Daily Clips: February 21, 2017
The central task for many of us now is not to resist Donald Trump. He’ll seal his own fate. It’s to figure out how to replace him — how to respond to the slow growth and social disaffection that gave rise to him with some radically different policy mix.
Unions in the precarious economy: Wow. If you want to really understand unions and their place in the US economy, you should read this piece. Extremely detailed.
Washington drivers facing sticker shock in latest car-tab renewal bills: ST-3 was passed this November and to pay for the expansion, the car-tab tax will be raised by 0.8% based on a vehicle’s value.
Jay Inslee for president? Governor’s profile is on the rise: In my mind, there’s no way Jay is considering this opportunity. But it’s only 3 years until the election, so of course, let’s hype this story up.
Tweet of the day:
Trickle down economics is a fraudulent theory designed by the rich and their think tanks to protect billionaires and large corporations.
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) February 21, 2017