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Ecuador: An ethnic-class dictatorship provokes a popular resistance

For eleven days, Ecuador has lived the fiercest ethnic-class dictatorship in contemporary memory. Within the framework of a state of siege that was decreed the day after protests began, there emerged a national-ethnic-popular insurrection led by the indigenous movement against neoliberal measures. Violent repression by the Moreno government The Moreno government…

Olympia’s homeless face extra hardship with suspension of area services

A perfect storm of suspended services may create additional challenges for Olympia’s homeless population this winter. Timberland Regional Library management announced in October that the downtown Olympia branch will be closed from late November to early February. The branch is widely known as a safe place for homeless people to…

Nourishing our community during cold winter months

The Thurston County Food Bank (TCFB), Community Kitchen, and Senior Services for South Sound are among 8 local organizations rescuing good food from agencies and to provide food for people in our community who are in need. The need can be especially serious in winter after the growing season is…

HoHo Hobos

Support our houseless friends during the holidays by purchasing a wreath for $20! For each wreath sold, $5 goes to materials, $5 is given to the maker, and $5 goes to the seller. The last $5 is pooled for the community, who vote on how the money is used. While…

Vietnam Moratorium: A day to remember

Life Magazine described it as “the largest expression of public dissent ever seen in this country. Newsweek pronounced it a day, destined to go down in history along with Coxey’s Army, the Bonus Marchers and the 1963 March on Washington. Yet fifty years later, the occasion has faded from view.…

Special Events — November 2019

Womxn of Achievement... Voters Roundtable... Friday Stillness... Coalition to Abolish Nuclear Weapons... Legislative Action Workshop... Wobblies in Centralia... US Intervention in the 21st Century... Stay... Mutual Aid Supply Drive... More....

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