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Loud and angry Washington State  Educators Lead a 1,000 people strong Protest to #TossDeVos in Bellevue “DeVos is running an agenda of cutting money to public schools and transferring that money over to charter schools,”...

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We argue that the key to defeating Trump’s agenda is building independent politics on the local and national level. Ginger Jentzen stands a fighting chance to win a City Council seat in Minneapolis and Kshama...

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The attacks have begun. The Minneapolis StarTribune reported today that downtown developers and business donors plan to spend big through at least three corporate political action committees (PACs), including a Republican-aligned PAC, to influence the...

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In Minneapolis, and around the country, working people need political representatives who are not for sale to big business. Raising over $100,000 with a median donation of just $20, Ginger’s campaign, like Bernie Sanders’, shows...

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Minneapolis is facing a growing housing crisis. Every day, more working people and people of color are displaced by skyrocketing rents. Big developers are building condos all over Ward 3, where Ginger Jentzen is running...

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Socialist Alternative DC (SA) co-hosted the DC Divest Fest on September 24th, 2017. This was a gathering of DC residents to exchange ideas on how local government should divest public funds from Wells Fargo, a...

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UPDATE: After this article was posted, the campaign described below received this local news coverage: http://abc13.com/seniors-fight-to-stay-in-their-homes-despite-damage/2523932/ https://www.click2houston.com/news/judge-agrees-to-hear-case-after-senior-living-center-tried-to-force-residents-out-following-Harvey https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/2017/10/12/242175/hearing-on-evictions-of-senior-citizens-from-2100-memorial-drive-is-postponed/ http://www.khou.com/news/local/neighborhood/seniors-sue-to-stay-in-affordable-housing-following-harvey/482881694   Hurricane Harvey was a historic tragedy for the Gulf Coast, destroying thousands of homes and...

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In Minneapolis, Socialist Alternative member Ginger Jentzen’s City Council campaign is shaking the political establishment to its core. Running on a strong socialist platform, Ginger is fighting for bold policies like rent control and taxes...

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By Peter McGrain, Madison Socialist Alternative Residents of Madison, Wisconsin received a rude reminder that active fascists exist in their city when a monument dedicated to Wisconsin volunteers who fought against Franco in the Spanish...

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On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, Trump announced an end to the DACA program. Below is Kshama Sawant’s statement in solidarity with our immigrant sisters and brothers reposted from her city council blog: Donald Trump’s egregious...

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