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Seattle's normally bustling port was was absolutely still yesterday. The dockworkers of every commercial port on the US west coast held a May Day labor strike to protest US war efforts in Iraq. Thousands joined the union members in a peaceful anti war protest through Seattle streets in the afternoon, ending on Pier 66 in the heart of Seattle's downtown waterfront. I took the bottom shot of the Hanjin freighter coming into Elliott Bay on April 17th. The top photo is yesterday evening with the ship partially reloaded and nothing was stirring. To the top left you can see the Starbucks headquarters clock tower mermaid peering out just beyond the red loading cranes.