There is no better time for implementing an equity agenda than now. 37 million people live in poverty and many more are one paycheck away. All it takes is one health crisis or a downsizing at the office.
Service Nation is in the process of putting service back on the national agenda, a concept that has been missing from public discourse since JFK. In this light, McCain's proposed spending freeze for all but defense, veterans affairs and entitlements is horrifying.