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How a Photo of Trash in Greenpoint Became a Photo of Seattle’s ‘Autonomous Zone’

Hastings’s tweet is one of many social media posts that have repackaged the likely aftermath of a trash fire on the corner of West and Huron Streets in Greenpoint as a scene from Seattle’s protests. The image has spread throughout Twitter, Facebook and meme websites since early July, shortly after police re-entered Capitol Hill, a neighborhood in Seattle.