Trump Proof Seattle discussed the effort to make rich people pay their fair share of taxes and to fix out horrendous wealth inequality.
This month’s American Prospect has an article about the defeat of anti-tax initiatives A60, A61, and Prop 101 by more than 68% in Colorado State and about the Colorado Progressive Coalition‘s role in that campaign. The article also told of Democratic Governor Patrick’s win in Massachusetts and the defeat there of an anti-tax initiative. Here […]
There is a never-ending debate among progressive Democrats about whether to break away from the Democratic Party. Recently, that debate has heated up — for example, on discussion forums of progressive Dems in Washington State. The victory of Socialist candidate Kshama Sawant over long-time Democratic stalwart Richard Conlin should have been a wake-up call to […]
Elizabeth Hanson pointed out that many of Gates’ “charitable” donations have served a corporate agenda; in particular, his support of Common Core and educational testing has served the interests of corporations trying to privatize public schools. But Gates has also funded efforts to fight malaria and has donated to the Negro College Fund, for […]