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Month: March 2015

Month: March 2015

    Message from Rick Steves: What I’ve learned

    Travel can be one of the most powerful political acts there is. Travel has the power to open new perspectives and teach us to celebrate diversity. It shows us that we, as Americans, truly are haves in a have-not world. There’s so much prosperity in America. The problem is that too many working families aren’t getting a fair share of the wealth we are creating as a nation. The

    Draft 2016 Delegate Selection and Affirmative Action Plan

    This draft of the Washington State Democrats' 2016 Delegate Selection and Affirmative Action Plan was approved by the Washington State Democratic Central Committee Rules and Affirmative Action Committees at meetings held on March 14th. Once this plan is finalized, it will determine how Washington State's votes for the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee are allocated and will

    Racism in Olympia

    There’s no place for racism in this day and age — especially not in our State Capitol. Yet on Februrary 26th, at a meeting of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, State Senator Jim Honeyford of Sunnyside said: “The poor are more likely to commit crimes, and colored most likely to be poor.” Later he doubled down on his offensive language, clarifying “that’s not just the negro.”
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