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Posts published in “Issue: February 2020

Reflections on the fate of the 4th Avenue Bridge project

I’ve been working closely with the 4th Ave bridge camp as a member of Just Housing Olympia. The City recently decided to halt progress toward moving the encampment to another piece of City property, and instead to proceed with sweeping the encampment.

Thomas Wilson Nogler

April 12, 1953 – January 4, 2020 Tom was a beloved member of the Olympia community, helping start the Olympia Food Coop, the Crisis Clinic, Heartsparkle Players, and the Community Sustaining Fund, among many other projects and activities.  Tom was a tireless activist for many other political movements, including mental…

Looking back to look ahead to 2020

When we look ahead to 2020 and beyond we see struggle, promise, hope, and victory for self determination, from Gaza to Santiago to Hong Kong to Kafranbel to Baghdad. Resisting authoritarianism When you zoom out over the past decade, you notice how more people in more places around the world…