Occupy Seattle

Type: Organization
Name: Occupy Seattle
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

I Am Leaving The Stranger, Everybody!

Dear Slog! Here's a list of objects that have accumulated on my desk over the last six years: a "Stop Putin" placard, two ceramic gnomes, an Occupy Seattle poster, a bag of Doritos that cops handed out at Hempfest, a sign that says "You Are Not Alone" ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

2nd Ave bike lane revolutionizes Seattle biking | Seattle Bike Blog

Biking downtown will never be the same again. Monday morning, city workers completed work on a protected bike lane on 2nd Avenue connecting from Pike to Yesler, ringing in the beginning of a more family-friendly streetscape in the heart of the city’s ... [Published Sightline Daily - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

$15 and Change: How Seattle Led a Wage Revolution

There are lessons for BC and Canada in this tale of effective organizing, smart messaging, and luck.Success in Seattle is inspiring movements to raise minimum wage in other place, including New York City where this rally was held. Photo: All-Nite Images ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Protestors block and delay Israeli ships up and down US West Coast

Over the past two weeks, activists in port cities along the West Coast of the United States staged picket lines to prevent or delay vessels operated by Israel’s Zim shipping line from offloading cargo.The actions had been planned at the height of Israel’s ... [Published Electronic Intifada - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Socialists will not make the ballot in Michigan

A federal appeals court ruled against a group of Socialists in Michigan this week, rejecting claims that the state’s election laws discriminated against new parties.Matt Erard, a 29-year-old Socialist from Detroit, filed a lawsuit against the state in ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

Why Occupy Movement Was Treated As Terrorism

Government Treated Peaceful Boycott As TerrorismAnyone Who Questions the Powers-That-Be May Be Labelled a “Terrorist” The Partnership for Civil Justice (a public interest legal organization which the Washington Post called “the constitutional sheriffs ... [Published The Big Picture Blog - Jun 12 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

How A Millionaire, A Socialist, And Some Taco Bell Workers Brought A $15 Minimum Wage To Seattle

When Mayor Ed Murray (D) signed a bill that gradually raises Seattle’s minimum wage to $15 an hour on Tuesday, his choice of location seemed to reflect the complex and cooperative process that produced the document he was signing. Rather than City ... [Published Think Progress - Jun 05 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

Government Treated Peaceful Boycott As Terrorism

The Partnership for Civil Justice (a public interest legal organization which the Washington Post called “the constitutional sheriffs for a new protest generation”) reported this week that the Obama administration treated a peaceful boycott as a terrorist ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 04 2014]
First reported May 10 2014 - Updated May 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Saturday Morning News

Climate Change in the Northwest And Beyond: Move your oyster farm to Hawaii to avoid ocean acidification in local waters? Nope, there's increasing ocean acidification there too! That's why they call it "global warming." You can run but you can't hide. ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - May 10 2014]

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As council member Sawant proclaimed just before casting her vote in favour of the ordinance, slyly paraphrasing the Communist Manifesto: "Fifteen in Seattle is just a beginning. We have an entire world to win."
...llionaire's $160 Million "Superyacht" Docks In Lake Union: Attention, Occupy Seattle! The Seattle Times describes its owner, Ernesto Bertarelli, as "a Swiss/Italian pharmaceutical entrepreneur who inherited the biotech company Serono after his father’s death in 1998." So he inherited his daddy's company, but he's an entrepreneur! What sort of pollution do you think his boat spews?

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I Am Leaving The Stranger, Everybody! [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 23 2014]
2nd Ave bike lane revolutionizes Seattle biking... [Published Sightline Daily - Sep 09 2014]
$15 and Change: How Seattle Led a Wage Revolution [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 01 2014]
Protestors block and delay Israeli ships up and... [Published Electronic Intifada - Aug 28 2014]
Socialists will not make the ballot in Michigan [Published Washington Post - Aug 23 2014]
Why Occupy Movement Was Treated As Terrorism [Published The Big Picture Blog - Jun 12 2014]
How A Millionaire, A Socialist, And Some Taco B... [Published Think Progress - Jun 05 2014]
Government Treated Peaceful Boycott As Terrorism [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 04 2014]
The Saturday Morning News [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - May 10 2014]
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I Am Leaving The Stranger, Everybody! [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 23 2014]
Dear Slog! Here's a list of objects that have accumulated on my desk over the last six years: a "Stop Putin" placard, two ceramic gnomes, an Occupy Seattle poster, a bag of Doritos that cops handed out at Hempfest, a sign that says "You Are Not Alone" ...
Why Occupy Movement Was Treated As Terrorism [Published The Big Picture Blog - Jun 12 2014]
Government Treated Peaceful Boycott As TerrorismAnyone Who Questions the Powers-That-Be May Be Labelled a “Terrorist” The Partnership for Civil Justice (a public interest legal organization which the Washington Post called “the constitutional sheriffs ...
How A Millionaire, A Socialist, And Some Taco B... [Published Think Progress - Jun 05 2014]
When Mayor Ed Murray (D) signed a bill that gradually raises Seattle’s minimum wage to $15 an hour on Tuesday, his choice of location seemed to reflect the complex and cooperative process that produced the document he was signing. Rather than City ...
Government Treated Peaceful Boycott As Terrorism [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 04 2014]
The Partnership for Civil Justice (a public interest legal organization which the Washington Post called “the constitutional sheriffs for a new protest generation”) reported this week that the Obama administration treated a peaceful boycott as a terrorist ...
The Saturday Morning News [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - May 10 2014]
Climate Change in the Northwest And Beyond: Move your oyster farm to Hawaii to avoid ocean acidification in local waters? Nope, there's increasing ocean acidification there too! That's why they call it "global warming." You can run but you can't hide. ...
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