Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Tag: Amazon

Amazon refuses to act on climate change. So we employees are...

We know from labor history that when workers want change, they shouldn’t just wait for company leadership to act.

How Indigenous peoples won a landmark victory protecting the Amazon from...

The Waorani people of Ecuador won a historic lawsuit to save their homes – and the planet – from destruction.

How New Yorkers stood up to Amazon and won

Queens activists, unions, and political leaders worried about gentrification and opposed the $1.2 billion in tax breaks offered to the retail giant.

You paid taxes. These corporations didn’t.

About twice as many of the largest U.S. companies reported they didn’t owe taxes in 2018 compared with previous years, a partial result of the 2017 Trump tax law, according to a report.

Indigenous peoples go to court to save the Amazon from oil...

Historic lawsuit launched by the Waorani people of Ecuador to save their homes – and our planet – from destruction.

Indigenous organizers halted plans for oil drilling in the Amazon

After months of protest, the government scaled back its plans – at least temporarily.

After raising hourly wages to $15, Amazon-owned Whole Foods reportedly slashed...

"Just about every person on our team has complained about their hours being cut. Some have had to look for other jobs as they can't make ends meet."

Why cities should stop playing Amazon’s game and quit offering companies...

My conclusion: Incentives just don’t work.

Amazon’s defeat in NYC galvanizes movement to end billion-dollar corporate welfare

The lawmakers who took down Amazon say their victory is just the beginning of a major fight against tax subsidies for huge companies.

How a failing capitalist system is allowing Amazon to cripple America

In the most extreme form of capitalism taxes do not exist. This is called "anarcho-capitalism." Among all corporations, Amazon may be the leading advocate of this philosophy.

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Here’s Elizabeth Warren’s plan to close the wage gap for women of color

"It’s time to build an America that recognizes the role that women of color play in their families and in the economy."

Americans are dying because they can’t afford their insulin

“My son and Jesy, they were murdered. They were killed by big Pharma. The cause of death should actually be on their death certificates, corporate greed.”

10 ways Andrew Wheeler has decimated EPA protections in just one year

Trump’s EPA administrator should change the name of his agency to “Every Polluter’s Ally.”