Amazon And Google: Partners In Israeli Apartheid

By Jonathan Cook, The Electronic Intifada. -

The best-selling Irish novelist Sally Rooney is openly shunning Israel after recent reports from human rights groups warned that Israel practices apartheid, systematically oppressing Palestinians [...]

Workers At Amazon And Google Condemn ‘Project Nimbus’

By Left Voice. -

Google and Amazon workers have published a public letter calling on the two companies to cancel Project Nimbus, a $1.2 billion contract for cloud computing services for the Israeli military and [...]

Alabama Amazon Workers May Get Another Crack At A Union

By Hamilton Nolan, In These Times. -

Bessemer, AL — Here is what a 1920s city looks like in a 2020s world. Along Bessemer’s broad downtown streets sit an array of small shops that have somehow managed to survive into the age of big [...]

Amazon’s ‘Factory Towns’ Will Be Satanic Mills For The Working Class

By Dr. Lisa Mckenzie, RT. -

Amazon and its hyper-neoliberal cheerleaders are polishing turds again. Jeff Bezos, the billionaire spaceman, and his company are about to ‘lift the working class’ by creating new ‘factory [...]

Canadian Amazon Warehouse Could Be First To Unionize In North America

By Candice Bernd, Truthout. -

The struggle to unionize Amazon is shifting to Canada, where workers in Alberta could soon be the first to unionize an Amazon warehouse in North America. Workers at the “YEG1” facility in Nisku, [...]

Amazon And The Destruction Of Competition And Livelihoods

By Colin Todhunter, Counter Punch. -

Global corporations are colonising India’s retail space through e-commerce and destroying small-scale physical retail and millions of livelihoods. Walmart entered into India in 2016 with a US$3.3 [...]

Amazon? There Has To Be A Better Way

By Wade Rathke, Stansbury Forum. -

This is an old problem, not a new one, but somehow, we continue to try the same things over and over again, no matter how poorly they are working.  This new problem may be Amazon since they have [...]

Amazon Interfered With Election; Workers May Have A Second Chance

By Mike Spector, Reuters. -

E-commerce giant Inc (AMZN.O) interfered with a union election by installing a mailbox to collect ballots and by distributing paraphernalia encouraging employees to vote against [...]

Polish Amazon Workers Are Organizing

By Alex N. Press, Jacobin. -

Although Amazon is based in the United States, its workforce now extends around the world. This has been used by the company to suppress wages and increase productivity through greater [...]

Animal Extinction Protesters Blockade McDonalds Factory

By Charlene Rodrigues, The Independent. -

Animal Rebellion protesters have barricaded a McDonald's factory in Scunthorpe in a move to get the burger chain to switch to an entirely "plant-based food menu by 2025." The ‘animal and [...]

Chicago Amazon Workers Help Win Megacycle Pay Nationwide

By Joe DeManuelle-Hall, Labor Notes. -

In January, the company hit workers in Chicago’s DCH1 delivery station with a devastating one-two punch. First, Amazon was shutting down their workplace, so they would have to transfer to other [...]

Hiding The Union Busters

By Julia Rock, The Daily Poster. -

When Amazon busted a union drive at its Bessemer, Ala., warehouse earlier this year, it ran a sophisticated campaign which involved sending text messages and mailers to employees warning them of [...]

Amazon Is Inundating Workers With Anti-Union Messages

By Jordan Chariton, Status Coup. -

New York City - On the heels of Amazon’s scorched earth, and likely illegal, union-busting campaign in Bessemer, Alabama that defeated workers’ attempt to unionize, Status Coup has obtained [...]

Outside Amazon Fulfillment Center, Workers Demand Tax Fairness

By Michael Moore, Workday Minnesota. -

Minnesota workers unfurled a “Tax the Rich” banner outside Amazon’s MSP1 fulfillment center here today. It was a not-so-subtle suggestion to state lawmakers about how they might pay for [...]

Staten Island Amazon Workers Begin Union Drive

By Candice Bernd, Truthout. -

In some ways, Amazon workers’ more than yearlong struggle for adequate COVID-19 protections and against corporate retaliation at the company’s Staten Island facility in New York City helped pave [...]