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No Justice For Rachel Today

Thanks to Drew Hendricks for sending a link and this sad news. No justice for the Corrie family today at Court. Join us on Wednesday at 6:30 pm at Traditions Cafe 300 Fifth in Olympia for a videoconference call with Craig and Cindy. Rachel’s Foundation is here. Information about the Traditions event on Wednesday night […]

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Austin's Picks: Is Class Struggle Anarchism

Austin K sent this link along in an email this morning. It’s a couple of years old, but it’s still worth sharing and reading. The links go to interesting websites if you have an open mind about politics, which is to say, that you can imagine political positions that are broader than the republican and […]

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The State is a Condition

“The State is a condition, a certain relationship between human beings, a mode of behaviour; we destroy it by contracting other relationships, by behaving differently toward one another…” Gustav Landauer Have to pack and set up the Really Really Free Market in Olympia.  Contracting other relationships, behaving differently toward one another?  Can we really destroy […]

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Increased Public Facilities in Downtown Olympia? Well, maybe…

After a couple of weeks of emailing the Olympia City Council about the need for better public facility access in downtown Olympia, I went to the City Council meeting and asked them face to face to commit a staff person to taking part in meetings to explore the possibilities. I did not get a yes […]

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Prisoner of Conscience Needs Our Help

Prisoner of conscience, Jackie Hudson, is at the Irwin County Detention Center and is having chest pains. We need to put pressure on the facility to transfer Jackie to a hospital emergency room for evaluation right away. The facility is reported to be monitoring Jackie’s condition, but has refused to transfer Jackie to an ER […]

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Prisons and Profits? Can we have both?

It’s bitter sweet to be writing about prisons during the week that Gil Scott-Heron died. I believe that Gil did some time for possession of cocaine. That tells you so much about the current purpose of the incarceration industry. I guess there’s a good chance that with a record and prison time that Gil lost […]