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After two months of intensive fightback from working people and renters, the Seattle City Council voted 8-1 on November 19 to adopt a business-as-usual budget that completely fails to offer a solution to the affordable...

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Speech given by Seattle City Councilmember and member of Socialist Alternative Kshama Sawant on November 13th, 2018 just before the Council voted 8-1 to approve the Seattle Police Officers Guild Contract I will be voting...

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Transcript of speech given by Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant on November 13 just before the Council voted 8-1 to approve the new Seattle Police Officers Guild Contract I will be voting ‘NO’ today on...

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Dear Sisters, I am writing to congratulate you, and other newly elected socialists, on your elections and to outline the lessons of our experience in Seattle since my first election to the city council in...

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Seattle is the fastest growing major city in the US, and has topped all other cities in active construction cranes for the third year running in 2018. The area is home to giants like Amazon...

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Earlier in the summer, the Seattle music and arts community was shocked when it was announced that a beloved music venue, The Showbox – which since 1939 has hosted acts from Duke Ellington to Pearl...

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A wave of socialists are being elected to office across the U.S. These electoral victories show the huge openings for building the socialist movement in the coming period. But they also pose new challenges for...

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“We Will Not be Complicit! We Shall Not Be Moved! We’ll Be Back!” Solidarity with Domestic Workers and Immigrants against Family Detention & Separation!   Friends and fellow activists, People across the country are standing...

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Nearly 200 people attended the launch of the Kshama Solidarity Campaign at Washington Hall in the heart of Seattle’s historically-black Central District on June 23. United in the fight against racism and police intimidation, the...

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Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, along with the growing housing justice movement, won an important victory this week. Carl Haglund, a landlord and developer in Seattle, decided to withdraw his defamation suit against her and...

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