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Visiting the Twin Cities – The Struggle for Justice in the Workplace

Talking to citizen activists & politicians in the Twin-Cities as they struggle to adopt Minimum Wage & Paid Sick Leave I’m speaking on Tuesday, Sept...

45 Years Ago Today Attica Prisoners Rebelled

Remembering Attica's Lessons Forty-five years ago today, the inmates of New York’s Attica prison initiated the largest revolt of prisoners this nation had ever seen....

If Politicians Actually Want to Make Change, They Have to Think Like Organizers

This 8-page PDF brochure details "Six strategies to empower your constituents and help get you the votes you need to pass progressive legislation." >> Download...

Speaking at People’s Convention in Pittsburgh

by Rebecca Addison at Pittsburgh City Paper – July 6, 2016 In Seattle’s 2013 election, Nick Licata broke the city’s record for the most votes...

A Progressive Democrat Joins the right-wing ALEC organization

By Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata From Democracy and Media’s PR Watch 7/30/15 http://www.prwatch.org/news/2015/07/12894/blowing-whistle-alecs-little-brother-acce You’re Not In Kansas Anymore It’s true. I plopped down my $50 and became...

Inside the conservative plan to take over city politics

By Nick Licata First appeared in CrossCut 1/6/16 http://crosscut.com/2016/01/a-seattle-liberal-ventures-into-a-den-of-conservative-activism/ The conservative American Legislative Exchange Council is the most successful political force, left or right, producing state legislation...

From the Cities a Progressive Movement Will Rise

By Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata First appeared in Huffington Post December 23, 2014 Progressives have been getting their asses kicked by conservatives, and it's not...

Run your City for $15,000 a Year, No Desk or Staff Needed

Last week I spent a few days in Indianapolis talking to their city council members and constituents. I was there as the keynote speaker...

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