On Friday evening Republican Congressman Dave Reichert was supposed to attend a fundraiser in Bellevue, but he canceled — probably because of the protests that MoveOn had planned for the event.
It’s the eleventh hour in Olympia, for real this time – June 30 is the final day of this second special session, and if the state legislature doesn’t pass a local transit funding option this week, King County Metro will cut service by 17% next year. Today we sent a petition to all King County state legislators, comprising 1,000 signatures gathered […]
Occupy Solidarity Social Forum Although it was not reported by US news agencies, the Occupy Wall Street movement managed to create an unprecedented moment in American history earlier this year. The first national occupy movement convention was held in Olympia, Washington Feb 18 – 20th. The Occupy Solidarity Social Forum (ossf2012.org) was organized at the […]
“We will occupy our state capitol in Olympia during the special legislative session, and we will tell our lawmakers that we have had enough. … It’s time for the richest 1 percent to pay their fair share to help fix our economy. Big banks and large corporations benefit from outdated tax loopholes while our communities […]