from #Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant:
Breaking News: Seattle City Council unanimously passed our movement's & my socialist Council office's legislation banning Seattle police from using or purchasing teargas, blast balls, rubber bullets, other weapons!
Also, the #Seattle City Council voted to ban the use of chokeholds by police!
This is a peaceful gathering for Portland Police to "divest, defund and reinvest" taxpayers' dollars into the community. #PDX
Life and times at the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone
June 16, 2020
by Shane Burley
Following a long tradition of left revolutionary praxis, protesters in #Seattle have declared a cop-free autonomous zone in the heart of the city.
CHOP and Proud Boys (seattle) Show more
... you will want to look over this birbsite thread courtesy of Salish Sea Black Flag so that you can better identify Proud Boys, who have been attacking randomly in the area.
tl;dr of a great SEA pol thread Show more
from @daeshikjr on birbsite,
We have the leverage on her RIGHT NOW. It's time to push for EVERY DEMAND as she goes through her political identity crisis. Her main priority is to try and gain back public favor so she can win next year's election. We have to use that pressure to #defundSPD & #FreeThemAll.
Trader Joe's in Capitol Hill (seattle) Show more
Anyone know what this tree is? Pictures taken on a walk around our neighborhood. #Seattle
Support Seattle's Protest Bike Brigade Show more
body cameras ON by exec order (seattle) Show more
"The activation of body-worn cameras at demonstrations was a request from community groups and protestors to guard against police violence and to improve accountability. Per the Mayor’s Executive Order, Chief of Police Carmen Best has issued an interim policy to SPD officers that will take effect immediately."
"Meet the Farmers Behind CHAZ's* Vegetable Gardens"
*Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone #Seattle
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