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Sing like Seeger! Legacy tour begins tonight »

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(April 16, 2014) — Don’t miss renowned labor singer Anne Feeney and riot-folk troubadour Evan Greer as their “Carry It On” Tour, a multigenerational activist music singalong honoring the legacy of Pete Seeger, arrives in Washington state. The tour opens tonight in Olympia at the…

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King County Prop 1 supporters rally for transit, roads (video) »

SEATTLE (April 10, 2014) — Members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 587 and other supporters of public transit in King County turned out for a rally April 2 in support of Proposition 1, an emergency tax measure to avoid an anticipated 17 percent cut in…

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Happy Tax (and Walmart Subsidization) Day »

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The following is from Americans for Tax Fairness: (April 15, 2014) — On tax day, when millions of American taxpayers and small businesses pay their…

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Paul Ryan’s Republican budget is full of horrible ideas »

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 14, 2014) — Last week, all four of Washington state’s Republican members of Congress sided with Speaker John Boehner and voted to…

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American exceptionalism: No leave for workers »

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(April 14, 2014) — The notion of “American exceptionalism,” that our nation is qualitatively different from others because of our independence and emergence from a…

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