In just a couple decades, billionaire businesses have intensified poverty, homelessness and dislocation in Seattle. This city has a long tradition of labor rebellion which it can surely revive.
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“Amazon’s relationship with ICE exacerbates racial profiling and puts our communities in danger.”
Los Angeles teachers walk, Amazon faces union drive, and a general strike rocks India.
Why worker’s paychecks can’t pay the bills — in the richest country in the world.
Interviews with Somali warehouse employees in Minnesota and reports from factories in Europe reveal brutal conditions and angry workforces.
Amazon led the crusade to kill a progressive “head tax” in Seattle, designed to alleviate the city’s homeless crisis.
The world’s richest man balks at helping the homeless.
Rural doctors afraid to practise, private midwives barred from delivering babies, tourist operators forced out of business, houses standing half built, sport and not-for-profit activities suspended as insurance premiums increase by up to 1500%. For many working people, small businesses and communities, the withdrawal of insurance cover is having dire consequences. There is certainly a… Read more »