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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 2/18

UW right-wing vandalizes monument to those who fought fascism in Spain (and many who died in the Holocaust) Fascists recognize how popular socialist policies are. It frightens them. Reactionaries at the University of Washington defaced a memorial to the Spanish Civil War, a  struggle where anarchists and communists bravely fought dictator Franco’s rise to power… 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 7/23

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. Thankfully, the cure for corruption is fairness, and fairness is at the heart of this here Hellhole. This week we have stories about tax shakedowns,… Read more »

Hellhole: Week of 7/9

If Capitalism is a burglar, we need to be Kevin McCallister. This week we have an economic analysis of unions (good), a look into U.S. immigration policy (bad), and what’s the deal with the soda tax (?) – enter the Hellhole. Picture via futurism.com Unions, They Work Folks The economy is doing great, but as… Read more »