Homelessness

Microsoft

Microsoft Pledges $500M for Affordable Housing in Seattle

The pledge is intended to help tackle the low and middle-income housing crisis in Seattle, but also to encourage policy change, new investment by the state, and to support organizations that help the homeless.

Seattle Is Taxing Amazon to Help Solve Its Homeless Problem: Bad Move.

Amazon paid zero federal income tax on a 2017 profit of $5.6 billion. It received a $784 million rebate from the new federal tax law. Seattle's 'head tax' will cost it $12.4 million yearly for five years.

Starbucks Is Now Open for Loitering and It's a Terrible Business Decision

The chain is now allowing anyone to use their spaces, regardless of whether they purchase anything.

Fire Your Marketing Team and Hire Homeless People

A man holding a clever sign reminded me about the power of great copy.

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