Posts Tagged: seattle

Struggle forces Seattle to tax big businesses to fund housing crisis relief

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The number of annual deaths due to homelessness is reaching a new record of 169, a count which has more than doubled in the past six years.

Seattle union workers hold day of action to protest New Seasons Market

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“Generally, people stay at their hire rate,” said long-time employee Marty.

Seattle City Light provided undocumented customers’ information to ICE

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In February this year, it was found that ICE has been pulling a similar stunt with the Washington State Department of Licensing.

Amazon tries to bully Seattle over tax to house homeless

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Why is Amazon so unwilling to pay such a paltry sum (for them) towards alleviating the emergency of homelessness in Seattle?

“People’s Moratorium” blocks construction of new youth jail in Seattle

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“We demand a moratorium on construction until the County repurposes the site for meeting the needs of youth and families..."

Solidarity stops deportation of disabled anti-war veteran

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Eyewitness report from Immigration Court in Seattle.

No New Youth Jail! Seattle activists chain selves together in protest

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In addition to demanding a halt to the construction of the youth jail, the protesters urge the government to stop focusing on the construction of pri...

Seattle school bus drivers demand affordable health coverage

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Liberation News speaks with striking school bus drivers in Seattle.

Seattle anti-fascists say no to Patriot Prayer at UW

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Eyewitness report by Liberation News staff from the counter demonstration against Patriot Prayer.

A birthday in handcuffs: Seattle students stand in solidarity with Ahed Tamimi

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“On behalf of all the Palestinian children unjustly held in Israeli prisons, we loudly condemn the egregious human rights violations carried out by ...