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FBI Raids Homes of Seattle and Portland Occupy Activists

A US newspaper has revealed that the FBI has been raiding the houses of anti-Wall Street protesters in Oregon and Washington in what the agency describes an “ongoing violent crime investigation.”

(TEHRAN) - FBI agents The Oregonian newspaper reported that heavily-armed domestic terrorism units of the FBI have been raiding the homes of activists in Seattle and Olympia, Washington and Portland, Oregon over the last month.

The report said that at least six homes have been raided in the two states since July 10.

Read Full Article (Mar-26-2012 20:44)

`The Deadly Connection: Endless War and Economic Crisis` - Bruce Gagnon speaks in Washington state

“The Deadly Connection: Endless War and Economic Crisis” will be the subject of Bruce Bagnon's six-city tour of Washington State.

(SEATTLE) - Bruce Gagnon International peace activist and organizer Bruce Gagnon comes to Washington State April 24 to April 30, 2012 to engage local communities around the theme “The Deadly Connection: Endless War and Economic Crisis.”

Gagnon is the Coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space, and long-time member of Veterans For Peace.

Read Full Article (Feb-07-2012 22:34)

Wildcat Truckers Strike Hits Port of Seattle - Hundreds Walk Off

Port truck drivers in Seattle and Tacoma are paid as little as $10 or $11 an hour.

(SEATTLE) - Port of Seattle Truck drivers at the Port of Seattle have walked off the job by the hundred, leaving lawmakers in a quandary.

Read Full Article (Jan-23-2012 11:47)

`Snowed in in Seattle`: A Plea for Peace to the White House

Most people know about being "Sleepless in Seattle." Well, I am "snowed in in Seattle!" But even six inches of snow in Seattle don't keep me from becoming steamed when I read the latest news reports on the activities of the U.S. war machine:

(SEATTLE) - At a time when U.S.-Iran tensions are the highest I have experienced in my lifetime, Danger Room of breaks a news story that a new US commando special operations team is operating near Iran.

Meanwhile, a columnist in Lebanon writes that Syria increasingly looks like Libya.

Read Full Article (Jan-16-2012 11:01)

Substantial Snow Headed for Seattle This Week

By the end of Tuesday, at least 3 to 6 inches of the white stuff will be on the ground around the Emerald City.

(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) - Weather map After a modest round of wintry weather over the weekend, more snow, including a potentially historic winter storm will target the Pacific Northwest this week, with heavy accumulations expected, even in Seattle.

In the Cascades of Washington and Oregon, snow will be measured in feet and along some western-facing slopes, it could take multiple yard sticks to total up the powder!

Read Full Article (Dec-20-2011 17:07)

Global Movement to Create a Non-Violent World Launched

People who wish to join the movement are invited...

(BLACKBURN, Aust.) - The Peoples's Charter banner in Seattle On 11 November 2011, the 93rd anniversary of the armistice of World War 1, a new movement to end human violence was launched around the world. 'The People's Charter to Create a Nonviolent World' was launched simultaneously in Australia, Malaysia, the Philippines and the United States and has already gained signatories in twenty-one countries.

The aim of the Nonviolence Charter is to create a worldwide movement to end violence in all of its forms.

Read Full Article (Oct-03-2011 17:57)

Planning Underway for Occupy Portland

A strong show of support in other cities indicates that Occupy Portland is part of a growing national movement of people who no longer feel that their government works in their best interest.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Occupy Portland Occupy Portland begins Thursday at noon. Organizers of the event say they will gather in solidarity with the ongoing protest in New York City, Occupy Wall Street, and the growing number of cities whose people will no longer sit back watching corporate and special interests run their government.

City and police officials from Portland say they are currently in dialogue with the group. They say their goal is to allow free speech and ensure public safety.

Read Full Article (Oct-03-2011 00:41)

Marines Heading to Wall Street to Protect Protesters

This is a war against people who are utilizing their constitutional rights.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Police abuse on Wall Street Wall Street protesters will soon have the protection of U.S. Marines who will form a human wall between the crowds of tireless protesters and the increasingly unpopular New York cops who continue to appear on YouTube in scenes that twist the insides of patriotic Americans.

People continue to learn more about Wall Street and NY City and the nature of the place. Americans watched the players on Wall Street shove the nation's future into their wallets.

Read Full Article (Oct-02-2011 20:35)

Raw Story Reports: `Occupy Wall Street` Movement Arrives in Seattle

“This is a grassroots satellite protest to bring awareness to the struggle on the streets of New York and to empower the 99% in this country,” - Occupy Seattle Website.

(SEATTLE Raw Story) - Protesters in Seattle gathered at Westlake Park on Saturday morning to protest against corporations influence on the government. More than 100 people participated in “Occupy Seattle,” according to the event’s organizers.

“It’s amazing the diversity and the singular voice that we have,” said one protester.

Read Full Article (Sep-24-2010 02:46)

Marc Emery, The Prince of Pot, Endures Ongoing Challenges of Prison Life

Jodie Emery announced today that her husband Marc is being punished for two months--for an unwritten rule.

(SEATTLE) - Marc Emery Marc Emery is a name that is becoming synonymous with American injustice.

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