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The latest on local issues, chapter news, and actions.

Statements & Support related to COVID-19

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Dear Community,

A few things to keep in mind for the many political and community events going on:

As everyone knows the coronavirus known as COVID19 is spreading in Western Washington. While those who are infected are either staying home on quarantine or needing hospital treatment, there are th...

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Labor is entitled to all that it creates. Our bosses take vastly more than their share, and have for hundreds of years. Luckily, we’re seeing a newly revitalized labor movement starting to push back: newly-militant unions in the public sector, mass action in the private sector, and new shops organi...

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Abortion is healthcare and healthcare is a right. But what good is a right if you can’t afford it? This is a bigger question when it comes to abortion than with most healthcare. TRAP Laws – Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers – have driven most clinics out of a number of states, and caused ot...

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Beyond the Ballot is a new series focusing on how elements of Bernie Sanders' platform are already part of our ongoing work on the ground here in Olympia. We hope to connect people inspired by the Sanders campaign with our projects and demonstrate that political action goes far beyond the ballot box...

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