Stopping ISIS

ISIS has now added a second murderous attack on Paris in 2015, this time hitting six targets. Europe has joined forces, committing to collective- defense responses to ISIS. Russia took an important symbolic step by announcing that it… Read More

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WNDC, the Meeting Place for Democrats, Independents, and progressives, in the nation’s capital. We engage both women and men in public policy and serve as a forum for conversation, thought and action.

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WNDC, the Meeting Place for Democrats, Independents, and progressives, in the nation’s capital. We engage both women and men in public policy and serve as a forum for conversation, thought and action.

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WNDC, the Meeting Place for Democrats, Independents, and progressives, in the nation’s capital. We engage both women and men in public policy and serve as a forum for conversation, thought and action.

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WNDC, the Meeting Place for Democrats, Independents, and progressives, in the nation’s capital. We engage both women and men in public policy and serve as a forum for conversation, thought and action.

Sister Simone Campbell: On the Road to an “Economy of Inclusion”

When Pope Francis visits the United States this month, Sister Simone Simone Campbell told a WNDC audience on September 16, he will stress “the best-kept secret of the Catholic Church”—more than 100 years of papal teaching about economic… Read More

Government to the Rescue

Republicans appear glued to their anti-government ideology. It seems for them that only freeing up corporations and super-rich Americans to do as they please will benefit America, that is, America defined as corporate business and the super-rich.  Everyone… Read More

Pope Francis and the Politics of Liberation

Pope Francis came back home to the Americas by first visiting Cuba and then the United States. It was a much anticipated visit that did not disappoint, as exemplified by the joyful crowds of everyday people as well as… Read More

Glacier National Park as Climate “Canary”

A recent tour of Glacier National Park alerted me to its importance as a predictor of the frightening changes that await us globally if we do not drastically reduce pouring carbon emissions into the atmosphere. The cliche “canary… Read More

WNDC Members in the News

November 6, 2015 Stuart Brown Challenges Republican Orthodoxy on Tax Cuts A letter to the editor by PPC Economics/Budget Policy Chair Stuart Brown (11/ 9,)“This Is Where GDP Starts”) challenges the Republican orthodoxy that “cutting tax rates will do… Read More