Seattle Socialist Calls For Workers To Take Over Boeing Plant


It doesn’t amaze me that a communist would advocate workers taking over a factory. What surprises me is that such a radical socialist would get elected to public office. The Blaze has the story:

Seattle’s newly elected Socialist councilwoman accused aerospace and defense giant Boeing on Monday of “economic terrorism” and told Boeing machinists they should consider taking “over the factories.”

“The workers should take over the factories, and shut down Boeing’s profit-making machine,” Kshama Sawant told a group of activists in the city’s Westlake Park.

Sawant’s comments were made at a rally organized by machinists after they rejected a deal that would reduce pensions for union members in return for guaranteed jobs in Everett, Wash., building 777X Boeing airliners for eight years.

Now Boeing is considering taking those jobs elsewhere.

“That will be nothing short of economic terrorism because it’s going to devastate the state’s economy,” Sawant told the crowd. (Read More)

Isn’t that just typical of a commie? Here she is advocating for economic terrorism while accusing the target of being an economic terrorist.