Amazon spent $1.5 million to beat Kshama Sawant and back its approved candidates. It may have ended up unifying its opposition.
On Sunday, more than 300,000 people came out for the People's Climate March in Manhattan, a historic turnout that thrilled organizers.
A policy that was once a left-wing pipe dream is set to become reality in the Emerald City, and a handful of liberal metropolises across the country are scrambling to keep pace.
The city has instituted an increase that will pay a minimum wage of $15 by 2021, potentially cutting poverty by 30 percent.
Some writers have been wringing their hands about how the minimum wage hike in Seattle will spell doom, but we should be celebrating instead of panicking.
Sawant's proud left-wing views have earned her massive grassroots support—a show of force that has turned heads among local insiders.
Kshama Sawant is going to try, at least.