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Seattle’s election of Kshama Sawant shows socialism can play in America

The election of Kshama Sawant, a socialist, to the city council of Seattle seems like dropping a pebble in the ocean – particularly given the Tea Party’s inroads into Congress and the Republican hold on state legislatures. With one lone vote, we can’t expect Seattle to collectivize Starbucks and Amazon…

Socialist candidate leading in Seattle City Council race

A Seattle City Council election that was thought to be a foregone conclusion is suddenly on the cusp of seeing a Socialist candidate either win or force a recount, the Seattle Times reported on Tuesday. With about 62,000 ballots from King County yet to be counted following the Nov. 4…