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Amazon corporate campus to be “occu-pied” by more than a hundred protestors — in chef hats.

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** FOR APRIL 17, 2012 CONTACT: Sage Wilson, sage@workingwa.org   Tax day protesters demand: “Fair’s fair. Pay your share.” On Tax Day, more than a hundred workers, students, people of faith, and community leaders will converge in South Lake Union to “occu-pie” Amazon and call on the company to pay their fair share of…

The 99% greet the “President of the 1%.”

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by Nate Jackson Outside of the Meydenbauer Center in downtown Bellevue, more than a dozen of us laid down on the cement as a red carpet was rolled over us. We formed a human red carpet, inviting the 1% gathered for Mitt Romney’s big fundraiser to literally walk all over us. After all they’ve been…

Unemployment down, but not out.

Unemployed workers fighting for good jobs.

by Nate Jackson The latest report put out by the Department of Labor showed that 200,000 new jobs were created in the month of December. This was better than expected, but we still have over 5 million people who have been unemployed for over 27 weeks, the named “long term unemployed.” This is unacceptable and…