Category Archives: Progressive

  1. A WA first: SJC Democrats just put an income and wealth tax onto the Democratic party agenda

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    September 22, 2019 by epoetus

        “We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of …
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  2. We Must Become More Than Antiracists

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    September 16, 2019 by epoetus

        Ibram X. Kendi has struck a chord with his latest book “How To Be An Antiracist.” Reading it …
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  3. Messages for the “Fly Over” states: Global Warming

    September 8, 2019 by epoetus

    4 points and a ‘truth sandwich’         There are political messages that resonate across political lines and …
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  4. We Have A Rich White Male Problem

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    August 13, 2019 by epoetus

              This problem pre-dates the industrial age, monopolies, trust busting and the end of Slavery. It …
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  5. Root Cause: CAFTA has contributed to the influx of immigrants at the US border over the past 15 years

    August 7, 2019 by epoetus

      We talk about the sudden spike of immigrants coming from “The Triangle” countries of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador …
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  6. Is The Rise Of Vacation Rentals, AirBnB and VRBO Negatively Impacting the Residents of San Juan County, WA?

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    August 3, 2019 by epoetus

        It is hard to correlate these changes statistically using the political economic rigor required to make a solid …
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  7. What does political success look like?

    July 20, 2019 by epoetus

        In the political topsy turvey world we live in, a world where Fox News carries as much credibility …
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  8. What are “We The People” to do about the issues that matter – issues like abortion and climate change?

    May 27, 2019 by epoetus

    A first step: know your adversary and identify your limitations Elected Democrats and leadership have misjudged the course of our …
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  9. Devil’s Advocate: What is the point of voting for someone – Democrat or Republican – if the campaigns for the candidates from both parties are funded by Billionaires/Oligarchs? Democracy loses either way.

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    May 22, 2019 by epoetus

    photo credit to Forbes magazine This is the conundrum that voters have been grappling with for over 40 years, and …
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  10. The Era of “Centrist” Establishment Democrats Is Over

    May 1, 2019 by epoetus

      “There can be little doubt that much of the problem here stems from the fact that too many Democrats …
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