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Aftermath of the UW shooting and an update on police investigations

by Kelsey Hamlin

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article contained the name of the victim in Friday night’s shooting. We apologize to both the victim and the victim’s family as their name never should have been included in the article at the family’s request.

Information surrounding a Milo Yiannopoulos protester shot at the University of Washington (UW) Friday night keeps rising like steam. The shooting transpired after political groups of all stripes flooded the university’s Red Square.  Continue reading Aftermath of the UW shooting and an update on police investigations

Essay: UW Creates Safe Space for Notorious Troll While Violence Breaks Out in Red Square

by Erica C Barnett 

“I am considered, today, so dangerous that today I’m the second most dangerous man in America—after, of course, Daddy.”

“Daddy,” of course, is Donald Trump, and the person speaking was Milo Yiannopoulos—the professional outrage purveyor best known for promoting Gamergate, getting kicked off Twitter for his racist rants against actor Leslie Jones, and signing a $250,000 book deal. Yiannopoulos spoke Friday night at the University of Washington to a crowd of about 200—students and paying “VIPs” who made it inside Kane Hall before protesters outside blocked the entrance. Continue reading Essay: UW Creates Safe Space for Notorious Troll While Violence Breaks Out in Red Square

Rainier Beach High Students Walkout to Find Hope, Optimism After Shocking Election

by Marcus Harrison Green

“Got Hope, Got Freedom, Got Love, Got Hope,” was the rally cry that echoed onto the steps of the Rainier Beach Community Center’s plaza, at 12:30pm when hundreds of students from Rainier Beach High School (RBHS) staged a walkout in protest of the election of President Donald J. Trump. Continue reading Rainier Beach High Students Walkout to Find Hope, Optimism After Shocking Election

Brexit, Trump and Washington State Politics

by John Stafford

INTRODUCTION

The June 23 Brexit vote, when interpreted in conjunction with other global phenomena, was a revelatory event.  The vote to leave the EU was supported in every region of England, except for London, revealing a powerful demographic divide between the more urban, white collar, younger, educated, affluent, pro-immigration, and pro-globalization elite; and the more rural, blue collar, older, less educated, less affluent, anti-immigrant, anti-globalization constituency. Continue reading Brexit, Trump and Washington State Politics