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The Reasons Some People Fight For Others Are Very Clear To Him

Voters recently approved a ballot measure in Washington state that grants workers at the huge Sea-Tac Airport and some surrounding businesses a living wage of $15 per hour plus paid sick time. Here is one of the people who helped make it happen and why he wanted to help.

The Reasons Some People Fight For Others Are Very Clear To Him
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Like the rest of the Western hemisphere, I woke up this morning to the surprising news that gymnastic superstar Simone Biles had backed out of the Olympic team finals after an uncharacteristically bad vault performance. After some conflicting reports about a possible injury, it became clear that she was physically fine—it was her mental state that had gotten twisted.

Cue the armchair commentators complaining that she had let the team down, that she's only concerned about herself, and that she shouldn't have gone into the competition if she didn't have the mental toughness to handle it.

Hoo boy. Let's all just take a deep breath and step back for a second.

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