Corporations Seattle Washington State Politics

Without Amazon’s interference, San Francisco taxes big business

By Melanie Mazza  at EOI Online Two cities struggle to fund homelessness relief. One succeeds. San Francisco just did something Seattle couldn’t manage: on Election Day, they voted to tax big business to fund homelessness relief. Like Seattle, San Francisco is a tech city whose rising costs have pushed people out of the area and out […]

Corporations Seattle Washington State Politics

InspireSeattle: Nick Licata's Observations of ALEC

Hi everyone!  Below is an invitation to our next InspireSeattle Social, Sunday November 15th at 5:30PM at Dave and Pat Griffith’s home.  We have scored again and will have a great speaker, Nick Licata to discuss his Observations of ALEC. PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE FROM OUR USUAL DAY AND TIME!  Remember – IT’S A POTLUCK!! Come join us! InspireSeattle Invites YOU […]

Economic Inequality Seattle

Income Inequality in King County (and America)

InspireSeattle invites YOU to join us at our Social Forum: Saturday, May 30th at 6:30PM. Main discussion topic for this evening: Income Inequality in King County (and America) Much has been written and said of the widening income inequality in America. But even with the press coverage the issue has been receiving recently, most Americans […]

Environment Seattle

[Breaking] Kayaktivists Confront Shell's Arctic Destroyer

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Kayaktivists Take Action, Now It’s Your Turn! Register for the 100% Corrected Kayak Training Dates & Times ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Today, Kayaktivists from the sHellNo! Action Council confronted Shell’s Arctic Destroyer in the Port Angeles. ` Do you appreciate beautiful, principled, creative action? Help Backbone Campaign skill-up more Kayaktivists by supporting the kayak safety trainings with […]

Seattle TPP

How you can Fight the Battle in Seattle against TPP

On Monday, March 30, Seattle City Council will vote on a resolution OPPOSING FAST TRACK for the massive, secret, corporate-negotiated Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. Fast Track would circumvent normal Congressional review processes, restricting debate and limiting Congress to an up or down vote on trade policy that would permanently change the balance of […]