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Seattle: A City on the Cutting Edge of Empire

Seattle is the “cutting edge” of hyper-modern industrially-outsourced capitalism. This is why, despite having the most progressive city government of any big city in the country, Seattle has been unable to address a crisis of homelessness or pass taxes on … Continue reading

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Cliff Mass Isn’t a Climate Denier—But Deniers Sure Love Him

By Max Wilbert In 2015, I wrote a story alleging that Cliff Mass, a Professor in the Atmospheric Sciences Department at the University of Washington and something of a regional weather celebrity, is “a dangerous new breed of climate skeptic.” … Continue reading

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Protests Over LNG Terminal in Tacoma Escalate

PRESS RELEASE: In the pre-dawn hours of the fourth day of an indigenous-led occupation of the State Capitol grounds in Olympia, WA, one Native American woman was taken out of a “tarpee” (a contemporary teepee) and arrested by state patrol … Continue reading

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Car Culture Kills Salmon (Hybrids and Electric Cars Too)

From The Washington Post: A recent study traced a major coho salmon die-off to contaminants from roads and automobiles — brake dust, oil, fuel, chemical fluids — that hitch a ride on storm water and flow into watersheds. The contaminants are … Continue reading

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Redwoods: Only The Tallest Because The Rest Have Been Logged

Here is a familiar fact to many people across the United States and the world: the Redwoods of Northern California are the tallest trees in the world at nearly 400 feet. This is both true and false. It’s true because … Continue reading

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Gentrification in Seattle

Over the past 10 years, development and increased population in Seattle has been sparked by a huge influx of high-paid, mostly white, mostly tech-sector employees into the city. Amazon.com is a large driver of this change. Because of this influx … Continue reading

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Seattle Teachers Strike: Revolution AND Reform

We aren’t that interested in personal purity. Of course we should all try to be good people, but politically it’s more important that we band together and use our power to force political and social change. This can happen in … Continue reading

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News Roundup: The Girls and the Grasses, The Colonial History of Conservation, The New McCarthyism, and more

Railroad ties are leeching contaminants and toxins into the environment: Link: http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/bnsf-railway-fined-for-treated-railroad-ties-in-water/ — Lierre Keith, Deep Green Resistance co-founder, recently wrote one of the most powerful articles that we have read in a long, long time. Her piece, titled The … Continue reading

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Reading Group for Deep Green Resistance forming in Seattle

Have you read, or wanted to read, Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet? For those grappling with the tough questions of how to win battles for social and environmental justice, it’s necessary reading that explores strategy, tactics, movement … Continue reading

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What do we do when mass movements fail? #sHellNO #SaveTheArctic

Here in Seattle, we’ve been participating in and supporting the #sHellNO actions against the Arctic Drilling rig, Polar Pioneer, that has been parked at the Port of Seattle for weeks. As of yesterday morning, the rig is finally on the … Continue reading

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