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Seattle schools deserve workplace democracy It’s teacher appreciation week. You’d think teachers would be appreciated? Many teachers already pay out of pocket for supplies, play roles as pseudo-guidance counselors and … Read more
Caregivers invisible no more as Washington funds long-term care. Washington State’s Long Term Care Trust Act is just a start, but it’s a worthy one. The fund is a modest, … Read more
Democrats, Republicans Giving Trump Billions Emergency or Not People are pretending that sarcastic claps at the State of the Union signal resistance to Trump’s agenda, but Democrats in Congress are … Read more
This week: Gov. Inslee’s office extols prison labor, SDOT has a love-in with rideshare apps, the “Justice” Department sues to stop Washington from helping sick workers, EMTs and Facebook workers fight the boss, … Read more
In this week’s Hellhole: cash bail is bad, our regressive tax structure threatens workers, Mayor Durkan rewards bad deeds, and workers deserve better than McMansions in Laurelhurst! Enter the Hellhole… … Read more
Life is too short to be spent in toil for the sole purpose of making a billionaire richer. This week we have stories about Jenny Durkan’s Technology Justice League, the … Read more
Capitalism corrupts by its nature. When the only goal is gaining profit, there is no ethical constraint in doing so, and we’re all living with the repercussions of that avarice. … Read more