Activism Social Security

Social Security: Why It's Not Broke & How We Can Expand It

When: Monday, February 23, 7 – 8:30 p.m. What: Forum: “Social Security: Why It’s Not Broke & How We Can Expand It” Speakers: Nancy Altman & Eric Kingson, authors of Social Security WORKS!: Why Social Security Isn’t Going Broke & How Expanding It Will Help Us All Joining them on the program: Seattle City Council […]

Activism Seattle Washington State Politics

Martin Luther King Day rally and march

Martin Luther King Day Rally & March January 19, 2015 Garfield High School 23rd & E. Jefferson Workshops 9:00 am – 9:50 am Rally 10:00 am – 11:00 am Pre march speakers 11:00 am – 12:00 pm March leaves Garfield 12:00 pm Rally in front of Federal Courthouse at Seventh and Stewart. The day’s events are sponsored by […]

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Activists Confront Keystone XL Threat

I recently joined hundreds of other activists on a video chat hosted by 350.org to discuss recent developments in the saga of the hotly debated and much delayed construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. As you probably know by now, TransCanada wants to build the KXL pipeline to transport diluted bitumen (dilbit) from the tar […]

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Press Release: Black Friday: Boycott Microsoft and Picket to Demand Tax Fairness

Contact: Julianna Dauble 206-856-1357 November 12, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Black Friday: Boycott Microsoft and Picket to Demand Tax Fairness ” Seattle – Washington Badass Teachers Association (WA-BATS) a grassroots group of career educators protecting our public education system from further degradation is holding a public protest on Friday, November 28th, 2014 at the overpass […]

Activism TPP

Stand Up For Democracy, Stop the TPP

Backbone Ally, Washington Fair Trade Coalition invites you to Stand Up For Democracy Join WFTC for Tuesday’s Light Brigade Actions in Seattle and more. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Stop the Sneak Attack on Democracy, Nov. 8-14! Washington Fair Trade Coalition www.washingtonfairtrade.org Why Is this Week Important? The elections are over, but the International Week of Action (Nov. 8-14) […]

Activism Corporations Economics Protests TPP Washington State Politics

TPP Protest, Federal Office Bldg, Seattle, Tues Nov 11, 5PM

Both parties may be counting on us to be exhausted and out of the loop when it comes to this ghastly Trade Agreement which has been kept out of the public eye. And in the spirit of compromise, it could easily be passed to show a country weary with gridlock that compromise is possible. Furthermore […]

Activism Democrats Washington State Politics

Dems should run candidates with prior experience at winning in local races

Remember this list of all the Democratic Races in Eastern WA I posted on facebook a number of days ago? With the results in ….. the most obvious common denominator among ALL these races is that the Democratic candidates with NO ELECTED OFFICE EXPERIENCE ….. LOST by wide margins …. while those with experience …. […]

Activism Women Women's rights

Looking for action?

Find it at Radical Women’s organizing meeting Connect with a multi-racial group of feminists looking to change the world! Take part in updates and discussions on the effort to stop Seattle Housing Authority’s rent-raising “Stepping Forward” plan. Analyze the movement to defend Marissa Alexander, a Black mother going on trial in Florida for defending herself against […]

Activism Clean Energy Climate Change Environment Seattle

Inspire Seattle: The Political Mind, Climate Crisis, and A New Science of Social Change

InspireSeattle invites YOU to join us at our Social Forum: Saturday, October 4th at 6:30PM. Main discussion topic for this evening: The Political Mind, Climate Crisis, and A New Science of Social Change Have you ever wondered how popular support for sensible gun laws, universal health care, and financial reforms that serve the majority of […]