Washington Court Upholds Climate Necessity Defense

By Katherine Gorell, Cldc.org -

Today climate activists in the U.S. celebrate a crucial victory. Yesterday the Washington Supreme Court denied the State’s petition for review in environmental activist Ken Ward’s case and set a [...]

How Linda Garcia Risked Everything To Keep Big Oil Out Of Her Community

By Nina Lakhani, Huffpost.com -

Every time Linda Garcia’s cellphone pings, she wonders if it will be another death threat. The environmental activist has been targeted by anonymous callers for five years since taking on Big Oil [...]

Washington State Senate Passes Missing And Murdered Indigenous People Bill

By Staff, lrinspire.com -

“This measure takes the important step of creating two liaison positions within the Washington State Patrol to increase trust between governmental organizations and native communities and to [...]

Washington’s I-1631: A Chance To Choose Hope, Not Fear

By Adrienne Alvord, Blog.ucsusa.org -

It has been a tense and tragic time in the runup to the midterm election next week, and voters nationwide have reasons to feel fear about what may happen next, but we need to remember that there [...]

Washington Supreme Court Declares State’s Death Penalty Unconstitutional

By Staff, Deathpenaltyinfo.org -

Finding that the death penalty "is imposed in an arbitrary and racially biased manner," a unanimous Washington Supreme Court has struck down the state's capital-punishment statute as violating [...]

Act Now To Protect Our Right To Protest

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The radical attack on our constitutional right to protest in Washington, DC needs to be stopped. The National Park Service (NPS) has published proposed rules that would curtail First Amendment [...]

Washington Walkouts Win Teachers Big Raises

By Barbara Madeloni, Labornotes.org -

Fifteen districts started the school year on strike in Washington state—the latest to ride the West Virginia wave. “For my whole life I thought this was just the way it was, that I would have to [...]

Thousands Of Rank-And-File US Steel Workers Cast Unanimous Votes To Strike

By Jessica Goldstein, Wsws.org -

In a display of the growing militancy of the working class in the United States, rank-and-file workers at US Steel plants across the country cast a series of unanimous strike votes this week. The [...]

Judge Dismisses Youth Climate Change Lawsuit In Washington State

By Georgina Gustin, Insideclimatenews.org -

A group of young climate advocates who sued the state of Washington to force it to reduce greenhouse gas emissions lost their case on Tuesday when a judge sided with the state and agreed to [...]

Activists Calling For The Abolition Of ICE Blocking Seattle Streets Outside Of Homeland Security Building

Seattle, WA – Early yesterday morning, activists with Northwest Detention Center Resistance and Mijente locked down outside of 1000 2nd Avenue in downtown Seattle, Washington, calling attention [...]

A Dive Into Washington’s Swamp

By Moon of Alabama, Informationclearinghouse.info -

The Saudi "anti-terrorism" effort was directed at its local rivals Qatar and Iran. Trump strongly supported the Saudi anti-Qatar campaign until the Pentagon finally told him that Qatar hosts the [...]

WA Court Dismisses Seven-Year Lawsuit Over Boycott Of Israeli Goods

By Staff, Ccrjustice.org -

March 9, 2018, Olympia, WA – Today, a Washington State court ended a seven-year litigation battle against former volunteer board members of the Olympia Food Co-op over their decision to boycott [...]

Indigenous Woman Occupying WA State Capitol Lawn Arrested

By Puget Sound Anarchists, Earthfirstjournal.org -

In the pre-dawn hours of the fourth day of an indigenous-led occupation of the State Capitol grounds in Olympia, WA, one Native American woman was taken out of a “tarpee” (a contemporary teepee) [...]

Indigenous Women Activists Occupy Washington State Capitol

By Staff, Indigenousagain.com -

Seven indigenous women and several earth defenders have occupied the Washington State Capitol to address climate change and native treaty rights as the state legislature opens for session. The [...]

Indigenous Women Occupy Washington State Capitol Lawn

By Laurin-Whitney Gottbrath, Aljazeera.com -

Sitting in a tarpee erected outside the Capitol Building in the US state of Washington, seven Indigenous women and their supporters have vowed to stay put. They will stay until they are either [...]

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