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Socialist Linchpin Moody’s Investors Service Blasts Amazon’s Influence on Seattle

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Matthew Caruchet | May 31, 2018

Karl Marx-inspired credit ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service issued a report this month saying that Amazon’s bullying tactics over Seattle’s newly-passed employee hours tax show it has too much influence over our city. The tax would require businesses with more than $20 million in annual revenue to pay

Does Seattle’s “Amazon Tax” Signal a Broader Change in City Politics?

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| May 24, 2018 | Nonprofit Quarterly

Monthly Unemployment Rate

State Economy State of Working Washington

| May 17, 2018

Washington’s unemployment rate has declined steadily since 2016, and now matches the pre-Great Recession low of 4.7%. It’s been a long road to recovery — and official unemployment numbers do not include the many discouraged people who are no longer actively looking for employment, and others who are working

Fight poverty by demanding a tax code that works for all of us

An Inclusive Economy Funding Public Services Progressive Tax Reform

| May 16, 2018 | Real Change

Seattle City Council Passes Reduced Head Tax

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| May 15, 2018 | Seattle Weekly

Thank You, Jeff Bezos!

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John Burbank | May 11, 2018

Thank you Jeff Bezos! With one public comment, Amazon has opened the door to rational and humane development in our city. How did Bezos manage to do this? Simply by stating that he would halt construction of a new Amazon building downtown and not occupy another building already under construction. We seem to

Amazon Stopped Construction Because It’d Pay 0.26% of Its Profits in Taxes

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Matthew Caruchet | May 4, 2018

Earlier this year, Amazon was secretly lobbying to stop equal pay for women, even though other tech companies like Microsoft supported it. But now Amazon is openly bullying the city, halting construction on buildings because the behemoth would have to pay 0.26 percent of its profits in local taxes to help sol

Labor, Progressive Organizations in Seattle Ramp Up Pressure on Amazon to Fund Affordable Housing

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| May 2, 2018 | Shadowproof

Recent Study Takes Deeper Look At The State’s Tax System In 15 Washington Cities

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| April 27, 2018 | KOZI Chelan

Is the privilege of the affluent of Seattle derived from the suffering of the homeless?

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John Burbank | April 23, 2018

Fourteen years ago, the City of Seattle, King County and several other philanthropic and corporate partners embarked upon a bold new approach to end homelessness among families with children. Administered by Building Changes, the Washington Youth and Families Fund aimed to make youth and family homelessness r

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