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There are reports of violence against minorities across the United States after Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election. RT America’s Ed Schultz speaks with Seattle city councilmember Kshama Sawant, who received threatening and racist messages after calling for peaceful demonstrations and a boycott on Inauguration Day. Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTAmerica Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_America
Highlights from a Special Meeting of Seattle City Council's Human Services & Public Health Committee focused on Tent Encampment Legislation. AN ORDINANCE relating to City responses to people who are homeless living on public property; setting standards and procedures for remedying unsafe conditions and protecting the rights and property of homeless individuals. Sponsors: Mike O'Brien Read the legislation and view memos and documents: http://seattle.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=2828033&GUID=C106B277-5187-44F2-BD63-76B9E067403D Read the 17 principles identified by the Encampment Task Force http://council.seattle.gov/2016/10/16/the-task-force-on-unsanctioned-encampments-17-principles/ Watch the meeting in its entirety: http://www.seattlechannel.org/mayor-and-council/city-counci...
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Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant makes her closing remarks on the passing of the minimum wage bill by the Seattle City Council during the Full Council meeting on June 2, 2014. For more Seattle City Council meetings visit www.SeattleChannel.org
Incumbent M. Lorena González is being challenged for her citywide seat on the Seattle City Council (Position 9) by small business owner and South Seattle community advocate Pat Murakami. What are their priorities and where do they differ?
Five councilwomen in Seattle have been receiving a lot of hate for the insidious crime of doing their jobs. Watch Full Frontal with Samantha Bee all-new Mondays at 10:30/ 9:30c on TBS! Visit SamanthaBee.com for more videos and web exclusives.
http://www.democracynow.org - Seattle made history this week by passing the $15-an-hour minimum wage — the highest rate in the country for a major city, and more than twice the federal minimum. The raise will be phased in over time. Seattle businesses will have three to seven years to implement it, depending on their size. The plan also includes several loopholes for businesses, which were fought until the last minute by Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant, the first socialist to be elected to the council in a century. Sawant ran for City Council last year on a platform of raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour. She join us from Seattle. Democracy Now!, is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on 1,200+ TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream ...
Swearing-in ceremony for Seattle Councilmember Mosqueda
Seattle is the fastest growing city in the nation, presenting both opportunities and challenges. How will Seattle’s next mayor and the city councilmember from district 8 lead Seattle through this time of growth and change? How will they solve our transportation and housing challenges as we experience this rapid growth? How do they see transportation, land use, and housing as being connected? How will our new leaders ensure all Seattleites have the ability to walk, bike, and take transit to where they need to go? What strategies will they implement to make living in Seattle’s beloved neighborhoods affordable to all? What does equity mean in the context of transportation and land-use decision making? These are the types of themes that will be explored at our Growing Seattle Forum for the 201...