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Daily Archives: July 15th, 2016

Ruth Woo: 1926-2016

Excerpt: Editor’s Note: Respected and widely beloved Seattle community activist Ruth Woo died this week at the age of eighty-nine. News of her passing has sparked an outpouring of tributes. “Over many, many years, Ruth Woo was a wonderful friend and mentor to countless Washingtonians. She was a trusted leader with a remarkable talent for bringing […]
Written by:Gael Tarleton
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2016 DNC primetime speaking lineup unveiled; Bernie Sanders gets Monday slot

Excerpt: In the wake of Donald Trump’s vice presidential selection announcement, the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) has unveiled the speaking lineup for the 2016 DNC, which will take place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, following the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next week. “While Republican leadership continues to run away from Donald Trump, and refuse to participate […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Events
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Netroots Nation 2017 to be held in Atlanta

Excerpt: Next year’s Netroots Nation Convention will be held in Atlanta, Georgia thirteen months from now, organizers have announced. “For the first time ever, we’re headed to the South for Netroots Nation,” they wrote in a post revealing their site selection. “Our twelfth annual conference will be held in Atlanta [from] August 10-13, 2017.” “Some progressives […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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