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Sawant, Stein, and Post-2012 Left Strategy

With nearly 12,000 votes (a whopping 27% of the vote), the campaign of Socialist Alternative’s Kshama Sawant in Washington’s 43rd legislative district is a bright beacon of hope on the otherwise bleak horizon of the 2012 election for the American left, although you wouldn’t know it by reading the party-line and left-liberal news outlets. Both […]

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Democrat debates Socialist in Washington state race

About 100 people, mostly students, turned out on September 25 to hear incumbent Democrat Frank Chopp of the Washington House of Representatives’ 43rd legislative district debate challenger Kshama Sawant of Socialist Alternative at Seattle University. Sawant received over 10% in a blanket primary vote against Chopp during the summer, allowing her to run against him in the November election on a separate ticket. […]

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LIVESTREAM: Socialist Alternative’s Kshama Sawant Debates Democrat Frank Chopp Tonight

Democrat Frank Chopp of the Washington House of Representatives’ 43rd legislative district has agreed to debate his opponent, Socialist Alternative’s Kshama Sawant. Sawant received over 10% in a blanket primary against Chopp, allowing her to run against him in the November election on a separate ticket, that of Socialist Alternative. Their historic debate will be […]

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Red vs. Blue: Kshama Sawant to Debate Frank Chopp

Breaking News! Kshama Sawant to debate Frank Chopp. Democrat Frank Chopp of the Washington House of Representatives, representing the 43rd district since 1995 and current Speaker of the House has agreed to debate his opponent, Socialist Alternative’s Kshama Sawant! Join Socialist Alternative Club at Seattle University as Chopp and Sawant discuss their campaigns and how […]

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Imagine 200 Occupy Candidates This Year…

Imagine 200 Occupy candidates running for Congress this year –- independent of the Democrats and Republicans. Imagine if these candidates were not careerist politicians, but activists and ordinary people, running as accountable representatives of a real, fighting movement of the 99%. Imagine homeowners who are facing foreclosure running against local sheriffs, and pledging to stop […]

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