Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tag: 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.

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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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Veteran journalist Bill Moyers says he fears for the nation’s survival

“All th’s needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.”

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

Jane Fonda leads climate protests at US Capitol for fifth week in a row

“We cannot leave it to young people to fight this fight for their future by themselves.”