Sara Bernard

As Wells Fargo Divestment Approaches, Where Should Seattle Put Its $3 Billion?

The world is watching as Seattle blazes a #NoDAPL trail.

AG Bob Ferguson Files the Nation’s First Lawsuit Against Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

“In a courtroom, it is not the loudest voice that prevails. It’s the Constitution.”

Duwamish Superfund Cleanup Under a Trump Administration? It’s Gonna Be OK, Say Advocates

The EPA grants freeze and other orders this week have been terrifying. Here’s some level-setting.

Sea-Tac Wants All Its Flights to Run On Biofuel. And It Has a Plan to Do It.

Federal climate efforts are in limbo. Meanwhile, in Seattle…

NAACP Launches Movement to Make Ethnic Studies Mandatory in Seattle Schools

Educators and advocates want to dismantle institutionalized racism. Step one: Change the curriculum.

Attorney General Bob Ferguson Says His Office Will Be Instrumental In Fighting Trump Agenda

When the new administration takes office, Democratic attorneys general will be ready.

King County Metro Buys Nation’s Largest Fleet of Battery-Powered Buses

This puts us on track to have an all-electric, zero-emissions transit system in the near future.

So You Want to Divest from DAPL. Will the Financial Industry Let You?

Conventional wisdom says putting your money where your values are will cost you. But that’s changing.

Department of Natural Resources Deals Blow to Longview Coal Export Terminal

Coal’s last-last gasp? On Tuesday, the DNR denied a key permit required to build the project.

Earth 2 Trump: Cross-Country Tour of Resistance Launches in Seattle

The Center for Biological Diversity began its 16-city anti-Trump tour on Monday.

Hotel Industry Files Suit Against Hotel Workers’ Initiative

Less than a month after I-124 became law, three hospitality associations sued the City of Seattle.

The Fights We’re Looking Forward to In 2017

Trump vs. Seattle! New vs. Old! Murray vs. ???

Kids’ Climate Lawsuit Gets Even Bigger, Heads to Trial in 2017

This time, Governor Inslee and the state of Washington will be named as defendants.

Activists Who Closed the Emergency Shutoff Valves on Tar Sands Pipelines: “This Is an Emergency”

Five activists now face steep felony charges for temporarily closing five pipelines in four states.

Kid Climate Activists Still Planting Trees, Inspiring Grownups

“Kids save the future!” says nine-year-old Theo Faloona.

The Double Bind

Allegations of rape will get you an audience with the King County Prosecutor’s office. But justice is more elusive.

Seattleites Form Neighborhood Groups to Resist Trump

Signs of an anti-Trump movement: All of the city’s districts now have Neighborhood Action Councils.