Jackie Fielder, a Democratic Socialists of America–backed candidate for California’s State Senate, is refusing to take money from police unions, real-estate interests, and the fossil fuel industry. For her, the connection between capital and police violence is clear: “Our communities face intense repression from the state because it is profitable.”
Jackie Fielder is a democratic socialist running for state senate in California.
Jackie Fielder is a democratic socialist running for state senate in California. In an interview, she explains how her activism for public banking, affordable housing, and indigenous rights led her to run for office, and how she found a political home in the Democratic Socialists of America.