Michael Reagan

Michael Reagan is an organizer with the Seattle Solidarity Network and
student at the University of Washington where he studies the history of
American capitalism.

Articles:

September 1, 2014
Hands up. Don't shoot.

Washington's Wars and Occupations:
Month in Review #112/August 31, 2014

Faced with Two Societies, Separate and Unequal, mass rebellion sweeps Ferguson and resonates nationwide. Michael Reagan reports.   

In the summer of 1967 riots exploded in the nation’s cities. In two of the biggest, Detroit and Newark, dozens of people were killed, the national guard and U.S. Army soldiers, fresh from Vietnam, were deployed to enforce curfew. 

April 1, 2013

Michael Reagan connects the war in Iraq, elite impunity, the police murder of Kimani Gray, the Steubenville rape case, and the "sequester" assault on the poor, to the "madness from the top" that structures U.S. society.   

February 13, 2013

On Sunday, January 27th James Anderson walked into a popular neighborhood bar in Seattle’s Central District, and shot his ex-girlfriend, the mother of their son, several times in the chest and abdomen. Anderson had been ejected from the bar, the Twilight Exit, 20 minutes earlier for fighting with the young woman, only to return with a handgun to shoot the doorman, and attack his ex-girlfriend.  Anderson was killed by police, the two victims will likely survive.

February 13, 2013

On Sunday, January 27th James Anderson walked into a popular neighborhood bar in Seattle’s Central District, and shot his ex-girlfriend, the mother of their son, several times in the chest and abdomen. Anderson had been ejected from the bar, the Twilight Exit, 20 minutes earlier for fighting with the young woman, only to return with a handgun to shoot the doorman, and attack his ex-girlfriend.  Anderson was killed by police, the two victims will likely survive.

October 17, 2012

It’s hard to overstate the significance of the events of the last two months for the labor movement. From walkouts, lockouts, strikes, petitions, mobilizations, slowdowns and many other kinds of resistance, workers are taking the initiative – and winning.

With the Chicago teachers strike, the NFL referee lockout, and now the Walmart wildcat actions, labor and workers have a string of victories behind their back that could mark the beginning of a new direction for working people in the United States.

July 1, 2012
Photo courtesy of stuant63 on flickr.com

Washington's Wars and Occupations:
Month in Review #86/June 30, 2012

Michael Reagan begins with the catastrophe engulfing Syria amid a month of kill lists, judicial coups and heightened climate crisis.

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November 30, 2011

Month in Review • November 2011

Occupy has changed the country.  People are fighting back.  And the developments are happening faster than anyone could have guessed even a few months ago. The Occupy movement has gone from a few dozen in Zuccotti park in New York to thousands of participants in hundreds of cities.  Across the country occupations have become pitched battles between the people’s movement and municipal police forces. 

June 30, 2011

Washington's Wars and Occupations:
Month in Review #74

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June 30, 2011

By Michael Reagan

March 1, 2011

Month in Review, February 2011 (Español)

By Michael Reagan

Will the popular democratic uprisings in the Middle East result in freedom?

December 10, 2010

This entry was originally prepared for the Now Urbanism seminar at the University of Washington. nowurbanism.org

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