The U.S. Department of Justice today identified the following three jurisdictions that have permitted violence and destruction of property to persist and have refused to undertake reasonable measures to counteract criminal activities: New York City; Portland, Oregon; and Seattle, Washington. The Department of Justice is continuing to work to identifyContinue Reading

Socialist Alternative member, and Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant spoke about the $200 million tax on the top corporations, nicknamed the “Amazon tax” as a major victory for the movement to a “socialist world.” The vote on the JumpStart Seattle plan, proposed last month by Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda, was a veto-proof 7-2.Continue Reading

ABC News was harshly criticized Sunday for whitewashing the story of a Black Lives Matter protester Summer Taylor, who was killed while demonstrating on a Seattle highway over the weekend. ABC News reported, “A young protester has died from injuries she suffered when a luxury car plowed into her and anotherContinue Reading

The Seattle Police Department vacated its East Precinct building and of activists and protesters established the police-free “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone,” nicknamed CHAZ. Chief Carmen Best told reporters yesterday that it was not her decision to abandon the precinct. “We were asked to do an operational plan in case weContinue Reading

There are jokes in conservative circles the President Trump’s opponents will unwittingly oppose anything that he says or supports. Trump triggered the Democrats when he mentioned using force to reclaim CHAZ, Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, the six-block region seized by protesters in Seattle, Washington. “Take back your city NOW. IfContinue Reading

Starbucks has angered a large faction of their customers who are angry that they instituted a ban on employees wearing Black Lives Matter clothing or accessories. The company cited it policy prohibiting political attire or accessories that “advocated a political, religious or personal issue” and said it was necessary “to createContinue Reading

Seattle protesters have taken over a a six-block autonomous zone made up of armed citizen patrols, called the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) with wooden barricades and armed checkpoints meant to keep out uniformed police officers. Above the precinct reads: “THIS SPACE IS NOW PROPERTY OF THE SEATTLE PEOPLE.” AContinue Reading

Major League Soccer will be back on the field next month, announcing yesterday that a World Cup-style tournament featuring all 26 clubs will be played at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World. “The opportunity to have all 26 clubs in a controlled environment enables usContinue Reading