Kshama Sawant: ‘Paul Allen was known as a philanthropist,’ but …

SEATTLE – Seattle city councilmember Kshama Sawant took aim at Paul Allen’s reputation as a philanthropist in the wake of his death Monday. Sawant, a member of the Socialist Alternative party, decried Allen’s spending in a post on Facebook. “Paul Allen was known as a philanthropist,” she wrote. “He spent $250 million on the biggest yacht in the world in 2003; he also owned two more yachts and a fleet of private jets, several sports teams. He paid to put […]

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