Amazon went all out to defeat Seattle’s socialist city council member Kshama Sawant in this year’s election — but Sawant emerged victorious. In an interview with Jacobin, she reflects on why it’s so important to pick fights with capitalists, and what every socialist running for office should know.
Kshama Sawant is a Seattle city councilwoman and member of Socialist Alternative.
Kshama Sawant on how the fight against race- and gender-based oppression fits into the fight for socialism.
Socialist councilwoman Kshama Sawant on why we need a wave of protests and strikes on May 1.