June 12: Amazon, the “Head Tax”, and Affordability in Seattle


Tuesday, June 12
7:00 p.m.
Common Good Cafe
(Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church)
1415 NE 43rd St.
Seattle, WA 98105

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The new tax on big business in Seattle is a step forward both in addressing the needs of homeless people in the city, and also in terms of setting a precedent that capitalists should pay their fair share. It is still embattled, though, because Amazon and other major corporations are waging a fight to overturn it, using scare tactics and threatening economic collapse.

Join us for a discussion about the politics surrounding the new tax and how it fits in with neoliberalism and capitalism today.

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