Seattle

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A federal judge in Seattle has rejected a request from the Trump administration to delay a hearing on the president's travel ban, meaning the case is set to go ahead as scheduled in the next few days. U.S. District Court Judge James Robart on Monday dismissed the call from the Department of Justice (DOJ) to delay a hearing on President Donald...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
More than 2,000 Seattle educators donned Black Lives Matter t-shirts "with the intent of showing solidarity, promoting anti-racist practices in our schools, and creating dialogue in our schools and communities." (Photo: Jesse Hagopian/Twitter)
In an unprecedented display of unity in the face of continued institutional...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Garfield High School teacher Jesse Hagopian was sprayed in the face by a Seattle police officer while talking on the phone shortly after addressing a Black Lives Matter protest held on last year's Martin Luther King holiday (Screenshot: YouTube)
Turning an act of violence into a force for good, a Seattle public school...

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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.