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As we launched my socialist re-election campaign for Seattle City Council last week, we did so in a very different political context than when I was first elected as a Socialist Alternative candidate in 2013....

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On May 18, a standing-room-only crowd gathered at Seattle’s historic Washington Hall to demand that the City Council tax the rich to address skyrocketing inequality and out-of-control housings costs. The town hall, co-hosted by Councilmember...

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The Seattle Socialism Conference brought together 600 people at UW’s Kane Hall on Sunday, April 2. Ty Moore, a member of Socialist Alternative, in his opening remarks said, “We are discussing today a strategy to...

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On February 6, less than a month into Trump’s administration, Seattle Socialist Alternative held its annual convention with over 175 people in attendance. Members from NYC, Massachusetts, Portland, Tacoma, Bellingham, and California joined us to...

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The stillness of the University of Washington campus was broken on Saturday, February 13 by excited Socialist activists gathering from all across the Pacific Northwest. Discussion about the need for a revolution against the Billionaire...

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With a new district voting system and 47 candidates running for nine seats, the next Seattle City Council will be full of new faces. But the question is: will we have a council in 2016...

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Organizing the Defense against Skyrocketing Rents Written By Bryan Watson Last year, Seattle had the fastest-rising rent among all major U.S. cities, and moved into the top 10 most expensive cities for renters. Communities across...

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“We shut down two downtown malls, a train station, and several intersections. The police tried to keep us from exercising our democratic right to protest in downtown Seattle, setting up barricades and even throwing two...

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