Seattle

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Seattle high school teacher, activist and Common Dreams contributor Jesse Hagopian, who was pepper sprayed by police during a peaceful rally on Martin Luther King Day, filed a claim against the city and the police department Wednesday afternoon with the Seattle NAACP. Hagopian, who teaches at Garfield High School and is a well-known activist in...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant was arrested Wednesday night after she...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As Minneapolis and Seattle mark their cities' first-ever Indigenous Peoples'...

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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.