Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant was arrested Wednesday night after she failed to disperse during a minimum wage protest outside of Alaska Airlines headquarters in city of SeaTac, Washington. Sawant , a socialist activist and part-time economics professor, was one of four people arrested when they stayed in the middle of a street at the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As Minneapolis and Seattle mark their cities' first-ever Indigenous Peoples'...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The Seattle City Council on Monday unanimously passed an ordinance that could...


Is there anything more enraging than the ugly spectacle of Senate millionaires and lobbyists - a broad coalition "from the rich to the very rich to the super-rich" - ganging up to defeat a minimum wage raise supported by the majority of the American people, aka the people they ostensibly represent? Seattle helped ease the pain a bit with a phased-in deal to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour over a few years, proving MLK was right again about that arc of the moral universe.

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