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The Utter Failure of the Log Cabin Republicans

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage So this happened last week: Republicans moved on Tuesday toward adopting a staunchly conservative platform that takes a strict, traditionalist view of the family... [it] amounts to a rightward lurch even from the party’s hard-line platform in 2012—especially as it addresses gay men, lesbians and transgender people.... Show More Summary

As Rich Republicans Gather in Cleveland, a March to End Poverty Decries American Greed

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone A "March to End Poverty" headed into downtown Cleveland today. There were almost as many police accompanying it as there were protesters. Sydney Brownstone After hanging out with some Iraq War veterans who have come...Show More Summary

JarrBar Is Small, but Its Ambitions Are Big

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

JarrBar Is Small, but Its Ambitions Are BigRelated Location: JarrBar by Angela Garbes A s the sun slips behind the Olympic Mountains each day, it casts a magical light that gives everything an otherworldly glow. The hours between day...Show More Summary

Oil Giant Tesoro to Pay $10.4 Million Fine Over Toxic Pollution

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz The settlement requires Tesoro to audit benzene pollution at the company's Anacortes refinery. Crush Creations LLC/Shutterstock AP: The Justice Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday announced...Show More Summary

Protesters Are on the March Against the RNC in Cleveland

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover The beginning of a march today to the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, where the Republican National Convention is being held. Heidi Groover I've been following the marchers on this first day of the Republican National Convention. Show More Summary

Alan Vega, Agitational Vocalist for Synth-Punk Innovators Suicide, 1938-2016

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Alan Vega: a fearless force of urban intensity. Best known for his iconic vocals in the innovative NYC synth-punk duo Suicide, Alan Vega died in his sleep on July 16 at age 78. In Suicide, Vega imbued synthesizer wizard...Show More Summary

The Stranger Joins Forces With the Village Voice For All The RNC Coverage You Need...

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jessica Fu The Stranger and the Village Voice will be sharing RNC coverage. C.S. Muncy ...right here. Bookmark it. Throughout the week, we will be cross-posting content with the Village Voice and journalist Nick Pinto. From the Village...Show More Summary

Make America Great Again It Stop

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Every time I've opened Twitter over the last two weeks, something terrible had just happened or was still happening. Orlando, Philando Castile, Baghdad, Dallas, Turkey, Nice, another acquittal in the Freddie Gray case,Show More Summary

Watch Mike Pence Try to Get a Word in Edgewise Sitting Next to Donald Trump on 60 Minutes

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle Did you watch this last night? Watch this: View More: 60 Minutes News | Live News | More News Videos.cbs-link {color:#4B5054;text-decoration:none; font: normal 12px Arial;}.cbs-link:hover {color:#A7COFF;text-decoration:none;...Show More Summary

The 29 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Civil Rights Photography, The Noir City Film Festival, Malala Yousafzai's Book Tour, And More Critics' Picks For July 18-24 by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics have already chosen their 25 favorite concerts this week, but now it's our arts critics' turn. Show More Summary

Meet the Iraq War Veterans Trying to Keep the Peace at the RNC

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone There are 19 people here at Iraq Veterans Against the War camp. They're from California, Miami, and North Carolina. More are trickling in. Sydney Brownstone It's the first day of the Republican National Convention,...Show More Summary

Donald Trump's Ghostwriter: The Man's a "Sociopath"

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Matt Baume Are we 100% sure Donald Trump is a human being and not a child's party balloon come to life? Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com The day after Donald Trump threw himself a lavish party to celebrate the publication of The Art...Show More Summary

Turkey Bombs Pennsylvania with Drone Strike

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Imagine another country drone bombing your neighborhood, for a second. dvande / Shutterstock.com No, this didn't actually happen. But if Turkey was an empire, like the United States, operating under a "global war on terror"...Show More Summary

Vote Santiago Ramos for Congressional District 8

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Election Control Board Santiago Ramos UPDATE: Wow, we totally fucked this one up. Vision blurred by our years-long dislike of idiot congressman Dave Reichert (or maybe it was by that “very special” hit someone gave us toShow More Summary

Latina College Students to Trump: "You Want to Be Our President? Come Hear Us Out"

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Amaerani and Ariana traveled from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to Cleveland to protest Trump. "You want to be our president? You want to hear the people? Come hear us out. Come hear what we're all about." That...Show More Summary

The Morning News: A Diverse UW Freshman Class, Words from the Queen Protester, and Baton Rouge's Slain Police Officers

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf This is Officer Montrell Jackson & his baby boy. He was killed in #BatonRouge today. pic.twitter.com/xNdhF0JE2Y — britni danielle (@BritniDWrites) July 17, 2016 This Goddamn Week is turning into This Goddamn Month. Baton...Show More Summary

Hello, Cleveland! We're on the Ground at the RNC.

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone and Heidi Groover We'll be slogging all week from Cleveland. HG We arrived in Cleveland last night and tried to get the lay of the land. What we found: Lots of journalists, lots of cops, and not much else. Before we landed, a largely peaceful march wound through downtown. Show More Summary

"No Connection" Between Broadway Shooting and Neighbors Nightclub

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Neighbors was not the target of a shooting last night. Kelly O CHS reports: There were no reported injuries early Saturday morning when a gunman opened fire in a Broadway parking lot across from the nightlife crowds ofShow More Summary

Your Weekly Roundup: Trump Sees A Veep in Mike Pence, Sonic Boom Records Gets a New Owner in Mike Pitts

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jessica Fu Your roundup of this week’s most widely-read, shared, and discussed stories. Oh great, it's Mike "I Will Legislate Your Uterus" Pence. • Donald Trump, likely Republican nominee, announced his running-mate pick yesterday: Indiana Governor Mike Pence. Show More Summary

It's Impossible to Ignore the Parallels Between 2016 and 1964 In ACT Theatre's Daisy

by Rich Smith Michael Gotch as Tony Schwartz, the sound savant and media wizard behind the first-ever negative political campaign ad. Set designer Shawn Ketchum Johnson provided the wall of TVs behind him, which were gorgeous, terrifying, and smartly used. Show More Summary

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