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Write a Letter to the Editor about TPP

Interested in writing a letter to the editor about the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Letters to the editor are one of the most read sections of the newspaper. Also, when an editor receives numerous letters about a particular issue, even if those letters do not get published, this increases the likelihood that the editor will produce more […]

Summer Conference: “Power from the Roots Up”

Washington CAN’s annual Summer Leadership Conference is right around the corner! This year, we’ll talk about seizing power and making change at the local level. We know that our future and our prosperity will change only by building a powerful base. Join us for workshops on racial justice, fundraising, power mapping, communications strategy, and money in […]

Initiatives at the National and State Level Are Underway to Limit the Role of Big Money in Elections

Written and submitted by Jim Street, Washington CAN! member Inequality in elections contributes to inequality in everything else we care about –health care, education, social services, environmental protection, taxes…. And today we have more inequality in elections than we have had in our lifetimes. Recent Supreme Court decisions have stripped away our power to regulate […]

It’s Time for Single-Payer Health in Washington

What does a single-payer health care system look like? • Health care will be financed in a way that benefits us. We all pay into a system that is managed by one entity. Instead of lining the pockets of insurance company executives or funding company advertising, our money goes where it should–toward our health care. • We all […]