Posts Tagged ‘Seattle’

Eight Thousand Hospital Workers Strike In Seattle

The strikers include everyone from nurses and medical assistants to orderlies and janitors. They are represented by SEIU 1199NW. The strike was over unfair labor practices. The union alleges that Swedish management has fired workers for union activity and has failed to engage in good-faith bargaining. Swedish is part of a bigger corporation, Providence Health […]

Seattle Is the First Area in U.S. Where Residents Can Vote Via Smartphones

Seattle Is the First Area in U.S. Where Residents Can Vote Via Smartphones January 22nd, 2020 Here are a few words from the Bradley Tusk Wikipedia page: “Campaign manager for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg‘s successful 2009 re-election bid, as Deputy Governor of Illinois.” “Communications Director for US Senator Chuck Schumer.” “The firm develops […]

Seattle Company Used Secret Drain to Dump Toxic Waste Directly Into Sewer System

(TMU) — According to a 36-count grand jury indictment, a Seattle company used a hidden drain to dump a highly-corrosive chemical solution directly into the sewer system. The King County sewer system eventually reaches the Duwamish Waterway and the Puget Sound. After “a sensitive sewer flow meter tipped them off to something strange,” agents sent a […]

Students in Seattle Told to Get Vaccinated or Don’t Come Back After Winter Break

(TMU) — Winter break is supposed to be a time filled with family, fun, new toys and games, and plenty of time to play and relax. But for thousands of Seattle Public School students and their families, this winter break has included an unexpected demand. Thousands of students were warned that they won’t be welcome […]

Science-illiterate Seattle Times claims carbon MONOXIDE causes plants to produce more pollen, which is why climate change is bad… huh?

(Natural News) The deranged climate hysterics who work at The Seattle Times have been caught fear-mongering about the alleged threat of carbon monoxide – not carbon dioxide, or CO2, the usual target – which the paper hilariously claims is causing plants to produce too much planet-destroying pollen. As part of a continued […]

Seattle Will Be The Home Of The World’s First Human Composting Site In 2021

Mayukh Saha, Truth Theory Waking Times Composting human bodies is something that has drawn a lot of debate. But April 2019 saw Wahington becoming the first state in the United States to legalize this process. This legislation has now led to the very first human body composting site to be opened in Seattle in 2021. Recompose is the name of […]

World’s First Human Composting Facility is Coming to Seattle in 2021

(TMU) — In a move hailed as a positive step by environmentalists, Washington became the first U.S. state to legalize the composting of human bodies in May of this year. And now, the Evergreen State will become home to the world’s first human composting facility in 2021 thanks to Katrina Spade, founder and CEO of Recompose, […]

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 […]

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