Sunday, August 25, 2019

Tag: Seattle

Prescription drugs may be polluting our drinking water

“Pollution from prescription drugs threatens public health and the safety of drinking water."

Seattle ends crucial indigenous youth program

Every youth that regularly attended Clear Sky graduated from high school, yet the district wants to end the program anyway.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 14

15 groups account for nearly all dark money, Trump claim Democrats rigged hurricane death toll, Bezos commits fraction of $163B fortune to help homeless, and more.

Seattle mayor resigns amid allegations of sexual abuse

Murray's alleged crimes go back to the 1970s.

Seattle makes history – passes ‘tax the rich’ income tax

Kshama Sawant: “When we fight, we win.”

Anti-Muslim protestors clash with anti-fascists in Seattle

Those who gathered to rail against Islam were met by anti-fascists, labor organizers and everyday citizens of Seattle who say they are tired of all the thinly veiled hate speech.

Top 10 states leading the renewable energy revolution

Clean energy growth was under way long before Trump's ascendance, and will continue long afterward.

Defunding police – how antiracist organizers got Seattle to listen

By halting a proposed $150 million police precinct, Seattle activists have made headway in redirecting funding toward services like affordable housing and education.

Seattle becomes first city to cut ties with Wells Fargo over...

“When big cities such as this do the right thing, it sparks hope in the world.”

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Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal plan

Yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his version of a Green New Deal proposal which seems to be the most aggressive plan compared...

For millions of dogs, South Korea is hell on Earth

Summer in South Korea brings the brutal Boknal “dog eating days,” when more than a million dogs are tortured and slaughtered for meat.

Hidden Trump report reveals water plan will harm endangered whales and salmon

It's become a familiar story with the Trump administration: Scientists write a report that shows the administration's policies will cause environmental damage,...