“Right, they have eliminated our place of work entirely, and the factory operates almost on its own, it learnt it all from us.” -Elfriede Jelinek, Lust, 1989 For many years, the politicians in Olympia have fought to extend tax breaks to Boeing so the aerospace and defense company will have every incentive to remain in […]Read more "The Evisceration of Everett: Drugs, Robots, and Death"
You might be wondering what it’s like working for Facebook in their shiny new Seattle campus at 1101 Dexter Avenue in South Lake Union. Luckily, we can tell you. It appears that working in this place is like being coddled by a cybernetic monkey doll that never runs out of frozen yogurt or espresso. Workers […]Read more "The Facebook Blues: Social-Media and Seattle"
Rather than have a pointless march with no clear target, how about we instead bring our rage and fury to the doors of Amazon HQ?Read more "May Day: Call for Anti-Capitalist Presence at the March on Amazon"
Now that physical copies of the paper have been distributed between Olympia, Seattle, and Mount Vernon, we are releasing the digital PDF for printing. At a local printer, one issue costs around three dollars to print in color and about half that much for black and white. If you know a good place to distribute […]Read more "The Transmetropolitan Review #6"
“We got to face some facts. That the masses are poor, that the masses belong to what you call the lower class, and when I talk about the masses, I’m talking about the white masses, I’m talking about the black masses, and the brown masses, and the yellow masses, too. We’ve got to face the […]Read more "“The Poster Wars”: Fighting Fascism on the Street Level"
A brief sketch on the people of Seattle…Read more "The Metropolis of Seattle (Film)"
The situation in Seattle is extremely fluid and changing day by day. Locally based corporations have now begun to cleave into distinct factions in relation to the Trump administration. On the one hand, the liberal bourgeois monoliths of Starbucks, Amazon, and Microsoft have all parked themselves in the anti-Trump camp.Read more "The New Battle Lines of Seattle"