The Tech Employee Backlash, Whole Foods Edition

By Staff, Technology Review -

A group of anonymous Whole Foods employees is calling out Amazon (which bought the supermarket chain in 2017) for working with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). An open letter, [...]

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 [...]

Whole Foods Represents The Failures Of ‘Conscious Capitalism’

By Nicole Aschoff, -

By Nicole Aschoff for The Guardian - It’s hard to think of a better poster child for “conscious capitalism” than Whole Foods Market, the high-end grocery store that made a name for itself selling [...]

Whole Foods Said To Stop Selling Foods Made With Prison Labor

By Allison Aubrey, -

By Allison Aubrey for NPR - Whole Foods Market has announced that by April of next year it will stop sourcing foods that are produced using prison labor. The move comes on the heels of a [...]

Whole Foods Union-Busting

By Chris Lehmann, -

Don't look now, but Whole Foods seems to be interpreting the “whole planet” part of its corporate branding as a Manifest Destiny-style call to market conquest. In an exhaustive Fortune magazine [...]