Activism Environment

Statement on Initiative 522 Requiring Labeling on Genetically Engineered (GMO) Food

The Issue: GMO foods are not currently required to be identified on food labels. The Question: Should Washington residents support Initiative 522? History: On January 3, 2013, over 350,000 signatures were submitted to the Secretary of State to get an initiative placed on the ballot that would require the Washington State legislature to establish mandatory […]

Coal Trains

Roughly 3,500 People Crowd Convention Center to Shout About Coal

I attended the coal hearing at the Washington State Convention Center Thursday, December 13th, along with about 3,500 other people.  Seattle Mayor McGinn spoke in opposition to granting a permit for coal exports from Bellingham, followed by representatives from the Lummi, Swinomish and Tulalip tribes who also spoke eloquently against the proposed coal terminal.  I […]

Activism Politics

Public discussion on building a sustained, broad-based movement for real change

This Saturday, September 15, at 4:00 p.m., Poets West and Justice Party of Washington State will host a public discussion about building a broad-based movement that would bring about real change. This is not a forum for campaigning, but an invitation to speak about what such a movement might look like, and how we might […]

Coal Trains

RailAmerica drops pursuit of coal terminal for Grays Harbor

A huge thanks to activists who have been organizing against dirty coal. Special thanks to the good people of Helena, who are risking arrest to oppose the sacrifice of the NW by international profiteers. We have had a small bit of good news In WA — RailAmerica has dropped their plans at one of our […]

Rocky Anderson Washington State Politics

Justice Party on WA State Ballots

Justice Party of Washington State is official! We heard from the WA Secretary of State’s office Friday morning. They counted our signatures and filed the documents, putting us on the ballot. Now we can place our vote for Rocky in November and build an alternative to the corrupt two party system! Thank you to all […]

Bob Hasegawa

Bob Hasegawa Fundraiser: Thursday, Aug 2 in Seattle

Bob Hasegawa for State Senate 2012- 11th Dist. (D)  Dear Friends, We invite you to help us get Bob Hasegawa elected to the State Senate by sharing a piece of Seattle’s Japanese-American history. Join us for a meet-&-greet fundraiser: PANAMA HOTEL TEA & COFFEE 605 S Main Street Seattle, WA 98104 Thursday, August 2, from 6:30 – […]

Rocky Anderson Social Safety Net

Saturday on Al Jazeera, Inside Story — Poverty in America

Rocky Anderson – Justice Party Presidential Candidate 2012 Cornel West – American philosopher, author, critic, and civil rights activist Barbara Ehrenreich – American feminist, democratic socialist, and political activist Stan Veuger – Economist, American Enterprise Institute  This meeting of great minds on the issue of American poverty promises to be enlightening. Watch live at: http://www.aljazeera.com/watch_now/ Saturday July 28, 2012 12:30am PDT/1:30am MDT/2:30am […]

Coal Trains Environment Washington State Politics

Stop the Coal Trains, a public forum — Saturday, July 21 at 3:00 pm, Green Lake Branch Seattle Public Library

PROPOSED EXPANSION OF COAL EXPORTS AND TRAINS IN AND THROUGH OUR COMMUNITIES, AND WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT  Sponsored by Poets West and Justice Party of Washington State Saturday, July 21 at 3:00 pm Green Lake Branch Seattle Public Library 7364 E Green lake Dr. N, Seattle   The Justice Party of Washington State and Poets […]