• Governor Jay Inslee speaking with attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California.

    To argue with the King of Growth

    Every culture has its myth. Ours is the myth of growth, whereby we perceive the accumulation of material and financial wealth as a proxy for social progress and human well-being. The example of Washington state illustrates how modern society struggles to abandon the illusion of limitless expansion, even when it tries to do right by its citizens.