Tag Archives: King County Metro

“Why Free Transit?” (work in progress)

In the past month or so, BOC members have been involved in the organizing around the transit cuts in King County, WA. Some of this includes working with other members of the  Seattle Free Riders Union to distribute flyers on bus … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Bus Drivers from Seattle Free Riders

The Seattle Free Riders Union has been passing out this letter as a leaflet to Seattle bus drivers.  We developed the content after talking with friends who are drivers.   Note: the Seattle Free Riders Union is independent of Black Orchid … Continue reading

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Seattle Free Riders Union Pamphlet

Note: The Seattle Free Riders Union is independent of Black Orchid Collective.  Several of us are members of the SFR. Thanks to fellow members in SFR (Seattle Free Riders) who designed this pamphlet! It gives important basic information about the … Continue reading

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Week 2: Flyering downtown around Metro cuts

Thanks to all who came out for our collective flyering session last weekend! We were joined by some bus drivers, riders and friends. We got into many good conversations that are helping us in our organizing. We will be doing … Continue reading

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Seattle Free Riders Union: “We Won’t Pay”

Note: The Seattle Free Riders Union is independent of Black Orchid Collective.  Several of us are members of the FRU. Black Orchid members are involved in starting a new formation, the Seattle Free Riders Union (website still under construction). It … Continue reading

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Anti-Austerity resistance in Greece: “I Won’t Pay” movement

The global ruling classes are shoving austerity down the throats of all of us. In Seattle, WA, this has taken the form of budget cuts in education, healthcare, social services and most recently, transportation. King County (where Seattle is located … Continue reading

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