Amazon Is Hurting Independent Retailers And Chains

By Olivia LaVecchia, -

The retail industry is experiencing significant upheaval. Online shopping is expanding rapidly, many national chains have closed locations and even declared bankruptcy, and malls are going dark [...]

Amazon Makes List Of Large Companies With Workers On Food Stamps

By Mark Williams, Columbus Dispatch -

In short order, Amazon has become one of Ohio’s largest employers, after receiving tens of millions of dollars of state tax incentives for building warehouses, data centers and other projects [...]

This City Hall, Brought To You By Amazon

By Danny Westneat, -

By Danny Westneat for The Seattle Times - There’s rising worry that corporations are taking over America. But after reviewing a slew of the bids by cities and states wooing Amazon’s massive [...]

Physically Broken Amazon Workers Strike On Black Friday

By Massimo Franchi, -

By Massimo Franchi for il manifesto. Amazon workers are striking in Italy, the first for the country and one of historical importance. On Black Friday morning at 5 a.m., union leaders walked out [...]

Newsletter – Free Yourself From An Exploitative Culture

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. Shoppers hit the malls and online stores this week, spending over $3.5 billion online alone on what is called 'Black Friday'. Some people reject the extreme [...]

Bezos Cashes In On Lobbying Washington With Amazon’s $53 Billion Deal

By Whitney Webb, -

By Whitney Webb for The Mint Press News - The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2018, in addition to including passages involving regime change in Venezuela and exorbitant [...]

Amazon’s Last Mile: Unprotected Workers

By Bryan Menegus, -

By Bryan Menegus for Gizmodo. In terms of size, efficiency, and ruthlessness, Amazon has few equals. The least publicly accountable of the big tech companies—Google, Apple, and Facebook face [...]

Radical Municipalism: The Only Solution To Amazon’s Extortion Of Cities

By James Wilt, -

By James Wilt for Canadian Dimension - Last week saw a flurry of humiliating pitches by North American cities for Amazon to pick them as the location of the corporation’s second headquarters. New [...]

Genocide: Goldminers “Massacre” Uncontacted Amazon Indians

By Staff, -

By Staff of Survival International - Public prosecutors in Brazil have opened an investigation after reports that illegal goldminers in a remote Amazon river have massacred “more than ten" [...]

The World Protests As Amazon Forests Are Opened To Mining

By Beatriz Garcia, -

By Beatriz Garcia for The Conversation - The Amazon, often described as the “lungs of the Earth”, is the largest rainforest in the world. Its extraordinary biodiversity and sheer scale has made [...]

Descendants Of Freed Slaves Fight For Their Land In The Amazon

By Nick Barrickman and Alex González, -

By Nick Barrickman and Alex González for WSWS - Local residents inform the International Amazon Workers Voice that Amazon is attempting to seize 50 acres of land owned by elderly working class [...]

Amazon CEO Does Damage Becoming World’s Richest Person

By Adam Johnson, -

By Adam Johnson for FAIR. The three most prominent US newspapers haven’t run a critical investigative piece on Jeff Bezos’ company Amazon in almost two years, a FAIR survey finds. The last [...]

The Destructive Power Trips Of Amazon’s Boss

By Ralph Nader, -

By Ralph Nader for The Nader Page - For his smallish stature, Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos has a booming, uproarious laugh. Unleashed during workdays, its sonic burst startles people, given it comes [...]

Amazon Is Not What It Seems, Killer Cop Acquitted, DEA Disaster & More

By Lee Camp, -

By Lee Camp for Redacted Tonight. In this episode of Redacted Tonight, host Lee Camp tears Amazon and CEO Jeff Bezos a new one. He explains the true “cost of convenience” when it comes to the [...]

Regulators Should Block Amazon’s Acquisition Of Whole Foods

By Nick Stumo-Langer, -

By Nick Stumo-Langer for ILSR - In response to Amazon’s announced acquisition of Whole Foods, Stacy Mitchell, co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) and co-author of Amazon’s [...]

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