Category: Washington State

Jeff Bezos and Tom Cruise

Seattle’s Coming ‘Amazocalypse’

Amazon's male programmers struggling to find bathrooms will soon be able to walk home to pee.

/ September 20, 2015

Amazon’s Terrible on Diversity (The Seattle Times is Wrong)

While I greatly appreciate Nina Shapiro’s front page story on Amazon’s impacts on The Seattle Times, I disagree with her coverage of the company’s impact on Seattle diversity; in fact, her reporting contradicts two other statistical reports from The Times’ Gene...

/ August 6, 2015

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

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

Microsoft Begins Returning Proceeds from Tax Dodging

Update: Welcome Slashdot readers! Please be sure to read about the San Francisco-ization of Seattle by Amazon and other technology leaders: How Our Success is Ruining Seattle Is Microsoft the New Robin Hood? Microsoft begins returning a fraction of its...

/ July 8, 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