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The Hellhole – Week of 5/6

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 librarians as paraeducators are cut. That’s whack. This week, the Social Equity Educators caucus of the Seattle Educators Association held walk-ins demanding better conditions for… Read more »

The Hellhole – Week of 12/17

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, and Durkan-Constantine go full Seattle Process. Editor’s Note: The Hellhole will be taking 2 scheduled weeks off to celebrate Saturnalia, look for the next edition… Read more »

The Hellhole – Week of 10/29

The spectre of socialism is haunting Seattle. Capitalism is a wraith sucking our city dry. Spectre > wraith. This week we have a story about the U.N., immigration, a potential city tax change, billionaire’s buckaroos, a shady D6 candidate, and the Google walkout. Enter the Hellhole ….  Peasants Rights Declaration Passes! The United Nations General… Read more »

The Hellhole – Week of Sept 3

Capitalism’s like being entangled by a giant snake, at first it’s uncomfortable, then it’s painful, and if you don’t defeat the beast, by the end you’re twisted, asphyxiated, and swallowed whole. But what an issue do we have this week! School’s out (for a good cause), farmworkers demand better conditions, the perfectly coiffed, coward County… Read more »

The Hellhole – Week of Aug 20

Capitalism is killing us, and there’s no better reminder than the toxic air assault we suffer daily in our faire Hellhole. This week we have stories of strikes, a discussion on COPS, tech titan tax avoidance, and the shady dealing of the Mayor. Enter the Hellhole … Labor Came in Like a Wrecking Ball Crane… Read more »

Hellhole – Week of 8/13

Capitalism, like the smoke enveloping our city, is a smothering blanket that restricts our ability to move, live, and thrive. This week, in a jam-packed ? edition: we are anti-fascist, dairy workers fight back, teachers are ready to strike, worker exploitation abounds, City Club Seattle is a joke, we reflect on low wages and loss… Read more »

Hellhole Week of 7/16

Lonely, isolated, divided, and powerless – that’s how the capitalist class wants to keep us, realizing that our strength comes from being united in a community working toward mutual goals is the first step. We like to think of our little Hellhole as a community and this week we have an analysis of ICE and… Read more »