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Almost 180 Boeing flightline workers scored a big victory in June, voting to organize into a union with the International Association of Machinists (IAM) at the company’s plant in North Charleston, South Carolina. While only...

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This article from the New York Times discussing third parties hits the nail on the head. “Again and again, third parties have pushed new ideas into the mainstream, like women’s suffrage, unemployment compensation and the direct...

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In a time when public education and teachers’ unions are under attack nationwide from “right to work (for less)” legislation and attacks brought to the U.S. Supreme Court, educators and paraprofessionals in the Seattle Public...

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A Boeing machinist has written a letter expressing his opinions on Obama's recent approval of TPP fast-track legislation and calling for support for the campaign of Kshama Sawant...

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Socialist Alternative’s Jess Spear is standing in Seattle’ 43rd District for State House. Her opponent, House Speaker Frank Chopp, has presided over huge cuts in public services, including criminally underfunding education, while finding $9 billion...

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Garfield High School students set the example to fight back against the criminal underfunding of education On Thursday October 23, Garfield High School students in Seattle responded to the news that the school would be...

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Video of hard-hitting debate between Socialist Alternative candidate Jess Spear and Democratic Washington State House Speaker Frank Chopp.  Jess Spear refuses to accept corporate cash whereas Frank Chopp has received over $800,000 from corporations, including...

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$8.7 billion tax break fails to stop Boeing from moving jobs out of state “These jobs have to stay here,” says Jess Spear, “the workers are here. They built the company and they are the...

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The Stranger, Seattle's main alternative newspaper, endorsed Democratic State House Speaker Frank Chopp instead of Socialist Alternative challenger Jess Spear. This represents a 180 degree turn from its previous scathing opposition to Frank Chopp and...

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Interview with Jess Spear An interview by Sarah White, Socialist Alternative Seattle Coming off a historic win for the $15 minimum wage in Seattle, Jess Spear, 15 Now Organizing Director, sat down to talk about...

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