Amazon Workers Booed Jeff Bezos In Berlin

By Jill Petzinger, Qz.com -

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos received a hostile reception when he arrived in the German capital to pick up an innovation award on Tuesday (Apr. 24). Trade union Verdi confirmed that “several hundred [...]

Indigenous Women Unite To Defend The Amazon, Mother Earth And Climate Justice

By Leila Salazar-Lopez, Amazonwatch.org -

It was the first time ever that indigenous Amazonian women from seven nationalities, including the Kichwa, Sápara, Shiwiar, Shuar, Achuar, Andoa, and Waorani, joined forces and marched together [...]

Amazon Is A 21st-Century Digital Chain Gang

By Marshall Auerback / AlterNet.org -

When Amazon announced plans to locate a $5 billion, 50,000-employee complex as its second headquarters somewhere in North America, state governments and municipalities fell over themselves [...]

Amazon Is A 21st-Century Digital Chain Gang

By Marshall Auerback, AlterNet.org -

When Amazon announced plans to locate a $5 billion, 50,000-employee complex as its second headquarters somewhere in North America, state governments and municipalities fell over themselves [...]

Only 4 Out Of 20 #AmazonHQ2 Finalists Have Released Bids

By Beryl Lipton, Muckrock.com -

The retail company has knocked out 90% of the competing cities - here’s the finalists that released their bids, and the ones that are still holding out. The growing global retailer Amazon has [...]

Freedom Rider: Oligarch Jeff Bezos

By Margaret Kimberley, Blackagendareport.com -

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $105 billion and is the richest man in the world. But he is not just the richest man at this moment in history. He is the richest person who has ever [...]

Amazon Is Hurting Independent Retailers And Chains

By Olivia LaVecchia, Ilsr.org -

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, 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" [...]

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