On 27 May 2017, Politico [http://www.politico.com] ran an article focusing on Jared Kushner’s alleged attempts to establish back-channel communications with Russia [http://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/27/jared-kushner-russia-backchannel-protocol-238888] . The opening sentence of the article states that the attempts “would have been viewed as not
On Monday 22 May 2017, historian Ilan Pappé [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilan_Pappé] spoke at Town Hall Seattle in a forum titled “Prospects for Peace in Israel-Palestine [https://townhallseattle.org/event/ilan-pappe/].” Mr. Pappé, an outspoken critic of Israeli policies towards Palestine and the Palestinians, spoke about the
On Saturday 22 April 2017, people gathered in Capitol Hill’s Cal Anderson Park to participate in Seattle’s March for Science. According to the Seattle Times, the crowd numbered in the thousands [http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/science/seattle-march-for-science-draws-thousands-on-earth-day-including-a-nobel-prize-winner/] . As could be expected, the signs were clever and represented
On 2 March 2017, authors Joel Berg and Matt Taibbi, both experts on American politics, took the stage at Town Hall Seattle [https://townhallseattle.org] to discuss their most recent books. They then sat down for a joint Q&A session. The event, Finding Common Ground in America [https://townhallseattle.