In Olympia and in D.C. Democratic politicians are delivering progressive legislation on gay rights and women’s rights. That’s good. But these issues ARE wedge issues and I feel like I’m being taken for a ride. I want to see action on other important issues as well: tax fairness, corruption, jobs, income inequality, health care, green energy, environment, ending the wars, and re-establishing accountability for criminality. More balance!
Three of the top third-party candidates who are challenging the entrenched duopoly – Jill Stein (Green Party), Rocky Anderson (Justice Party) and Judge Jim Gray (Libertarian Party) — gather together to find common ground and purpose, on The Progressive Commentary Hour with Gary Null. Plus, PRN’s own Harvey Wassermanjoins in to talk about the environmental issues he wants to see […]
In Road Kill: How Bertha Left the Surface-Street Option In the Dust, Ellis E. Conklin reports that “Powerful interests rallied around the tunnel and diverted then-Governor Gregoire from a less costly route.” Specifically, “The downtown business interests, the Chamber of Commerce, Boeing, the unions, they all wanted a highway, period. Nothing was going to stop […]