by Marcus Harrison Green
At an event called to condemn Hate Speech, a group of organizers aligned against the building of King County youth detention center decided to practice their right to free speech. Continue reading Demonstrators Confront Murray, Constantine On “Youth Jail” at “Hate Free Zone” Rally
Seattle’s looking to build a $160 million three-story police station that would be among the most expensive in the country. Comedian Brett Hamil takes you behind the scenes for a sneak peek into what absolutely necessary amenities those dollars might buy.
Continue reading Brett Hamil: Seattle’s New Police Bunker (Sneak Peek!)
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Jayapal Introduces Bill to Make First Two Years of Community College Free
On Tuesday, the 37th District’s State Senator, Pramila Jayapal, joined fellow State Senator David Frockt, (D-Seattle), and Rep. Gerry Pollet (D-Seattle), in introducing the Washington Promise program, which would provide two years of guaranteed tuition at community and technical colleges for all eligible Washington residents. Continue reading News Gleams: Jayapal Pushes for Free College, Mayor Wants Fair Housing Access For Those With Criminal Records, and Skyway to Celebrate New Library
In his latest video, Brett Hamil takes on Comcast and its franchise agreement with Seattle, which is set to be renewed for another 10 years in December.
As Comcast thinks up new ways to screw over its customers, the City of Seattle prepares to renew their franchise agreement for 10 more years. Meanwhile, Seattle’s Chief Technology Officer, Michael Mattmiller, comes up with excuses for why he won’t pursue municipal broadband.
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Continue reading Brett Hamil: Comcast, Data Caps and CTO Mattmiller’s Cave-In
Astute commentator Brett Hamil breaks the latest “scandal” in the Seattle District 3 City Council race, and provides a fascinating new Bertha update. Continue reading Brett Hamil: Sawant Rescues Kitten from Tree
In his latest video commentary Beacon Hill comedian Brett Hamil calls out Mayor Murray for not sticking his neck out for a city-run broadband network, and examines why the “Viaduct Doom Portal” is the mayor’s gift that keeps on giving. Continue reading Broadband, Bertha, and Seattle’s Groundhog Day
In this latest video from Seattle comedian Brett Hamil, we take a closer look at how the Seattle City Council District 3 race is starting to take shape:
The city council race for Capitol Hill and the Central District is heating up! We look at Kshama Sawant’s “grandstanding,” Mayor Murray’s “wily” political maneuvering and Pamela Banks’s speed-dial approach to problem solving.
Continue reading Brett Hamil on the Seattle District 3 Race: Telephone vs. Megaphone