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