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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
Categories:Appreciations & Remembrances
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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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