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Gamer changer (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 04:24 AM - In the wake of another school shooting, with all its heartbreak and tragedy, words from two of Nobel prize winning songster, Bob Dylan, come to mind: “Come gather round peo...

House budget smartly proposes capital... (schmudget)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 04:03 PM - Statement from Executive Director Misha Werschkul In their just-released budget proposal , House Democratic leaders revealed a plan that would improve equity in our state t...

Senate budget proposal makes key nece... (schmudget)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 02:12 PM - Statement from Executive Director Misha Werschkul  The  budget proposal  just released by Democratic leadership in the Senate would strengthen investments in...

Caught in the Net: An Afternoon of Fi... (OlyBlog)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 12:24 PM - Event:  Sat, 03/24/2018 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm Local poet Patrick Dixon lived and drift-gillnetted for salmon in Alaska for 20 years. He has written about those experiences...

On the Link between US Pay and Produc... (Economist's View)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 11:08 AM - Anna Stansbury and Lawrence Summers at VoxEU: On the link between US pay and productivity, by Anna Stansbury and Lawrence Summers, VoxEU: Pay growth for middle class worker...

Links for 02-20-18 (Economist's View)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 11:08 AM - Come the Recession, Don’t Count on That Safety Net - The New York Times Absolute poverty: when necessity displaces desire - Microeconomic Insights Do Job Market Networks He...

Inflation, General Data Flow, Fiscal ... (Economist's View)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 11:08 AM - Tim Duy: Inflation, General Data Flow, Fiscal Stimulus, And Implications For Monetary Policy, by Tim Duy: The data flow remains supportive of the Fed’s forecast of sustaine...

Budget proposals | Brown boosted | Wa... (The Stand)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 09:06 AM - Tuesday, February 20, 2018   THIS WASHINGTON   ► From AP — Senate Democrats: Fund teacher salaries, institute property tax cut — Senate Democrats unve...

Celebrate MLKCLC’s past, present on F... (The Stand)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 07:41 AM - SEATTLE — Get dressed up and join the M.L. King County Labor Council, AFL-CIO for its 130th Anniversary Celebration Gala from 6:30 to 11 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 24 a...

House candidate Gillespie earns early... (The Stand)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 06:35 AM - SEATTLE (Feb. 20, 2018) — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO — the state’s largest union organization representing the interests of more than 600 labor...

Russian reciprocity (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 04:17 AM - Our national intelligence agencies unanimously agree on three critical things: (1) Russia used cyber warfare to have an impact on our 2016 elections and perceives those eff...

Common sense on guns (Washington Liberals)
Filed Monday, February 19 at 05:54 PM - From Callista Kline: My brother’s response to my mom’s email about the recent shooting. I want to share, particularly because of the way he explains things. As a veteran an...

Links for 02-19-18 (Economist's View)
Filed Monday, February 19 at 11:56 AM - Trump’s Twin Deficits (Wonkish) - Paul Krugman Income inequality and aggregate demand - Equitable Growth What Do Trade Agreements Really Do? - NBER Why Economists Are Worri...

Next update: Tuesday, Feb. 20 (The Stand)
Filed Monday, February 19 at 08:24 AM - Happy Presidents Day!

It feels different (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Monday, February 19 at 05:11 AM - Maybe it’s just me. Maybe I’m only wishing. Maybe it’s the higher level of compassion coming from people who’re at last expressing why they hurt so badly. Maybe ‘cause I’m ...

is that all? (Skull / Bones)
Filed Sunday, February 18 at 04:03 PM - Apparently, the Russian government swayed the American election by bombarding American facebook users with … er… this.   Yes.  Paid Russian operatives were behi...

Understanding the Kruse timing (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Sunday, February 18 at 03:53 PM - Senator Jeff Kruse’s resignation is effective March 15th more than a month from now, even though he won’t be voting or participating in the current session. But that date w...

Report on 41st LD Town Hall, Feb 17, ... (Washington Liberals)
Filed Sunday, February 18 at 10:15 AM - On Saturday, Feb 17 over 100 people turned up to the 41st Legislative District town hall at Somerset Elementary School in Bellevue. Representative Judy Clibborn (House Tran...

Beware the boom (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Sunday, February 18 at 05:46 AM - The last few months have seen headlines about the possibility of another oil renewal in the Bakken Formation, the massive oil shale field in western North Dakota and easter...

Gun editorial from the Sydney Morning... (Washington Liberals)
Filed Saturday, February 17 at 04:37 PM - An editorial from the Sydney Morning Herald: “It is incomprehensible to us, as Australians, that a country so proud and great can allow itself to be savaged again and...

Traditional Mass Media

Front Row Center 2017-2018 Season (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Thursday, May 31 at 02:21 PM - Join KUOW’s Marcie Sillman as she pulls back the curtain on the creative process, giving participants a glimpse of why and how an artist creates work, and we hope, a g...

Portland Gets A Late Start Afte... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 08:09 AM - Government buildings and schools will get a late start Wednesday after a snow dump of anywhere between 2 inches in Portland and 8 inches in Sandy Tuesday night. Little...

Syrian Barrage Buries Civilian ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 06:13 AM - As evening settled over eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, the suburb just outside Damascus lay battered by 48 hours of sustained airstrikes. And the approaching night promise...

Seattle building boom helps ex-... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 05:55 AM - The Seattle area needs more housing. But there’s not enough construction workers to build all the houses we need. Meanwhile, ex-prisoners have a hard time finding work...

'America's Pastor' Billy Graham... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 05:41 AM - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_UzzA1Plag Billy Graham, the most famous minister of his era, died Wednesday at his home in Montreat, N.C., spokesman Todd Shearer tel...

Kentucky Democrat Wins Special ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 03:58 AM - The wife of a Kentucky state Rep. Dan Johnson, who killed himself last year amid allegations of sexual assault, has lost a bid to replace her late husband, with a spec...

Russian Doping Scandal is Good ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 03:57 AM - Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Kikkan Randall, The Only Mom On... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 03:47 AM - In the last event of her last Olympics – she's been to five – Kikkan Randall finally did what no American woman had ever done: win a medal in cross-country skiing. And...

Chinese Food Deliverer Illegall... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 03:23 AM - Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

'Today In 1968' Replays A Histo... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 03:00 AM - There's no question that 1968 was a pivotal year in civil rights history. In 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated as he stood on the balcony of a hotel in M...

Florida School Shooting Survivo... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 02:33 AM - A week after a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida high school, students who survived the attack are set to bring their #NeverAgain protest movement to the state Capi...

Florida Students To Meet With S... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 02:06 AM - Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

2 Sisters In Los Angeles Are DR... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 02:06 AM - Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Lindsey Vonn Wins Bronze In Dow... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 02:06 AM - Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Doctors In China Lead Race To T... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 02:06 AM - Shaorong Deng is sitting up in bed at the Hangzhou Cancer Hospital waiting for his doctor. Thin and frail, the 53-year-old construction worker's coat drapes around his...

Anti-Migrant Slogans Are Oversh... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 02:06 AM - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWbTiAlNXII A satirical movie that envisions dictator Benito Mussolini staging a comeback opened in Italy just as the campaign for Marc...

Analyzing The Strategic Use Of ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 02:06 AM - Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Morning News Brief (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 02:06 AM - Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Kentucky Bourbon, Wisconsin Che... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 02:00 AM - If the Trump administration starts a trade war, Kentucky bourbon may get caught in the cross-fire. The administration is weighing strict new limits on imported steel a...

Army Awards Medal For Heroism T... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 12:52 AM - Peter Wang, a 15-year-old member of the Junior ROTC who was killed as he tried to help fellow students escape a mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., last week, has been po...

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Progressive Media

‘I’m wearing a ribbon in rememb... (The Raw Story » ...)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:50 AM — Republican Florida state Rep. Matt Caldwell insisted on Wednesday that he supported the students who survived the mass shooting in Parkland even though he opposes bann...

Trump keeps tweeting, keeps rem... (Joan McCarter)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 06:58 AM — Mitch McConnell probably wishes the occupier of the Oval Office would just shut up . But here we go again. x Question: If all of the Russian meddling took place during...

Trump Drags Sessions Into His M... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 06:53 AM — On Wednesday, President Donald Trump dove into his fifth day of blaming everyone but his administration for failing to act against Russian interference, this time drag...

Inside the U.S. Military Recrui... (Democracy Now!)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 05:52 AM — Dozens of students who survived last week's school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida have arrived in Tallahassee to push for new gun control ...

Edwidge Danticat: I Hope Oxfam ... (Democracy Now!)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 05:30 AM — The British charity Oxfam has released its own internal report into the sex scandal. It concluded senior aid workers at Oxfam, including the country director in Haiti,...

"Orgies While People Are Dying"... (Democracy Now!)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 05:13 AM — Oxfam has been hit with dozens more misconduct allegations in the days since The Times of London revealed Oxfam tried to cover up sex crimes by senior aid workers in H...

Headlines for February 21, 2018 (Democracy Now!)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 05:00 AM — Syria: 200 Killed in Two Days of Gov't Bombing in Eastern Ghouta, Florida Lawmakers Vote Down Debate on Assault-Style Weapons Ban After Parkland Massacre, Trump Calls ...

Stephen Colbert Praises the You... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 04:37 AM — On Tuesday, Stephen Colbert returned to the “Late Show” for the first time since last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida to praise the impas...

“I Believe Facebook Hates Our P... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 03:00 AM — Forget Russia’s bots: Home-grown alt-facts are infiltrating the 2018 primaries. A technology consultant with ties to domestic outlets known for publishing hyperpa...

In Deep Red Districts, Democrat... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 03:00 AM — Before she could talk about her campaign for the Texas House of Representatives, Lisa Seger needed to check on her goats. Seger, who lives with her husband and 30 goat...

Exxon’s Conspiracy Charges Aim ... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 01:55 AM — ExxonMobil is engaged in unprecedented efforts to sue and harass in court those are investigating and suing the company over global warming

Technology Change Not the Culpr... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 12:33 AM — Larry Summers and Anna Stansbury challenge the idea that workers getting a smaller cut of the productivity gains pie is due to technology.

Law Professor Proposes Bringing... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 09:08 PM — Indentured servitude is the new idea for how to get immigrants to come to American at less than minimum wage pay.

‘It would open people’s eyes’: ... (The Raw Story » ...)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 08:19 PM — Leading into a discussion on lawmakers refusing to do anything to curb the proliferation of assault weapons, CNN host Anderson Cooper suggested that the harsh reality ...

Watch Van Jones annihilate Jack... (The Raw Story » ...)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 07:36 PM — Former Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) went on CNN’s “AC 360” Tuesday to double-down on the allegation he made earlier in the day that survivors of the Mar...

‘They can bring it on, it’s a j... (The Raw Story » ...)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 06:59 PM — The ex-FBI agent father of one of the survivors of the high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, lashed out at conspiracy theorists who claim his son was not witness ...

Pulitzer-winner suggests White ... (The Raw Story » ...)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 06:24 PM — Pulitzer Price-winning journalist Carol Leonnig suggested that the White House may be attempting to force out senior advisor Jared Kushner before Friday’s deadli...

Watch MSNBC’s Matthews make a p... (The Raw Story » ...)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 05:47 PM — MSNBC “Hardball” anchor Chris Matthews needed multiple angles of questioning while trying to pin down a gun-owning Democratic Party congressman about the a...

Democrats Just Won a Republican... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 05:42 PM — Voters in Bullitt County, a Kentucky district south of Louisville that went heavily for Trump in 2016, just elected a Democrat to fill a House ...

What This Lawyer’s Guilty Plea ... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 05:32 PM — Alex Van Der Zwaan pleaded guilty in Federal District Court in Washington Tuesday afternoon, acknowledging that he lied to prosecutors and FBI agents during ...

WATCH: MSNBC’s Velshi shows the... (The Raw Story » ...)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 04:14 PM — MSNBC host Ali Velshi called out Fox News personality Sean Hannity on Tuesday for pushing a conspiracy theory created by a Russian troll farm, the weekend before the 2...

‘You know who is tough on Russi... (The Raw Story » ...)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 03:55 PM — Former President Barack Obama’s ambassador to the Russian Federation responded on MSNBC to President Donald Trump’s claim he is “much tougher on Russ...

‘Hello — your family is being i... (The Raw Story » ...)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 03:38 PM — During a CNN panel discussion on presidential son, Donald Trump Jr., jetting off to India for a high-profile trip to sell Trump-branded condos, a former speechwriter f...

Rantings of an increasingly iso... (The Raw Story » ...)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 02:39 PM — MSNBC host slammed the “fake news” coming from President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed on “Deadline: White House” Tuesday. “It’...

WATCH: Fox News’ Shep Smith cal... (The Raw Story » ...)
Filed Tuesday, February 20 at 01:47 PM — Just moments after White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders concluded an attenuated press briefing, Fox News’ Shep Smith immediately called her out for...

Traditional Mass Media

Billy Graham, famed Christian e... (The Guardian (NW and US))
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:56 AM — Father of showman evangelicalism had the ear of 12 presidents Donald Trump and Mike Pence pay tribute to ‘a very special man’ Billy Graham, the 20th-century Christian ...

Kristi Noem to NRA: If Dallas B... (All News RSS Feed)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:54 AM — Rep. Kristi Noem of South Dakota would be thrilled if the National Rifle Association moved its convention from Dallas to somewhere in her home state. The gun lobbying ...

Billy Graham's early ministry t... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:48 AM — When Billy Graham graduated from Wheaton College and stepped into his first pulpit in suburban Western Springs, he preached with the volume and timbre of an evangelist...

Florida school massacre survivo... (Reuters: Politics)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:47 AM — TALLAHASSEE, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Dozens of teenaged survivors of the second deadliest public school shooting in U.S. history marched on Florida's capital on We...

Olympic bronze doesn't begin to... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:40 AM — Her body still functions, and because her mind has never changed, she can still will all that scar tissue down a ski hill at harrowing speeds. But this here is the end...

Billy Graham's quotes about lif... (ABC News: Politics)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:39 AM — Famed evangelist Billy Graham died this morning but his words like these will live on.

North Koreans scrapped secret m... (ABC News: Politics)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:36 AM — Secret meeting between Pence and North Koreans scrapped at last minute: US official

WGN anchor told a Muslim blogge... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:35 AM — She’s a hashtag; she’s a meme . Chicago fashion blogger Hoda Katebi’s response to a WGN-TV news anchor who told her that she doesn’t “sound like an American” when she ...

Supreme Court sides with Chicag... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:33 AM — The Supreme Court is preventing survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack from seizing Persian artifacts at Chicago museums to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment aga...

Lawyer pleads guilty to lying t... (ABC News: Politics)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:26 AM — It's the latest set of charges in the probe of Russian election meddling.

Sam Acho executes a perfect gam... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:20 AM — You might not have noticed what conservative author Dinesh D’Souza had to say about athletes on Tuesday if, like many others, you were too reviled by his tweets mockin...

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzin... (All News RSS Feed)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:14 AM — We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. Some of the best are ones we come across while reporting the big stories. There is lif...

'Black Panther' is king, but vi... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:12 AM — Erik Killmonger's reign on the Wakandan throne was short-lived, but he is now the undisputed king of MCU antagonists. There's Killmonger, and then there's everybody el...

A blue wave? How Trump is helpi... (The Plum Line)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:10 AM —

7 things we learned about the M... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 07:10 AM — You learn something new every day. Here are some things I learned from Chief Baseball Officer Joe Torre Tuesday during the MLB media day at the Glendale Civic Center. ...

Trump Wants Russia Investigatio... (All News RSS Feed)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 06:59 AM — President Donald Trump is suggesting Special Counsel Robert Mueller expand his investigation of Russia’s election meddling to include top Obama administration official...

PHOTOS: Billy Graham through t... (ABC News: Politics)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 06:57 AM — Evangelist had unique place in 12 administrations.

'Criminal activity' by key info... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 06:55 AM — Responding to questions about why he abruptly dropped charges against a former police officer accused in a drug-dealing scheme, the DuPage County state’s attorney reve...

SIU chancellor, facing probes f... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 06:55 AM — When Chancellor Carlo Montemagno took the helm at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in July, he set to work on a plan to dismantle and rebuild academics at the s...

U.S. team of Elana Meyers Taylo... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 06:55 AM — Women's bobsledding has a new star, and a surprise Olympic champion. Germany's Mariama Jamanka — a winner of exactly zero major international races in her life until n...

Secret Service clears suspiciou... (ABC News: Politics)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 06:50 AM — The Secret Service says they have cleared a suspicious vehicle near the White House

My son was so sick with the flu... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 06:48 AM — I knew my son was sick when he didn't want the iPad. Normally, my energetic toddler would have been begging to get his sticky fingers on the screen, but when I set it ...

Two Chicago boys skip school, c... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 06:45 AM — Two Chicago grade school students who wanted to play hooky from school Tuesday reported they had been kidnapped and dropped off at a Skokie office building, according ...

Renowned evangelist the Rev. Bi... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 06:29 AM — The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died at age 99. Spokesman Mark DeMoss tell The Associated...

LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 2... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Wednesday, February 21 at 06:20 AM — Today's Birthday (02/21/18). Explore fresh terrain this year. Study, learn and grow. Disciplined teamwork allows your project to go the distance. Fall into a fine roma...