In his latest video, Brett Hamil offers some constructive advice for those recently elected to the Seattle City Council.
by Jonathan Rosenblum
When Vanessa Patricelli first heard Kshama Sawant speak, she thought the socialist was nuts.
It was November 2013. Sawant had just been elected to the Seattle City Council as a member of the Socialist Alternative party. And Boeing was threatening to cut thousands of jobs if its machinists didn’t give up their pensions and Washington State didn’t hand the company $8.7 billion in tax breaks. Continue reading Is Socialist Win in Seattle an Anomoly or Harbinger?
Brett Hamil’s latest video report employs complex scientific formulae to estimate just how far left Seattle’s City Council President really lands on the spectrum. Continue reading Brett Hamil: Tim Burgess, Quantum Progressive
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
By Anne Althauser
I came home from work last Monday night to find my apartment broken into and all my electronics stolen. While the first thoughts flooding into my mind were of the irreplaceable items I had on my laptop, which I will likely never get back, my next thought was that I could not possibly afford to move. In the midst of this moment of violation that notion soon monopolized my thoughts. Continue reading Rent Control and Its Discontents: Dissecting the Rent Control Debate
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.
Events this weekend in the South Seattle area
Friday, September 12th
Movies: Opening of Calvery showtimes at 12:45pm, 4:15pm, 7:15pm, and 9:30pm @ Arklodge Cinemas. Also: Opening of Trip to Italy showtimes at 1:30pm, 4:00pm, 7:00pm, 9:45pm. More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com
Community: VFW Meat Raffle from 4 to 7pm @ Skyway VFW Hall 7421 S. 126th St Seattle, WA 98178. More Info: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Music: Sundae + Mr. Goessl’s CD Release Extravaganza begins at 8:00pm@ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 98118. Cost: Free. More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com.
Saturday, September 13th
Community: Jefferson Park Jubilee from noon to 10:00pm @ Jefferson Park. More Info: http://www.jeffersonparkjubilee.com/
Culture: Arts Gumbo: Mako and Munjuru from 6:00 – 9:00pm @ The Rainier Valley Cultural Center 3515 South Alaska St. Seattle, WA 98118 More Info: http://www.rainiervalleyculturalcenter.org/events/mako-and-munjuru/
Music: African Music Nights begins at 9:00pm@ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 98118. Cost: Free. More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com.
Community: Detective Cookie’s Urban Chess Club with Pro Chess Instructor H.R.Pitre. From 12:00pm – 2:00pm @ Rainier Beach Community Center: 8825 Rainier Ave South Seattle. Ages 7 and Older. More Info: 206-650-3621 (Detective Cookie)
Sunday, September 14th
Community: 43rd Annual Day In The Park: Summer of Love presented by the Mt. Baker Community Club from 10:00am – 3:00pm @Mt.Baker Park. More Info: email@example.com
Civics: Affordable Housing Town Hall featuring City Council member Kshama Sawant at 5:00pm @ The New Holly Gathering Hall: 3815 S Othello Street, Seattle, WA 98118 More Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Music: Columbia City Beatwalk: Electric Circus begins at 7:30pm @ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 98118. Cost: Free. More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com
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