Video Interview with Hex, IWW/GDC member and UW-Seattle Shooting Survivor

Talking Stick TV, has released a video version of a previously-shared interview with Hex,¬†who was shot in an act of political violence on the University of Washington, Seattle campus, on January 20. The General Defense Committee (GDC) of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) has been attempting to support this Fellow Worker and Defender … Continue reading Video Interview with Hex, IWW/GDC member and UW-Seattle Shooting Survivor

UW-Seattle Shooting Victim is Anti-Racist Organizer; Victim was de-escalating conflict at protest when shot

UW-Seattle Shooting Victim is Anti-Racist Organizer ; Victim was de-escalating conflict at protest when shot. The victim of the shooting at University of Washington's Seattle Campus (UW-Seattle) on Friday, January 20, 2017, is a member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and the IWW's General Defense Committee (GDC), an anti-racist and anti-fascist organization. He was present at the protests against Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos on Friday night to oppose Milo's hateful speech, which encourages violence towards minority groups, and has resulted in actual violence in the past. The victim spent the period prior to being shot de-escalating conflicts between protesters and counter-protesters.