Seattle Vigil Against Racist Medical Negligence

By Devyn Forschmiedt, Liberation News. -

Hundreds of protesters gathered at Westlake Park in Seattle on the afternoon of July 24 for the Healthcare Equity March. This was the most recent of a series of protests centered around Kaloni [...]

Families Gather For Justice In Seattle

By Liberation News. -

On May 15, the families of missing and murdered Indigenous people and their supporters gathered in Seattle from around the North West for a day of prayer and action for “Justice for MMIP families.”

Seattle Votes To Guarantee Lawyers For Renters Facing Eviction

By David Kroman, Crosscut. -

The Seattle City Council unanimously voted Monday to guarantee free legal counsel to poor tenants facing eviction, a system similar to the right to representation already enshrined in the [...]

Seattle Police And Protesters Locked In Stalemate

By David Obelcz, Malcontent News. -

December 16, 2020 - Seattle Police appeared to be a no-show for a planned homeless encampment sweep at Cal Anderson Park, as the rain started to fall on a cold December afternoon. Activists built [...]

Investments Should Be ‘Determined By The Community’

By Gee and Ursula Show, My Northwest. -

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan is pledging $100 million from the city’s general fund to invest in communities of color. But where is that money going to go? And who is going to advise the mayor’s [...]

Seattle Just Defunded Its Police — Sort Of

By Paul Blest, Vice. -

After a summer of explosive demonstrations that saw protesters take over several city blocks for weeks, the Seattle City Council approved a budget “revision” package on Monday that will cut $3 [...]

Judge Blocks Seattle’s Ban On Crowd Control Weapons

A federal judge late Friday halted the implementation of a Seattle ban on police use of tear gas, pepper spray and other so-called less lethal weapons used for crowd control. His decision gives [...]

Amazon Taxed! Lessons Of The Tax Amazon Victory In Seattle

By Logan Swan, Socialist Alternative. -

The Tax Amazon movement and Seattle’s working class won a historic victory on Monday, July 6. Following a three year struggle against the richest man in the world – Jeff Bezos – and his political [...]

How Protester Occupations Can Succeed

By Nick Licata, Medium. -

There are examples of where occupying a piece of land has resulted in success. It involves taking control of real property and that property is not critical to the needs of another community. It [...]

Seattle: Get Police Out Of Handling Homeless

By Joaqlin Estus, Indian Country Today. -

The National Coalition to End Urban Indigenous Homelessness wrote to the mayor of Seattle this week demanding the removal of the Seattle police department from a team handling homelessness. It [...]

Seattle Activists Share Their Vision For Black Trans Pride

By Manola Secaira, Crosscut. -

In recent years, trans issues have broken into the mainstream. It didn’t happen overnight; it’s been a long time coming. Trans activists have been at the center of the fight for LGBTQ [...]

Seattle Mayor Orders Police Clearing Of Capitol Hill Occupy Protest

Seattle, WA - The Seattle Police Department (SPD) moved into the "Capitol Hill Organized Protest" (CHOP) zone and returned to the department's East Precinct early Wednesday morning after [...]

Life And Times At The Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone

By Shane Burley, ROAR Magazine. -

Over the past few weeks we have witnessed one of the largest uprisings in recent US history. The police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, brought millions of people in the US and [...]

Nightly Rally To Seattle’s West Precinct Takes Detour, Shuts Down I-5

By Chase Burns, The Stranger. -

Every night around 7 pm, demonstrators now march from the Capitol Hill Organized Protest to the Seattle Police Department's West Precinct. The downhill rally culminates with a handful of speakers [...]

Seattle: The Demands Of Collective Black Voices At The CHAZ

By Free Capitol Hill, Medium. -

In credit to the people who freed Capitol Hill, this list of demands is neither brief nor simplistic. This is no simple request to end police brutality. We demand that the City Council and the [...]