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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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Time for a Left Alliance to Kick Out the Corporate Politicians In the wake of the Democratic Party’s shameful betrayal over Seattle’s Amazon Tax – a tax on big business to fund affordable housing –...

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Over the past several weeks, members of Socialist Alternative, Spokane Democratic Socialists of America, and a number of community organizations have organized fierce resistance in Eastern Washington to fascist-friendly senate candidate Joey Gibson. Gibson, whose...

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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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This solidarity statement was originally published by Social Equity Educators, a rank and file caucus of Seattle Education Association. The statement was authored by Matt Maley, a Seattle teacher, union activist, and member of Socialist Alternative. January 15, 2018...

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Loud and angry Washington State  Educators Lead a 1,000 people strong Protest to #TossDeVos in Bellevue “DeVos is running an agenda of cutting money to public schools and transferring that money over to charter schools,”...

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Seattle’s labor movement got a shot in the arm in early August, as 300 members of Teamsters Local 174’s Sand & Gravel division were pushed to struggle for a better contract. This section of the...

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Thursday April 13, 50 people rallied outside of the Northwest Detention Center in support of hundreds prisoners inside on hunger strike. Since then they have continued to hold daily rallies outside, receiving calls from those...

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Danni Askini is a leading trans activist in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. She is the Executive Director of the Gender Justice League and is one of the main organizers of Trans* Pride Seattle. Here,...

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Should rent control be part of a bold and comprehensive set of solutions to the dire affordable housing shortage in Seattle?...

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