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Nearly two hundred people came to Seattle City Hall on the evening of Monday, April 23, for a public hearing on a tax on Seattle’s biggest businesses to build hundreds of affordable housing units every...

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When Donald Trump was a candidate for president he made clear that undocumented immigrants would be a key target of his administration. He called immigrants from Mexico “rapists.” Since being elected he and his administration...

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In the past two months, millions of students have participated in walkouts and demonstrations against gun violence in the U.S., most notably the biggest student walkouts since the 1960s on March 14 and the massive...

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In the battle against French President Emmanuel Macron’s attacks on the working class, unions and students have launched a highly politicized struggle consisting of intense strikes and university occupations. On March 22, this movement reached...

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On Thursday, April 19, with crowds of teachers, newscasters, and a peak of over 13,000 watching online, the Arizona Educators Association announced that Arizona teachers overwhelmingly voted 78% in favor of a statewide walkout. “Walk-ins”...

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Militant strikes and mass demonstrations of tens of thousands of teachers, students and community supporters have spread like a wildfire across the states of West Virginia, Kentucky, Arizona, and Oklahoma since the end of February...

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The below article was written by Socialist Alternative’s sister organization in Canada. The battle over the Kinder Morgan Pipeline comes just months after a major spill on the Keystone XL pipeline in South Dakota which...

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Two Seattle police officers who shot a black man in 2016 have filed a defamation lawsuit aimed at silencing socialist City Councilmember Kshama Sawant and any public figure speaking against police killings. The two officers...

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Turmoil in the Trump administration has reached a new phase at the same time as teachers’ strikes spread across the country and the midterm elections loom large on the political situation. Trump has purged the...

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Originally posted on The Stranger. My workday starts on an unfinished floor with no windows, 40 stories up. I scan Seattle’s skyline, watching the endless headlights stream along I-5 and Highway 99. As the sun...

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