Seattle

CHOP Analysis: Glimmers of Hope, Failures of the Left

Out of the national uprising in protest of the racist police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis emerged a movement occupied space of 8-10 blocks in the Seattle neighborhood of Capitol Hill. The space began after the Seattle Police Department evacuated the East Precinct, following over a week of sustained and escalating mass protests demanding […]

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Labor Organizing During Covid-19: A University Janitor’s Account

A University of Washington custodian gives their personal account of workplace organizing under Covid-19 and the importance of labor organizing in this time. By BeauJon McNally I love working but I hate jobs and I hate capitalism. The state of our modern economy is such that even after squeezing in a Bachelors in Anthropology, I […]

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How to Win: Blockades in Canada Point To Climate Solution

Update: Since the publication of this article the RCMP federal Canadian police have offered to withdraw from Wet’suwet’en territory as a condition to negotiate the end of the railroad blockades. This is not a victory but a significant step showing that the blockades have forced the Canadian state to back down. Direct Action Gets the […]

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