Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: Seattle

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.”

Seattle dumps Wells Fargo over investment in Dakota Access pipeline

The city of Seattle plans to remove $3 billion from Wells Fargo to protest the atrocities which have taken place at Standing Rock.

It’s Citizens Who Will Save Us From Citizens United

Constitutional amendment organizers are confident of an eventual victory. “The push toward justice has always started at the grassroots.”

Students Mobilized In Seattle To Win Free Bus Passes, But Fight...

The fight is not finished. The Seattle Public Schools district didn’t take time to fully hear out the students about their proposed plan.

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.