Since being elected to office in 2013, Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant and her socialist party have been locked in a bitter battle against the city’s moneyed elites, who have poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into a corporate PAC called “A Better Seattle” and saturated television and digital platforms with negative advertising. Sawant is hated because she is effective.
The corporate powers, from Seattle’s mayor to the Chamber of Commerce and the area’s Democratic Party, are determined she be defeated, and these local corporate elites have the national elites behind them. This will be one of the most important elections in the country this year. By Chris Hedges truthdig.com March 15, 2015 Kshama More
▶ Hedges, McKibben, Naomi Klein, Sawant, Sanders: What Will It Take to Save Humanity and the Planet?
Chris Hedges, activist Bill McKibben, journalist Naomi Klein, Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and public radio talk show host Brian Lehrer participated in a panel discussion the night before the People’s Climate March in New York City this month. Thoughts for success: Chris Hedges: Live in truth; Naomi Klein: Build a More
[youtube=http://youtu.be/s6BOvprpI6c] truthdig.com Published on Feb 6, 2014 WATCH PART II: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxNqDg... Abby Martin features an exclusive interview with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges, concerning areas of extreme poverty that he refers to as 'sacrifice zones', as well as the reasons behind the collapse of complex societies. breakingtheset Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is More