Tag: amazon

Amazon Misleads the Associated Press About Seattle’s Affordable Housing

[dropcap2]E[/dropcap2]arly in July, Amazon PR told the Associated Press (AP) that it had “given the city [of Seattle] tens of millions of dollars for affordable housing” for a story that appeared on more than 300 news sites including The New York...

/ July 13, 2015
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How Our Success is Ruining Seattle

The economic boom affecting the Emerald City is ruining Seattle as we know it. Here's how we can stop it.

/ July 9, 2015

Seattle After Amazon

If you have an article to recommend for this index, please contact me or tweet @reifman. In the past couple of years, there’s been a steady stream of outstanding journalism and research documenting the dramatic changes taking place in Seattle, largely driven by Amazon’s explosive...

/ May 18, 2015

Amazon’s Impact on Seattle’s Ballard Neighborhood

Update: See what happened to those two cute houses sold as lots and what they look like now! You may have read about Amazon’s overwhelming impacts on Seattle but let’s take a walk through formerly sleepy Ballard to get a sense...

/ May 8, 2015

Peepless in Seattle: Dating, Friendship, and the Seattle Freeze After Forty

Why 20 thousand additional men in a city might make finding meaningful romance more difficult — for everyone.

/ March 22, 2015

Funded By Seattle Real Estate Developers, Forbes Writer Attacks Amazon Critic

Upton Sinclair said, “it is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it*.” This is evident in Roger Valdez’s column in Forbes today (How Jobs and Awkward White Men Are Destroying a...

/ March 3, 2015

Amazon’s Seattle Headcount to Nearly Triple in Five Years

Shortly after ‘Amageddon’: How Amazon’s culture is taking a toll on Seattle’s future went viral over at GeekWire, Amazon dropped a bombshell. It’s building enough office space to nearly triple its Seattle headcount by 2019. If you like the current dose...

/ December 4, 2014