Posts Tagged ‘Seattle’

Postmodern insanity: Seattle school district to to study how math is ‘appropriated’ by Western culture and used as system of power and oppression

   The Seattle school district is planning to infuse all K-12 math classes with ethnic-studies questions that encourage students to explore how math has been “appropriated” by Western culture and used in systems of power and oppression, a controversial move that puts the district at the forefront of a movement to “rehumanize” math. The district’s […]

What Would A City-Level Green New Deal Look Like? Seattle’s About To Find Out

What Would A City-Level Green New Deal Look Like? Seattle’s About To Find Out Above Photo: Seattle has a history of environmental efforts and a population that stands up for the climate. The People’s Climate March drew crowds into Seattle’s streets in 2017. Credit: Karen Ducey/Getty Images The next step is turning the City Council’s […]

Seattle, WA: Rolling Picket Shuts Down ICE Profiteers

Seattle, WA: Rolling Picket Shuts Down ICE Profiteers Above Photo: From Itsgoingdown.org Report from Seattle, WA on recent anti-ICE divestment actions against banks invested in private detention facilities and prisons. On July 26th a lively rolling picket of over 40 people marched through downtown Seattle, shutting down bank branches and occupying the lobbies of investment […]

Austin joins San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle in accelerated collapse toward third world living conditions for the homeless, impoverished masses

(Natural News) The squalid, drug-infested, diseased nature of life on the streets in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, and other uber-Left-wing cities along the West Coast is coming to the heart of the Lone Star State, and residents there likely aren’t ready for it. A new policy adopted by the Democratic city […]

Why The Seattle General Strike Of 1919 Should Inspire A New Generation Of Labor Activists

Why The Seattle General Strike Of 1919 Should Inspire A New Generation Of Labor Activists Above Photo: Seattle shipyard workers in 1919 as they walk off the job. Museum of History & Industry, CC BY It shut down a major U.S. city, inspired a rock opera, led to decades of labor unrest and provoked fears Russian Bolsheviks were trying to […]

Amazon Starts Testing ‘Scout’ Delivery Robots Near Seattle

Amazon Starts Testing ‘Scout’ Delivery Robots Near Seattle January 24th, 2019 Via: Bloomberg: Amazon.com Inc. will use robots to deliver packages in the suburbs north of Seattle, its latest experiment to automate the last-mile of delivery that’s a labor-intensive and costly component of buying […]

Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee Chapter Starts In Seattle In Wake Of National Prison Strike

Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee Chapter Starts In Seattle In Wake Of National Prison Strike Above Photo: From Itsgoingdown.org Announcing the Seattle chapter of the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC). This summer we witnessed a prisoner-led struggle for justice on a scale never seen before. Catalyzed by a massacre at Lee Correctional Institution in South Carolina that […]

Mussels in Seattle area test positive for opioid oxycodone, chemotherapy drug

America’s opioid epidemic has ravaged the country by land, and is also making its presence felt by sea. Washington researchers tracking pollution levels in Puget Sound have discovered traces of opioids in mussels in harbors in the Seattle and Bremerton areas, according to the Puget Sound Institute, which is affiliated with the University of Washington. Through a […]

Ethnic Studies In Seattle: A Look Inside The Classrooms Of Antiracist Educators

Ethnic Studies: A Movement Toward Equity In Jesse Hagopian’s multigrade classroom at Garfield High School, students are learning about U.S. History as time travelers. They close their eyes at the sound of a DeLorean playing over the projector and engines whirring, they are transported to 1964. At once, they are immersed in the experiences of […]

Russia closes Seattle consulate but refuses to remove flag on principle

     The Russian consulate in Seattle has been closed by order of the US authorities. The staff has decided not to take down the Russian flag, though, leaving it for the Americans to deal with. Having wrapped up their last day of work on Friday, the Seattle consulate staff gathered outside their office, rented in […]

Russia closes Seattle consulate, but refuses to remove flag

Having wrapped up their last day of work on Friday, the Seattle consulate staff gathered outside their office, rented in a 25-story office building, took a picture together, then removed the plaque with the consulate’s name from the wall, RIA reports. They now have until April 2 to remove all papers and other items, […]

U.S. Expels 60 Russian Diplomats, Shutters Seattle Consulate

U.S. Expels 60 Russian Diplomats, Shutters Seattle Consulate March 26th, 2018 60 PNGed in one shot??? Via AP: The Trump administration expelled 60 Russian diplomats on Monday and ordered Russia’s consulate in Seattle to close, as the United States and European nations sought to […]

AC-130 Gunship Mysteriously Flew Hours Worth Of Laps Over Seattle on Tuesday (Updated)

The track does not make it clear exactly where the aircraft landed, but it is likely sortieing out of McChord AFB located near Tacoma to the south of where it was flying its patterns. Apparently the aircraft landed, took on fuel, and then launched again and was up flying similar patterns last evening, although […]

Seattle Police Begin Gun Confiscations: No Laws Broken, No Warrant, No Charges

By Mac Slavo A man in Seattle has had his gun confiscated by police after breaking no laws. The police took his gun without a warrant and without pressing any charges. Tyranny has officially taken hold on American soil. This sets a precedent that government can now forcefully take guns away from an individual without a crime being […]

Seattle to Remove Controversial City Spying Network After Public Backlash

February 12, 2018 By Derrick Broze After rejecting a massive network of surveillance cameras and tracking devices, Seattle residents are now being forced to pay for the removal of the invasive equipment. Following years of resistance from citizens, the city of Seattle has decided to completely remove controversial surveillance equipment – […]

After Seattle Jewish establishment honors police department, progressive Jews honor immigrants’ rights group

I am fully aware that religion has the capacity to inspire wisdom, kindness, and a sense of belonging and order to chaotic and confusing lives that are often filled with more suffering than joy. At the same time I must confess that I gave up on god decades ago despite my Orthodox Bubbe and Zayde […]

Seattle Plans To Erect Miles of Razor Topped Fencing To Prevent Homeless From Camping

Seattle, the city with the dubious distinction of the nation’s third largest population of homeless people, plans to fight that fire of a crisis with gasoline, allotting more than $1.1 million — not toward services, shelters, and programs to help people find shelter — but to erect miles of razor-topped fencing to block underpasses, highway […]

A Public Bank Could Relieve Seattle’s Housing Crisis

In February 2017, the Seattle City Council made national news by voting unanimously to allow its contract with Wells Fargo to expire. It was a well-fought victory for indigenous and environmental activist groups, who cited the bank’s funding of the Dakota Access Pipeline and private prisons among reasons for their opposition. At the end of 2018, the […]

Disgruntled Seattle ICE Officer Pulled Gun on Manager

A Seattle-area Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent accused of pointing her service pistol at another immigration officer after being told to sign a “performance improvement plan” now faces federal charges. Prosecutors claim deportation officer Peggy Lee Robbins drew down on her supervisor Thursday during a performance review inside the Department of Homeland Security offices at […]

Seattle Municipal Bank–A Future For US All

Seattle Municipal Bank–A Future For US All Above Photo: From southseattleemerald.com It was in early August 2016, as bulldozers desecrated grave sites and sacred lands along the Cannonball River on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation.  As private security unleashed attack dogs on water protectors, it became clear our efforts to stop the Dakota Access pipeline through […]

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