Texas Republicans are known for their particularly vicious reactionary politics. But Heidi Sloan — a socialist candidate for the House of Representatives in Austin — argues here that when it comes to issues like homelessness, many of the state’s Democrats aren’t much better.
Heidi Sloan is a 2020 candidate for House of Representatives in Texas's twenty-fifth district.
Heidi Sloan is a member of the Democratic Socialists of America running for Congress in Texas's twenty-fifth district, challenging Republican incumbent and very rich used car salesman Rep. Roger Williams. Sloan sat down with Jacobin to talk about her story, how she came to socialism, fighting for Medicare for All and a Green New Deal, and which supervillain she would most like to interrogate as a member of the House of Representatives.