Sunday, July 12, 2020

Tag: Amazon

‘Slap in the face’: As Bezos wealth jumps $30 billion amid...

“It just shows how very little regard Amazon has for its overworked employees.”

Amazon “profiting from this pandemic” as warehouse workers walk off job...

If Amazon doesn’t do more to protect workers, “they are not only profiting from this pandemic, but they’re helping to perpetuate it.”

Amazon, Instacart workers strike amid coronavirus pandemic

"The richest man in the world can't even provide basic protection for his workers during this pandemic crisis because it hurts his bottom line."

Amazon employees threatened to be fired if they speak out on...

AECJ says they will continue to take climate action despite the HR threats and Bezos’ promises to conduct a cleaner business.

Statistic of the decade: The massive deforestation of the Amazon

At the cost of over $2,000 per acre—and that is the cheapest I could find—it isn’t cheap, totaling over $30 billion to replace what the Amazon lost this decade.

Indigenous protectors are defending the Amazon and ‘paying with their lives’

Human rights groups warned in an open letter that the Amazon’s last uncontacted indigenous people face “genocide,” amid raging fires and mounting incursions into their territories.

‘Seattle is not for sale:’ Voters rebuke Amazon, re-electing Socialist Kshama...

The re-election victory “has been a major repudiation, not only of Amazon and of Jeff Bezos himself, as the richest man in the world, but also it has been a referendum on the vision for Seattle.”

30+ civil rights organizations call on elected officials to stop Amazon’s...

"Our elected officials must demand answers from their law enforcement officials, and must put a stop to these dangerous practices.”

California polluters may soon buy carbon “offsets” from the Amazon —...

Fires in the Brazilian Amazon have outraged the world. But what can people living far from the world’s largest rainforest do to save...

‘The future of Earth is at risk’: New drone footage of...

"Global demand for meat is destroying the Amazon rainforest."

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Key US ally indicted for organ trade murder scheme

Is this the final unraveling of the Western narrative of "humanitarian intervention" in Kosovo, and a crack in the "accountability-free zone" of impunity for U.S. and allied war crimes?

Bee populations are thriving in the UK as human lifestyle changed due to pandemic

This news is definitely something to “bee” happy about and should give us hope that our actions really can make a difference and improve the Earth.

‘An absolute outrage’: Sanders rips ‘wealthy tax cheats’ as CBO estimates $381 billion in...

“The richest 1% is responsible for 70% of all unpaid taxes... Congress is leaving hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes uncollected from the wealthy.”

Who for Veep?

The big question for Bernie-ites is who they want for vice-president.

“Thank you for your service”: pardons for war criminals and indifference for those damaged...

I can’t remember who recently said it, but the point has been made that we often call people heroes because it’s easier to sacrifice them when they’re given this honorific and simply move on.