Category: Washington State
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
Seattle’s Hourly Wage for City Light’s Carrasco vs. New Minimum
Here’s how Seattle’s new staged $15 minimum wage compares to that of its two $170,000 deputy mayors and the proposed $365,000 salary for City Light head Jorge Carrasco. See also: Seattle Contracts for $47,500 to Improve Search Results for Top Administrator.
Seattle Contracts for $47,500 to Improve Search Results for Top Administrator
Excellent piece by The Seattle Times’ Jim Brunner today on Seattle’s contracting $47,500 to improve the Google search results for the city’s highest paid administrator, Jorge Corrasco. Corrasco, already paid $245,000 annually for leading Seattle City Light, is under consideration...