Paul Chiyokten Wagner on the Fairy Creek Blockade

Paul Chiyokten Wagner on the Fairy Creek Blockade

Background Since the summer of 2020, forest defenders have created an encampment and blockade in the south of Vancouver Island, to prevent the logging of old-growth forests in the Fairy Creek watershed, in the territory of the Pacheedaht First Nation. At over 1200...
The Overstory and the Understory

The Overstory and the Understory

Did you know that Oregon’s biggest source of emissions—and Washington’s third biggest— is … logging?  Don’t be embarrassed if that surprises you. We didn’t know, either. Like the fossil fuel industry—and for the same reasons—the timber industry has done an excellent...
Introducing Nicole Grant

Introducing Nicole Grant

Nicole joined 350 Seattle in November 2021 after gaining tremendous strategic grounding and practical knowledge in her 20 years in the labor movement. In her time as Executive Secretary at the Martin Luther King County Labor Council, she led a transition that helped...
Campaign Hot Take: Stop the Highway Building Beast

Campaign Hot Take: Stop the Highway Building Beast

For over a year, the Washington State legislature has been struggling to pass a new multi-year transportation revenue and spending package. Big differences between the House and Senate versions led to impasse last session, and a group of 8 Democratic legislators...
Growing Up at the End of the World

Growing Up at the End of the World

Created by Mia Werger This is my story of growing up under the constant threat of climate destruction. Living with this threat is something I thought was “normal” as a child, and only recently have I realized how bizarre it is to face the possibility of outliving...