On Saint Patrick’s Day, 2018, a group of ten people held an agitational demonstration outside of the new Amazon Flex distribution center (DSE2) in the Georgetown district of Seattle. This facility is located along an industrial waterway in a nondescript logistics terminal called the Seattle Distribution Center. Amazon rents out the front half of one […]Read more "Disrupt the Gig-Economy: Demo at Amazon Flex"
Construction noises ring out all through the night around Amazon HQ1 in Seattle. Lonely janitors scrub and mop the surfaces of the Amazon Spheres, locally known as the Bezos Ballz. While they are paid 15-20 dollars an hours, well-paid Amazon executives cruise out of their parking garages in Teslas, Porches, and Lamborghinis. Their 100K a […]Read more "Recent Agitprop Against Amazon"
For the third survey in our series on Amazon, we decided to stop by the grand public opening of the Amazon Go convenience store. The internet was abuzz the night before, especially after a New York Times journalist revealed he’d attempted to steal from the new automated store in the name of journalism. We arrived […]Read more "An Anarchist Survey of Amazon Go: Day Three"
Security was very lose and we entered without issue or incident. This laxness was due in large part to the fact that Jeff Bezos was not going to be there. Our first observation was that the majority of Amazon employees in Seattle are between the ages of 25 and 35, many of whom wore Romanesque laurels around their heads.Read more "An Anarchist Survey of Amazon: Day Two"
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"
“The efficient management of society rewards those who exploit power and privilege for personal gain. The very structure of hierarchy perpetuates the climate crisis as a tiny minority of individuals — corporate executives and politicians — make decisions on behalf of billions of people, rendering communities powerless over those issues that most impact their lives. […]Read more "Take The Power Back (Against Puget Sound Energy)"
I am sitting on my porch, trying not be distracted from my marvelous view of the Cascade Mountains. They sit in the distance and meet the sky directly in my line of sight, framed by two large pine trees across the street. My families house on the corner is elevated with a flight of stairs […]Read more "The Other Side 206: Tales From the Frontline of Gentrification"