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Kshama Sawant news and analysis from The Nation
July 26, 2017
Imagine a Campaign-Finance System That’s the Opposite of Today’s Dark-Money Monster
Seattle just created it.
April 18, 2016
Hillary Was Nowhere to Be Seen in the Fight for 15—I Should Know
Hillary’s “support” is welcome, and a sign that our movement has come far, but let’s be clear: She hasn’t always supported a $15 minimum wage.
March 16, 2016
Meet the Democratic Socialist Who’s Running for New York State Senate
Bernie Sanders isn’t alone: Debbie Medina is in the race for State Senate in New York’s 18th District.
November 4, 2015
Warning From Kentucky: Managerial Democrats Can Lose to Extreme Republicans
A Republican referred to as “Kentucky’s Trump” just beat a mainstream Democrat in a race the Democrats should have won.
June 17, 2015
Can Kshama Sawant Build an Actual Socialist City in America?
First, she'll have to win
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March 23, 2015
Want to Rebuild the Left? Take Socialism Seriously
After three decades of neoliberal economic policies and the staggering inequality they have produced, we are witnessing a rebirth of socialist ideals.
January 8, 2014
I Wear the Badge of Socialist With Honor
The full text of the new Seattle city council member’s inauguration speech.
November 26, 2013
A Socialist Wins in Seattle
Kshama Sawant’s City Council victory reflects broad trends: polls show voters are increasingly immune to redbaiting.
November 3, 2013
Seattle’s ‘Another World Is Both Possible and Necessary’ Campaign
A socialist candidate wins significant support for a “Fund Human Needs, Fight Corporate Greed” message.