Jonathan Rosenblum works as a community organizer for Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant. He is the author of Beyond $15: Immigrant Workers, Faith Activists, and the Revival of the Labor Movement (Beacon Press, 2017), a member of the National Writers Union, and an alternate delegate to the MLK County Labor Council. Find him online at https://jonathanrosenblum.org/ or Twitter: @jonathan4212.
From the WTO protests to now, the interests of the Seattle Police Officers Guild haven’t aligned with the people they are meant to protect.
Students and other supporters protest on the University of Washington campus in support of raising the minimum wage for campus workers to $15 an hour on April 1, 2015 (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)