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Kshama Sawant
Seattle City Councilmember ~ Socialist ~ Member of Socialist Alternative and AFT 1789 ~ kshama.sawant@seattle.gov
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Kshama Sawant 13h
Our community, socialist, labor delegation delivered a powerful letter, signed by over 270 people, to Alchemy demanding that the corporate developer - who summarily evicted from the Central Area - pay full relocation costs to this beloved neighborhood small business.
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Kshama Sawant 13h
My Office was proud to march Monday on Alchemy Real Estate with Ethiopian community, , , Valley and Mountain Fellowship, , , to demand justice for & build the fight for small business relocation assistance.
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Transit Riders Union Aug 16
Hey Central Area neighbors (and other fans of ), show some ❤️🖋️ for this petition from to make assist this awesome in relocating after being evicted from soon-to-be-luxe condo bldg.
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Jonathan Rosenblum Aug 16
That’s right, ! Here in Seattle, US where and unions, community groups, churches, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ are fighting for , we are truly inspired by the Berlin movement that won a 5-year rent freeze.
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Jonathan Rosenblum Aug 16
8th grader Zoe - We must demand bold action on climate justice because “our house is on fire!” Seattle
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Sierra Club Seattle Aug 16
The children are the future.
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Sierra Club Seattle Aug 16
Replying to @SierraClubSEA
“I’m 16 years old and I was born into a dying world.”
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Sierra Club Seattle Aug 16
Replying to @SierraClubSEA
Filling the sidewalk in front of City Hall with chalk art
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Sierra Club Seattle Aug 16
Replying to @SierraClubSEA
“Mayor Durkan / Hear our cries / Do not let our planet die”
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Sierra Club Seattle Aug 16
Replying to @NikkitaOliver
“We cannot drink oil and we cannot eat money.” -
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Sierra Club Seattle Aug 16
Replying to @cmkshama
“Even though this is a global crisis that requires a global response, we need ordinary people in every city and every state.” -
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Kshama Sawant Aug 14
Tonight, we joined at in the Central District, building tenant power with our Bootcamp. Rents are sky-high! Seattle needs universal Rent Control, free of corporate loopholes! And massive expansion of social housing by taxing big business.
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Kshama Sawant Aug 14
Nick, , from my office in solidarity with Seattle educators at the standouts this morning. is fighting for a fair contract. Educators support students facing homelessness, with insufficient resources. Schools have a nurse only 1-2 days a week.
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Kshama Sawant Aug 14
Powerful standouts this morning by Seattle educators fighting for a fair contract! See photos on the facebook page here:
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SCC Insight Aug 12
Replying to @SCC_Insight
Sawant added expanding Seattle City Light's production of wind and solar electricity to be sold on energy markets in order to replace electricity generated by fossil-fuels (SCL does a lot of hydro today, with small amounts of solar and wind)
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SCC Insight Aug 12
Replying to @SCC_Insight
Sawant and O'Brien added support to "massively expand the development and preservation of affordable housing." Also advocating for changes to state law regarding rent control, because of course Sawant added rent control.
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SCC Insight Aug 12
Replying to @SCC_Insight
Sawant changed language supporting congestion pricing to say "only if" it is equitable and creates revenue to support transit expansion to benefit low-income, historically marginalized, and transit-disconnected communities first and foremost
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SCC Insight Aug 12
Replying to @SCC_Insight
Sawant added a clarification that the Federal GND bill was sponsored by AOC, and happened "as a result of advocacy by climate justice activities and other community organizers"
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SCC Insight Aug 12
Replying to @SCC_Insight
Sawant changed "more affordable transit" to "free transit"
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Brett Hamil Aug 13
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