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Originally published at TheStranger.com. Last week, Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant said Seattle Police should block U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers attempting to detain and deport people in Seattle. Mayor Ed Murray called...

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The specter of Ralph Nader has haunted the Democratic Party throughout the final months of the 2016 election. Worried that disaffected voters would be drawn to candidates like the Green Party’s Jill Stein, Clinton’s super...

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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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Challenging Corporate Politicians Requires Stamina – But It’s Worth It With 16% for Jess Spear of the votes counted so far, Socialist Alternative evaluates its campaign which had a major impact in advancing the discussion...

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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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$15 an Hour – Answering Big Business Propaganda The growing movement for a $15 an hour minimum wage has inspired millions of workers and activists around the country. The most crucial battle is centered in...

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Friends, Have you seen the new issue of The Stranger? Kshama Sawant is featured as the cover story! Inside, there are two articles. One explores many of the reasons 16-year incumbent Richard Conlin’s “agenda largely reflects the...

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This morning The Stranger announced its endorsements for the City Council Position 2, writing “In this race, the clear choice to represent Seattle is Kshama Sawant.”The Stranger was sharp in their criticism of her opponent...

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