ISO Event: Amazon, the “Head Tax”, and Affordability in Seattle

June 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church)
1415 NE 43rd St.
Puget Sound Socialists (ISO)

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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.

For background, read:
* Amazon puts profits ahead of Seattle homeless (
* Business should pay its fair share in Seattle (