Is a Socialist going to win a Council Seat in Seattle?


#1

Kshama Sawant, running as a Socialist on a platform of rent control and $15 minimum wage has pulled (marginally) ahead of the the incumbent (who already declared victory) in the latest count in the city council elections.


#2

Well, did he?


#3

Why not?

Many of us would consider ourselves lowercase-s socialists… referring to the social philosophy rather than the political.


#4

She.

And she did. Which was nice.


#5

Thanks for the update!


#6

Really? Fucking hell.


#7

#8

Maybe there is hope. not the capital ‘H’ kind, the real kind…


#9

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