Seattle

Julia Conley, staff writer
"The biggest statement Mr. Bezos could make is by raising the pay of workers in his own company. Philanthropy will not solve income inequality or stagnant wages."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
amazon protesters
"There's a bargaining power problem here, and cities are on the wrong side of...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Amazon Seattle
"Given extortion from Jeff Bezos and Goliath-like clout of Amazon, even a...

Further

Is there anything more enraging than the ugly spectacle of Senate millionaires and lobbyists - a broad coalition "from the rich to the very rich to the super-rich" - ganging up to defeat a minimum wage raise supported by the majority of the American people, aka the people they ostensibly represent? Seattle helped ease the pain a bit with a phased-in deal to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour over a few years, proving MLK was right again about that arc of the moral universe.