Posts for September, 2017

My Response to Mayor Murray’s Resignation

September 12th, 2017

  I join the working people and community members of Seattle who are understandably relieved at Mayor Ed Murray’s resignation. I had made clear in my July 31 Editorial that while no one should be tried in the court of public opinion, Murray had failed as an elected leader by repeatedly attacking the character of […]

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Response to Amazon’s Announcement it Will Build 2nd Headquarters

September 8th, 2017

SEATTLE – Councilmember Kshama Sawant (District 3, Central Seattle) issued the following statement after Amazon announced its intention to develop a second headquarters location outside Seattle: “Amazon’s quest for a second massive corporate base is reminiscent of Boeing’s ongoing efforts to ship jobs out of the Seattle area and hold us hostage. For decades, Boeing […]

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My Statement Regarding Trump’s Attack on DACA

September 5th, 2017

On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, Trump announced an end to the DACA program. Below is my statement in solidarity with our immigrant sisters and brothers: Donald Trump’s egregious attack on the lives of over 800,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients is part of his promised all-out right-wing assault on immigrants. As an immigrant […]

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