BREAKING: A veto-proof majority of the Seattle City Council has agreed to defund the police budget by 50% and reallocate those funds for social services, housing, education, mental health, and more.
Grassroots organizers have worked around the clock for this. Brilliant work.
— Shaun King (@shaunking) July 10, 2020
Defunding America’s wars at home and abroad.
US war drive against #China accelerates
Confronting crisis at home, with growing opposition among workers to the reckless back-to-work drive, #Trump is seeking to divert these immense social tensions outward at an external enemy.https://t.co/IOaWZ2LzlW
— World Socialist Web Site (@WSWS_Updates) July 8, 2020
8 July 2020
The presence of two US aircraft carrier strike groups in the South China Sea conducting “high end” war games starting Saturday, involving round-the-clock aircraft launches, is just the most graphic demonstration to date of the Trump administration’s accelerating prepa…
ZimInSeattle replied to the topic Frontier down in Florida – well, my Florida area….. in the forum Bar and Grill 4 days ago
credit rating on bullshit charges that I refused to pay. Horrible company. I’m now with Comcast and they are garbage as well. It’s near monopoly capitalism when it comes to internet access.
ZimInSeattle started the topic Socialists Are Beating Jeff Bezos in Seattle (Again) in the forum General Discussion 4 days ago
Seattle, the first major city to enact a $15 minimum wage, about to set another precedent: a municipal big business tax that puts the biggest squeeze on Amazon, the source of the fortune of Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man. @cmkshama https://t.co/lJikWnZYNv
— Too Much (@Too_Much_Online) July 6, 2020
Seattle’s campaign to tax Amazon goes up for a final vote on Monday.
Today, #Venezuela’s Independence Day, we are reminded of the country’s prosperous past – and the future the Venezuelan people deserve. The U.S. stands with @jguaido, @AsambleaVE, and all Venezuelans yearning for a return to democracy and a brighter future. #EstamosUnidosVE pic.twitter.com/L9rQoL9cR9
— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) July 5, 2019
On this Venezuelan Independence Day, my thoughts are with Venezuelans who continue to work tirelessly for the cause of democracy. It’s time for free and fair elections so that the Venezuelan people can turn the page on the corrupt and repressive Maduro regime.
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) July 5, 2020
ZimInSeattle started the topic 112 Fraternity Members At The University Of Washington Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 in the forum CORONA Virus / COVID-19 4 days ago
The university plans to reopen its campus for in-person classes in the fall.
ZimInSeattle started the topic BOUNTYGATE: Scapegoating Systemic Military Failure in Afghanistan in the forum General Discussion 5 days ago
The story of the alleged “bounty scheme” grew up in the context of top U.S. brass blaming Russia for America’s defeat in Afghanistan, says Scott Ritter.
By Scott Ritter
Special to Consortium News
On the morning of Feb. 27, Beth Sanner, the deputy director of national intel…
ZimInSeattle started the topic America’s Two Right-Wing Parties Absurdly Keep Accusing Each Other Of Being Far-Left in the forum General Discussion 6 days ago
It’s insane that both U.S. mainstream political parties are attacking one another as being far-left extremists because by global standards they are both very much right-wing parties, says Caitlin Johnstone.
By Matt Taibbi
A core principle of the academic movement that shot through elite schools in America since the early nineties was the view that individual rights, humanism, and the democratic process are all just stalking-horses for white supremacy. The concept, as articulated in books like former corporate consultant Robin DiAngelo’s White F…
A few thoughts on America’s smash-hit #1 guide to egghead racialism
By Matt Taibbi
A core principle of the academic movement that shot through elite schools in America since the early nineties was the view that individual rights, humanism, and the democratic process are all just stalking-horses for white supremacy. The concept, as articulated i…
The fascinating thing is that Trump was on the ropes. Then the New York Times publishes this dreck about bounties, and the anti-Trump crowd takes the bait. When this is exposed as a lie—and it will be—Trump will emerge stronger. Stupidity doesn’t begin to capture this…
— Scott Ritter (@RealScottRitter) June 28, 2020
Imagine that. A bank actually doing some helpful work.A surge in restaurant spending appears to predict a surge in coronavirus cases weeks later, a new JPMorgan study found.
The firm analyzed spending by 30 million Chase credit and debit cardholders and coronavirus case data from Johns Hopkins…
ZimInSeattle replied to the topic St. Louis mayor reads names and addresses of protesters who want to defund police in the forum General Discussion 1 week ago
ZimInSeattle replied to the topic "A Mask Is Not A Political Statement. It's An IQ Test." in the forum General Discussion 2 weeks ago
I posted this about 3 months ago: https://jackpineradicals.com/boards/topic/the-science-says-maskup-a-look-at-two-new-virus-studies/
The graphic (here cut off for only corona viruses) shows how masks can keep away your droplets from the people you meet and talk to.
If the carrier of a virus wears a mask the spreading of…[Read more]
ZimInSeattle replied to the topic How Racism is an Essential Tool for Maintaining the Capitalist Order in the forum General Discussion 2 weeks ago
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