Seattle

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A jury in Washington state on Friday found that the defendants in the potentially groundbreaking " Delta 5 " case, who in September 2014 blockaded an oil train in Everett and this week argued they were compelled to act over the threat of climate change, were not guilty of obstruction. The defendants were found to be guilty of trespass, but will...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A cadre of young climate activists packed a Seattle, Washington courtroom on...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Voters in Seattle, Washington on Tuesday approved a first-in-the-nation "...

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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.