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Nearly two hundred people came to Seattle City Hall on the evening of Monday, April 23, for a public hearing on a tax on Seattle’s biggest businesses to build hundreds of affordable housing units every...

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Two Seattle police officers who shot a black man in 2016 have filed a defamation lawsuit aimed at silencing socialist City Councilmember Kshama Sawant and any public figure speaking against police killings. The two officers...

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Originally posted on The Stranger. My workday starts on an unfinished floor with no windows, 40 stories up. I scan Seattle’s skyline, watching the endless headlights stream along I-5 and Highway 99. As the sun...

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Hundreds of workers, students, and housing activists gathered at the Amazon “spheres” in Seattle’s glitzy Belltown neighborhood to deliver a strong message to Jeff Bezos and the city’s corporate establishment: our housing and homelessness crisis...

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When Nicole Macri (D), Washington State House representing Seattle, announced her bill to repeal the state ban on rent control back in December, she was met with thunderous applause from housing activists who were protesting...

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 Over two hundred seats are filled with excited and angry community members on a Tuesday night. Along the back wall are tables set up by the Transit Riders Union, Socialist Alternative, and the Democratic Socialists...

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Seattle’s socialist City Councilmember Kshama Sawant is facing two defamation lawsuits, the aim of which is to silence an outstanding representative of working people and the oppressed. The first is from two police officers who...

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Over 300 activists attended a recent committee hearing organized by socialist Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant in response to the city’s proposed cuts to women’s shelters and services. The audience was a mixture of activists...

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A window has been opened onto the inner life of Amazon and its billionaire CEO Jeff Bezos. What has been revealed is not pretty. In 2017, with profits on U.S. operations of $5.6 billion, Amazon...

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On February 10, the College Republicans at University of Washington held a rally with Patriot Prayer, a right-wing group based in Vancouver, WA. A coalition of left-wing student organizations was created in response, including Socialist...

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