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Big Business Pushes To Oust Seattle’s Socialist CM


Sonali Kolhatkar speaks with Emily McArthur about how large enterprise desires to oust Seatlle metropolis council member Kshama Sawant.

On Friday President-elect Joe Biden laid out an bold financial stimulus bundle throughout which he made a forceful case for why the federal minimal wage should be $15 an hour. The motion to “Fight for $15” gained traction years in the past from labor teams within the face of stiff resistance. One of the earliest locations the place the minimal wage was efficiently raised to $15 an hour was Seattle, Washington, the place the newly elected overtly socialist City Council member Kshama Sawant campaigned for the hard-won victory. Now, those that have lengthy considered her presence on the City Council as anathema to sustaining the established order are pushing to recall the fiery activist and politician, only a 12 months after voters reelected her.

Emily McArthur, marketing campaign supervisor of the Kshama Solidarity Campaign.

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