Posts for June, 2019

My Speech at the Annual Community Juneteenth Celebration in Pratt Park on June 15th

June 19th, 2019

Thank you to the organizers for inviting me to speak at this wonderful celebration of struggle. Frederick Douglass, a former slave, leading abolitionist and activist for women’s rights, spoke words that can act as a guide still today. Frederick Douglass proclaimed that “If there is no struggle, there can be no progress. Power concedes nothing […]

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Solidarity from Seattle to New York’s Rent Control Movement! Best Wishes for a Historic Victory!

June 13th, 2019

Thursday June 13, 2019 Dear New York rent control activists, As a fighter for rent control and housing justice and as an elected socialist in Seattle, I stand in solidarity with your movement. My City Council office fully supports your demand that your state legislature pass the bills that would establish universal rent control, strengthen […]

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Solidarity With The Working People of Sudan Fighting Against Brutal Oppression!

June 6th, 2019

Thursday June 06, 2019 Dear sisters and brothers, Workers, socialists and activists around the world are watching your heroic struggle for democracy, human rights, and decent living standards. You are not alone! While Bashir has been forced from office by your determination, the same forces that supported him are seeking to cling to power. At […]

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This Weekend – Celebrate Volunteer Park Pride & Cap Hill Farmers Market, Enjoy Music, and HELP WIN RENT CONTROL!

June 4th, 2019

Sign up to gather rent control petition signatures this Saturday, June 8 at the Volunteer Park Pride Festival (and celebrate Pride while enjoy the amazing line-up of bands!) The Seattle Needs Rent Control movement is gathering steam – our rent control petition now has well over 2,000 signatures. But we have a very long way […]

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