Hellhole week of 5/14

For having a hegemony, capitalists sure like to complain something anything doesn’t go their way. This week we have a story that pulls together the many strands of reporting on housing in Seattle, a recap of the victory of the EHT, another large corporation that doesn’t want to be left out of the bad-take circus,… Read more »

The Hellhole – Week of 5/7

It’s all government this week as we show down with state universities exploiting their workers, the spreading rebellion against austerity, and the Mayor’s Big Idea. Whether its equal pay, healthcare, or affordable housing, the people have to fight to pry it back from the maw of the capitalist state. Welcome to the Hellhole… We’re gonna… Read more »

Hellhole Week of April 30

Capitalism is a system that keeps people down, solidarity is an action where we lift each other up. The week of May Day brought counter-revolution to Seattle. This week: Bezos runs amok with his company, homeowners, parts of the city council and a handful of builders; teachers fight back; landlords are still awful; and the… Read more »

Statement of Support with Sex Workers Fighting SESTA/FOSTA

  Last month the US congress overwhelmingly passed two bills: the “Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act” (SESTA) and the “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act” (FOSTA). Both bills make websites retroactively liable for user-generated content that “facilitates or promotes” sex work. While the bipartisan proponents of SESTA & FOSTA claim that… Read more »

Hellhole Week of 4/23

When provoked, Capitalism has been known to lash out by getting its sycophants in the herd to write op-eds and corrupt the legislative process. This week we have an interactive walk through the delusional reality of wealthy Magnolia homeowners, more acts of labor defiance from educators, Sally Bagshaw standing up for billionaires against the filthy… Read more »

Why May Day Still Matters

  No rally or march will bring about a better world. By no means does that make them without merit. On the first of May, we will look out onto a world of comrades. International Workers’ Day is a day of commemoration, celebration, and above all, solidarity across all the barriers thrown up by capitalism.… Read more »

Hellhole – week of 4/16

Capitalism is a bludgeon, but hope is a titanium-infused rock with an Adamantium core. This week brings us stories of sweeps, backstabbing government agencies, widespread corporate greed, and regressive taxation. Enter the Hellhole: 4/20 for lyfe. Seattle Cops Not Even Bothering With Pretense Anymore Seattle residents experiencing homelessness were swept from Ravenna Woods on Tuesday,… Read more »

Seattle DSA Libertarian Socialist Caucus Endorses the Call for a Decentralized, Anti-Capitalist May Day

The Seattle DSA Libertarian Socialist Caucus has voted to endorse the call for a decentralized, anti-capitalist May Day. May Day, or International Workers’ Day, is the date chosen to commemorate the anarchists martyred during the Haymarket affair. In Seattle, anti-capitalist groups have demonstrated in downtown on May Day to disrupt the spectacle of everyday capitalism.… Read more »

Hellhole – week of 4/9

Capitalism is like an invasive species, we ignore its pernicious spread at our own risk. This week we have stories where living without shelter is made illegal, where the city stands up to our local invasive species, Amazon, and where we’re reminded that we live in an all-seeing and oppressive police state. Welcome to the… Read more »

Struggle in the Diamond

By John Smith The 2018 baseball season is underway following a strange offseason in which many quality veteran free-agent players lingered without contracts for months. In the end, top picks such as Jake Arrieta, Greg Holland and Mike Moustakas were signed for far less than they would have wanted, in a series of moves that… Read more »