the Democratic Presidential candidates and the debates has been woefully inadequate. Americans are being asked to choose the best person to be our President not the winner of the debate club. However, the debates offer the biggest...

More on Health Care

A single Payer Update, By Mike Benefiel There were three health care bills introduced by Democrats this session in Olympia. The only bill that actually would have provided health care for all did not get out of committee in the Senate and no one even bothered to...

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...