This City Hall, Brought To You By Amazon

By Danny Westneat, seattletimes.com -

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, global.ilmanifesto.it -

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, www.popularresistance.org -

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, mintpressnews.com -

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, www.gizmodo.com -

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, canadiandimension.com -

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, www.survivalinternational.org -

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, www.theconversation.com -

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, www.wsws.org -

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, www.fair.org -

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, www.blog.nader.org -

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, www.rt.com/redacted-tonight -

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, www.ilsr.org -

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 [...]

Battle For The Amazon: Tapajós Basin Threatened By Massive Development

By Sue Branford and Maurício Torres, www.news.mongabay.com -

By Sue Branford and Maurício Torres for Mongabay - The Tapajós River Basin lies at the heart of the Amazon, and also at the heart of an exploding controversy: whether to build more than 40 large [...]

Oil Production Begins At Controversial Amazon Drilling Project

By Adam Zuckerman and Kevin Koenig, www.amazonwatch.org -

By Adam Zuckerman and Kevin Koenig for Amazon Watch - Tomorrow, Ecuadorian state oil company Petroamazonas will produce the first barrel of commercial crude from the ITT (Ishpingo, Tambococha, [...]

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