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Initiative 1631 imposes cost of climate change directly on the corporations responsible for carbon-based pollution. Initiative 1631 in Washington State represents a forceful attempt to hold the producers of fossil fuel pollution accountable. On the...

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It is increasingly clear that educators’ unions have a new fighting spirit since the uprising of teachers in West Virginia last spring. The school year began with a wave of strike authorizations from LA to...

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Ten thousand people came out in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s life on the day when, had he not been assassinated, he would have turned 89. Before the event began officially, hundreds of...

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On a cold January day,  98 years before the January 2017 Women’s March surged across the U.S. opposing Donald Trump’s divide-and-conquer agenda, 35,000 Seattle dockworkers walked out in an action that led to the first...

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On May 17, Socialist Alternative held a press conference in Seattle to announce our endorsement of Nikkita Oliver’s campaign for Mayor and Jon Grant’s campaign for city council, both running as left independents. Most major...

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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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IN 2016, Socialist Alternative is encouraging a vote for Jill Stein, Green Party candidate, for President.  Stein is the only candidate continuing the political revolution started by the Bernie Sanders campaign. Stein does not accept any...

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Hundreds Protest Outside Trump Rally in Western Washington Originally published at SocialistStudents.net. An on the ground report from our students in Seattle, written by Ava Bravata Keating, member of Seattle Socialist Students and Seattle Socialist...

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The Black Lives Matter movement is shaking the country, but the majority of the Seattle City Council wants to build the most expensive police precinct in the U.S. The Seattle political establishment is trying to...

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Our second week of Beyond Bernie public meetings attracted hundreds more attendees all over the nation. Hosted by Socialist Alternative and Movement4Bernie here is a second round of reports from meetings held July 14-17. Read about previous...

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