Socialist Kshama Sawant Re-Elected in Seattle

by Charles Fredricks We came from LA, Toronto and Alaska, to witness the results of a race for one district of the Seattle City Council. We knew the results of this election had the potential to reach far beyond Seattle's city limits. As Chris Hedges put it, I want to stress how important the re-election of Kshama Sawant is nationally you can be sure that not only the establishment in Seattle but the establishment nationally is determined to crush this movement because it expresses the real concerns [...]