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by Ansel Herz "We’re willing to not only run for dog catcher but also go to the mat for a ballot position to do it." Green Party Dan Savage, the other day: Where are the Green Party candidates for city councils? For county councils? For state...
From: The Stranger | By: Ansel Herz | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Heidi Groover Nothing to see here. HG Well, that was some truly weird shit. Last night, at the same time the Log Cabin Republicans were throwing a very sad party, LGBTQ activists hosted a pro-Trump event in a ballroom at the Wolstein Center on the...
From: The Stranger | By: Heidi Groover | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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by Heidi Groover Spotted in downtown Cleveland during this week's Republican National Convention. HG A political party's convention is like a glimpse into a future in which they are in power, their most enthusiastic supporters are roaming the streets...
From: The Stranger | By: Heidi Groover | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Ana Sofia Knauf Panelists, from left: Rahmo Guled, translator Eunice How with Jian Hua "Jenny" Wu, Feliza Ryland, Ermalyn Magtuba, and Maria Estrada with translator Olga Chavarria. ASK Seattle's hotel room service workers are fed up with their employers'...
From: The Stranger | By: Ana Sofia Knauf | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Charles Mudede Capitol Hill Station is all that and more. Charles Mudede Seattle Times And KIRO Went Down Into Link And Found It Packed With Riders: At this moment, the top post on Seattle Time's website is Danny Westneat's At Last, Seattle loves...
From: The Stranger | By: Charles Mudede | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Charles Mudede Metro ad says we live next to lots and lots of the most powerful death machines in world. Charles MudedeIt only takes Seattle 20 miles to find its complete opposite, the naval base at Bangor. The city is about life (its growth, its...
From: The Stranger | By: Charles Mudede | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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Natasha Marin's Reparation website aims to empower people to "do something" about racial inequity. by Rich Smith That's Kito on the left. On Facebook, he thanked Reparations.me for helping him raise 1/4 of the money he needs to buy a service dog. Reparations...
From: The Stranger | By: Rich Smith | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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by Bobby Roberts During his speech at the Republican National Convention last night, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) peeked out from behind the tissue-paper facade obscuring his refusal to hold hearings on the President's Supreme Court nominee,...
From: The Stranger | By: Bobby Roberts | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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by Sydney Brownstone Police from a number of different jurisdictions are packing downtown Cleveland during the RNC, creating new difficulties for some of the city's homeless residents. HG Breakfast service for the homeless and the needy starts at 8 a.m....
From: The Stranger | By: Sydney Brownstone | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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by Dan Savage I'm thrilled to announce my running mate, @TimKaine, a man who's devoted his life to fighting for others. -H pic.twitter.com/lTVyfztE5Z— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) July 23, 2016 NYT: Hillary Clinton named Senator Tim Kaine...
From: The Stranger | By: Dan Savage | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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by Matt Baume "Hey guys, it's me, Mike Pence! I know, weird, right?" lev radin / Shutterstock.comAs the American experiment in democracy drew to an unsatisfying close in Cleveland, it's tempting to focus on the nuts and weirdos who busied themselves...
From: The Stranger | By: Matt Baume | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Stranger Things To Do Staff Not attending Capitol Hill Block Party this weekend, but still want to know what's happening? You can now watch what's happening at the festival from the comfort of your home, courtesy of a live stream from Capitol Hill...
From: The Stranger | By: Stranger Things To Do Staff | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Ansel Herz All those predictions that small businesses would collapse? Bullshit. Dan Holm / Shutterstock.com Another UW study has turned up no evidence to back up that oft-repeated claim that businesses small and large can't survive higher minimum...
From: The Stranger | By: Ansel Herz | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Dan Savage Thirty-two-year old, married straight male. I have a problem that I don't know how to deal with. I'm an alcoholic, and my wife is too. We met 5 years ago at the beach. I had never drank more than three or four drinks in a day, and never...
From: The Stranger | By: Dan Savage | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Jen Graves The story of the storm, by Barbara Earl Thomas. Images JG "Is it me or is there a Black arts explosion in the midst of this death cycle?" C. Davida Ingram sent me that question recently. If you are exhausted and numb from the news, but...
From: The Stranger | By: Jen Graves | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Ansel Herz Direct action gets the goods. Ansel Herz Two months after the university placed her on leave for "issues associated with her leadership and management," in response to a three-week-long protest campaign by students demanding her resignation,...
From: The Stranger | By: Ansel Herz | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Anonymous STEVEN WEISSMAN I just wanted to thank the librarian from Beacon Hill for coming to the Jungle months ago and talking to me and my neighbors like we are people and not diseases. You gave me hope when I needed it the most and thought the...
From: The Stranger | By: Anonymous | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Dave Segal Do not miss Steal Shit Do Drugs, Saturday in the Cha Cha Lounge at 6:45 pm.. Marianne Spellman For the first time ever, Capitol Hill Block Party will be live streaming, so you can experience it from the comfort of your overpriced apartment....
From: The Stranger | By: Dave Segal | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Matt Baume Vladimir Putin, seen here with Donald Trump grinning in the background. Tidarat Tiemjai / Shutterstock.comSearching for dumb things that Donald Trump has done is a bit like catching bugs by sticking your head out of a car traveling down...
From: The Stranger | By: Matt Baume | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Ciara Dolan MATT RUBIN City Sun Eater in the River of Light is Woods’ Graceland. This is the prolific band’s ninth album, but their first to explore East African rhythms—an odd but intriguing choice for a psych-folk group from Brooklyn. This...
From: The Stranger | By: Ciara Dolan | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Tricia Romano courtesy City of Bothell A fire that broke out on Main Street and 102nd Avenue NE in Bothell early this morning has been tamed, but is not yet out. According to the Bothell Fire Department the fire affected the Mercantile Building, which...
From: The Stranger | By: Tricia Romano | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Sean Nelson A long read worth your time. *White Seattle loosens tie, looks around nervously, dabs sweat from brow, exhales deeply.* Kidding aside, Alana Semuels' long, well-researched, and well-argued study goes deep into the historic intention of...
From: The Stranger | By: Sean Nelson | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Andrew Wright Few monsters are more in need of a good lie-down than the zombie, a once-terrifyingly loaded cultural metaphor exhausted by repetition. Sometimes, though, you get lucky. The Korean horror film Train to Busan may not wholly reinvent the...
From: The Stranger | By: Andrew Wright | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Markets, Pokémon Comedy, Parades, And More $10-And-Under Options For July 22-24 by Stranger Things To Do Staff Panicking because you haven't planned what you're doing this weekend yet? We've got you covered, with cheap (under $10!) and easy entertainment...
From: The Stranger | By: Stranger Things To Do Staff | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Mike Nipper Photo crud: Nipsh As an obsessive record nerd I’m always EXTREMELY stoked for MORE local record stores, and the newest shop in town, Daybreak Records, run by former longtime Jive Time staffer RJ, has a lot of us record collectors...
From: The Stranger | By: Mike Nipper | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Dan Savage So a non-pasty-faced Green Party spokesperson/hack had this to say yesterday in response to something pasty-faced me said on my podcast months ago: First, the Green Party actually does run candidates from dog catcher on up. Here are just...
From: The Stranger | By: Dan Savage | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Sean Nelson It's nice to see you again, Mr. Stewart. The echo chamber has been lonely in your absence. Of the many, many horrible things we learned last night during the speech that refused to end, perhaps the most poignant was the proof that no one...
From: The Stranger | By: Sean Nelson | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Ethan Linck The melting continent of Antarctica. NASAOne Small Part of Antarctica Stayed Cool While the Rest Warmed: Perhaps the most frustrating aspect of climate change denialism is the willful idiocy of using local exceptions to a widely supported...
From: The Stranger | By: Ethan Linck | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Ciara Dolan Dating sucks. It's like a shitty game show of self-imposed vulnerability. Sure, you might walk away with what society tells us is the grand prize, reciprocated love. More likely, you'll go home alone and a little more cynical. No More...
From: The Stranger | By: Ciara Dolan | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Callan Berry Callan Berry [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]...
From: The Stranger | By: Callan Berry | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Stranger Election Control Board Marko LiiasSenator Marko Liias made headlines—in this here paper—when he came out as the prime sponsor of a bill aiming to jack up the already insanely high interest rates on payday loans. Liias, who'd received...
From: The Stranger | By: Stranger Election Control Board | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Ansel Herz Marchers chanted, "No justice, no peace!" and occupied intersections. Courtesy of Jerry Savage Another Big Black Lives Matter March Through Seattle: "A large protest marched through downtown Seattle and Capitol Hill Thursday," Capitol Hill...
From: The Stranger | By: Ansel Herz | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Heidi Groover Most of the protests here in Cleveland have been characterized by more cops than marchers. Sydney Brownstone Our weeklong immersion in Trump's America is coming to an end today. Thank fucking god. But before we got ready to head out...
From: The Stranger | By: Heidi Groover | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Tricia Romano The Donald has been notoriously, weirdly vocal about how hot his daughter is. Here he is greeting her onstage before he gave his shouty, boring, neverending speech last night. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on...
From: The Stranger | By: Tricia Romano | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Eli Sanders Subscribe to the podcast FOR FREE by clicking right here! What’s it like to spend an entire week marinating in a sour brew of Republican sweat, misogynist anti-Hillary swag, condescension dripped from the mouths of protesters and counter-protesters...
From: The Stranger | By: Eli Sanders | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Picks From Our Music Critics For July 25-31 by Stranger Things To Do Staff On the comedown from Capitol Hill Block Party, but still want some live music in your life? Leave your apartment, walk outside, get on the light rail, and head over to one of...
From: The Stranger | By: Stranger Things To Do Staff | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Eli Sanders While protests continue in Cleveland, excerpts from Donald Trump's RNC acceptance speech have been released. Sydney Brownstone If Donald Trump can keep to a script—which seems unlikely—then tonight he's going to be saying phrases like...
From: The Stranger | By: Eli Sanders | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Sydney Brownstone Aymann Ismail is the best thing that happened at the RNC. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]...
From: The Stranger | By: Sydney Brownstone | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Ansel Herz This is a huge blow to the mayor, city council and police leadership. Q13 Fox reports the Seattle Police Officers Guild has overwhelmingly voted down the city's latest contract proposal, as many expected, 823 to 156. The voting period wrapped...
From: The Stranger | By: Ansel Herz | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Dan Savage Suck it, bigots: The National Basketball Association announced Thursday that it would not hold the 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte, N.C., in a reaction to state legislation passed earlier this year that eliminated specific anti-discrimination...
From: The Stranger | By: Dan Savage | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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From: The Stranger | By: Steve Brodner | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Jessica Lehrman Andrew Lichtenstein Via the Village Voice: Jessica Lehrman Jessica Lehrman Jessica Lehrman More here. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]...
From: The Stranger | By: Jessica Lehrman | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Sean Axmaker After going on the lam for a year, Noir City is back in Seattle, and this time it takes up residency at SIFF Cinema Egyptian (is there a movie house better suited to noir atmosphere?) and expands to 18 films in seven days (July 22–28)....
From: The Stranger | By: Sean Axmaker | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Ansel Herz Everything is fine. WSDOT News on the tunnel front today. KIRO reports: The newest timeline from contractors shows the State Route 99 tunnel will open more than three years late and needs millions of additional dollars to be completed....
From: The Stranger | By: Ansel Herz | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Stranger Things To Do Staff "Now finish up them taters; I'm gonna go fondle my sweaters." Catch cult classic Wet Hot American Summer at Central Cinema. If you're looking to step up your smalltalk game by heading to the movies this weekend, our critics...
From: The Stranger | By: Stranger Things To Do Staff | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Dan Savage I'm sorry if my English is wrong. I'm writing from Germany, where I am being heartbroken and not knowing how to go on. I've been seeing a guy for a couple of months and slowly falling in love with him. "Peter" has always been very open...
From: The Stranger | By: Dan Savage | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Sean Nelson "That sounds like you made that up." Derek Erdman We've made it a policy to take it easy on the cast and crew of Real World Seattle, partly because they did such a great job on the new turf at Cal Anderson, and partly because it's not...
From: The Stranger | By: Sean Nelson | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Stranger Election Control Board Tina PodlodowskiThis is an easy one, so we'll keep it quick. Tina Podlodowski brought us cupcakes. So she gets our endorsement. We can be bought. (In fairness to the SECB: Joe McDermott brought us beer, and we didn't...
From: The Stranger | By: Stranger Election Control Board | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Matt Baume Mike Pence wants you to trust him. lev radin / Shutterstock.comTonight at the RNC, gay libertarian (and Gawker-obsessive) Peter Thiel will take the stage, presumably to reassure the assembled Republicans that they're still a big-party tent...
From: The Stranger | By: Matt Baume | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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by Jessica Fu It's happening. Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com Stranger staffers will be discussing the primetime speeches of the Republican convention's fourth and final night. Notable speakers tonight include Reince Priebus, Peter Thiel of Gawker-takedown...
From: The Stranger | By: Jessica Fu | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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