Posts for January, 2015

Central Co-Op Raises All Worker Wages to $15!

January 27th, 2015

Seattle workers have won yet another milestone in the $15/hour struggle! Central Co-Op, a local not-for-profit organic grocery business, has agreed to pay all of its workers more than $15/hour, starting now:  After a sixty-day trial period, new employees will begin earning $15.36 an hour, up one dollar from the trial wage. Wages are tied to annual […]

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Socialist Response to the State of the Union 2015

January 20th, 2015

Transcript of Speech as Delivered Sisters and Brothers, Six years ago, Obama was elected on the hope that he would represent the millions, not the millionaires. When Obama delivered his first State of the Union address, Democrats occupied majorities in both the House and Senate. Today, after massive disappointment and disillusionment for the American people, […]

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MLK Day Rally Speech Outside Youth Jail, January 19, 2015

January 19th, 2015

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 19, 2015, I gave the following speech outside of our local youth jail. My Sisters and Brothers, Greetings on this day of remembrance for the great fighter and radical, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Many thanks to the MLK Celebration Committee, and all who, through their dedication, ensured […]

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SPD Chief O’Toole to Answer Questions About Policing of Protests

January 9th, 2015

On Monday, January 12th at 9:30 am at City Hall, Chief O’Toole and other leading officials from the Seattle Police Department will answer questions from Councilmembers about the SPD‘s policing of the Black Lives Matter protests over the last several weeks. It is important that civil rights activists and social justice advocates come to this […]

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