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Like most cities across the country, Minneapolis is facing a burgeoning housing crisis. In Minneapolis this year, the homeless population rose by 4.5% – the first time it has increased since the national foreclosure crisis...

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The for-profit housing market is failing working people. Ten years after millions of homes were lost to Wall Street in the 2007-2009 foreclosure crisis, there has been a sharp decline in homeownership while the number...

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On November 7, the Ginger Jentzen campaign won a historic vote in the race for Minneapolis City Council, Ward 3. The initial six-point lead on election night was fitting for our powerful campaign which had...

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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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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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For Massive Public Investment in Housing, Rent Control, and Independent Politics “We! Are! Ready to fight! Housing is a human right!” chanted a crowd of 90 socialists, renters, and homeless activists. On June 17, Affordable...

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A growing majority of Seattle residents, facing a relentless rise in housing costs, are demanding real solutions from city leaders. However, with the real estate lobby dominating politics in City Hall, support is growing for...

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The opportunities to build the socialist movement across the US are only getting bigger. ...

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It is critical to begin now to build a new political force, independent of all corporate influence, that really represents the interests of the 99%....

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In just two years, Socialist Alternative City Councilmember Kshama Sawant has had a major impact on the political landscape in Seattle. Sawant’s two years in office gives a hint of what would be possible with...

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