Tag: amazon

It’s Time to Cut Our Spending at Amazon

The company's ignored the massive problems it's created in Seattle. It's time to stop shopping with them.

/ July 26, 2015

Evidence of Traffic and Affordable Housing Problems in Seattle

In How Our Success is Ruining Seattle, I mentioned traffic gridlock and affordable housing issues as lowering the quality of life in Seattle. Over the last 24 hours, I saw two examples of this. This morning, I received my third...

/ July 17, 2015

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