Saving the Last Wild Buffalo by Matt Remle

The four legged came before the two legged. They are our older brother, we came from them. Before them, we were the root people. We came from them. We are the same thing. That is why we are spiritually related to them. We cannot say that we own the buffalo because he owns us.” ~Birgil Kills Straight Oglala Lakota Continue reading

Taking Money from Banks Profiting off of Destroying the Earth: Financing Our Own Desecration by Matt Remle

In August 2016, I reached out to Seattle city council member Kshama Sawant to see if we could launch an ambitious effort to end Seattle’s financial relationship with Wells Fargo. Continue reading

Native Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter By Matt Remle

Like the Idle No More movement in Canada, the #BlackLivesMatter movement was founded by women. In response to the murder of 17-year old Trayvon Martin in Florida in 2012 by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi issued a call to action for the Black community to address the anti-Black racism that manifested throughout the trail, Continue reading

Climate Victory! A Major US County Voted for a Moratorium on New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

January 29, 2019 – Seattle, WA – on January 28th the King County Council voted 6-3 to approve a moratorium on all new fossil fuel infrastructure. With over 2.1 million residents, King County is the 13th largest county in the United States in terms of population. Continue reading

¡Ya Basta! The 25th Anniversary of Zapatista Uprising by Matt Remle

We have nothing to lose, absolutely nothing, no decent roof over our heads, no land, no work, poor health, no food, no education, no right to freely and democratically choose our leaders, no independence from foreign interests, and no justice for ourselves or our children. But we say enough is enough! Continue reading