Sara Bernard

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.

Victim of Attack on UW Campus: “Explain to Me Why You Have This Hatred”

Nasro Hassan and her mother, Dahabo, speak about the assault on November 15.

Community Calls for Hate Crime Investigation Following Assault on Muslim Student at UW

“We really want to make sure this is taken seriously.”

Seattle Doctor at Standing Rock: “It Didn’t Feel Right”

The police violence last Sunday was unexpected and unwarranted, according to a Seattle physician on the scene.

Flipping Off the Gender Gap in Seattle’s Pinball Scene

Enduring mansplaining and misogyny in the arcades.

What Senator Ericksen’s Anti-Protest Bill Gets Wrong About Climate Disobedience

Many climate activists in Washington already face criminal charges — including felonies.

Teaching Trump: Post-Election Stories From Seattle-Area Schools

“They look at me with teary eyes full of fear and simply ask, ‘How did this happen?’”

In the Wake of a Trump Upset, 11 Reasons to Have Hope in Washington State

“We can’t focus on what happened. We need to be looking at what we need to do now.”

Parents and Teachers: South Seattle Principal’s Suspension Is Not About Race

Many dispute the idea that race was a factor when a black administrator was put on leave.

Parents Protest Suspension of South Seattle Principal, Considered an Advocate of Racial Equity

Dr. Andrea Drake was put on a leave of absence last week with classes in full swing.

Bernie Supporters: If We Write Him In, There’s Still a Chance

Washington is among ten states with no registration required for write-in candidates.

Even Without Narration, ‘Do Not Resist’ Speaks Volumes on Police Militarization

The film trains its eye, and therefore rests its case, again and again, on stark juxtapositions.

Largest Green Wall in Seattle Takes Shape in Georgetown

A community-led air quality project is “one of many first steps” to fight industrial pollution.

Poets, Dancers and Michael Bennett Rally Black Students in the CD

Bennett to students: “I’m only going to be an NFL player for a short time…I’m always gonna be a black man.”