Friday, April 19, 2024

Tag: Seattle

Big Business defeated as Socialist Kshama Sawant’s victory certified in Seattle

"The ruling class in the United States is afraid of these kinds of movements and so we should not be surprised by the reaction."

How a Seattle neighborhood confronted food insecurity in the pandemic

Seattle’s square-mile neighborhood of South Park has turned its early pandemic community supports into a sustainable system tackling food insecurity.

Seattle & Portland activists: Protest federal and city police crackdowns &...

“We don’t know exactly what the federal officers are doing. What we do know is we are in a situation where local police are welcoming those federal agents into our city.”

Trump to send federal troops to protests in Chicago & Seattle...

“We’re looking at the infringement on our rights that is just escalating.”

‘Awesome, brilliant, necessary’: Seattle bans foreign-influenced corporations from spending in local...

"It is possible to take on powerful corporations and win. Just look at Seattle."

‘Seattle is not for sale:’ Voters rebuke Amazon, re-electing Socialist Kshama...

The re-election victory “has been a major repudiation, not only of Amazon and of Jeff Bezos himself, as the richest man in the world, but also it has been a referendum on the vision for 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.

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US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in the South

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.