Tag Archives: socialism

Sawant on Trial: Deconstructing the Recall

Below is an overview of the case for and against recalling Kshama Sawant. Bear a couple things in mind as you read it. First the definitions. “Malfeasance” and “misfeasance” in this context mean, respectively, a public servant intentionally causing harm … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, General, Kshama Sawant, Politics, Seattle City Council | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Community Leaders Support Sawant Recall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 23, 2021CONTACT: Henry Bridger IISawantRecall.org OVER 70 RELIGIOUS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS REBUKE SAWANT’S ACTIONS – CALL FOR “YES” VOTE ON DECEMBER 7TH RECALL SEATTLE, WA – Today, Seattle city leaders representing multiple faiths and backgrounds are releasing … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Crime, General, Seattle City Council | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

What’s the matter with Kshama Sawant?

October 21, 2016 Meet Kshama Sawant: Seattle councilmember. Socialist firebrand. Enfant terrible. For as big a hit as she’s been in Seattle, I’ve never felt that she really got this town. Oh she gets a part of it, all right. … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , | 25 Comments

The Friends of Kshama Sawant: Progressive politics and influence at City Hall

November 13, 2015 ~ Seattle A “People’s Budget Town Hall” Late last month, one week ahead of city council elections, Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant hosted her second “People’s Budget Town Hall” event at City Hall. Cleverly disguised as a public … Continue reading

Posted in General, Homelessness, Nickelsville, Politics, SHARE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Outrage on Demand: How Seattle’s Kshama Sawant packs ’em in at the Seattle City Council

On October 6, I was treated to something I’d never seen in 27 years of following Seattle politics: Paid shills drumming for a councilmember during an official meeting. It was at a public hearing on budget priorities. Twenty minutes in … Continue reading

Posted in General, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

My Little Socialist: Kshama Sawant

Seattle Councilmember-elect Kshama Sawant is all over the Interblogz these days, and not just for being a nerdy young Woman of Color who beat out a stodgy Old White Man. That would have been news enough, but on top of … Continue reading

Posted in General, Politics, Profiles | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment