I’d prefer a less harsh sounding word than “socialism” but maybe that’s just because the Right has been so successful at badmouthing things they want destroy.
Right wing website Newsmax held a poll in which they asked people how to reduce the deficit. Below are the results (copied from here): To close the federal deficit, Congress and the President should: Raise taxes 85,099( 08%) Cut spending 274,206( 27%) Cut taxes and cut spending 593,479( 59%) Raise taxes and increase spending 38,066( […]
Friday evening in Kirkland, State Senator Patty Kuderer spoke about the establishment of a state bank for Washington State. Last year, Governor Inslee signed a budget that included $480,000 to develop a proposal for the creation of a public cooperative bank. Professional bankers and economists are in the process of working out details of how the […]
Sunday afternoon I heard Amy Goodman and Dennis Kucinich speak at Seattle Green Festival. Both speakers received standing ovations. This article covers Amy Goodman’s speech. Here’s my photo of her during the book signing that followed the speech. Goodman spoke about her book “Breaking the Sound Barrier” — the power of independent journalism. I couldn’t […]