Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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Amazon’s plastic packaging problem is growing, Oceana report finds

The report found that Amazon produced 709 million pounds of plastic packaging waste in 2021, up 18 percent from the 599 million pounds Oceana estimated it produced in 2020.

On Black Friday, Amazon workers in 40+ countries strike and protest...

"We have to make Amazon pay all its workers a decent wage in dignified workplaces and for its environmental damage."

‘Great day for labor’: NLRB rejects Amazon attempt to overturn union...

"This was an outrageous union-busting campaign by Amazon and we're demanding the company come to the table to bargain," said an attorney for the Amazon Labor Union.

Amazon announces plan to adopt green hydrogen to decarbonize operations

Amazon signed an agreement with Plug Power to "supply 10,950 tons per year of green hydrogen," which will replace grey hydrogen, diesel and other fossil fuels.

Report warns taxpayer money is fueling ‘pandemic greed grab’ by US...

Amazon, which has reported $10.3 billion in recent federal contracts, paid CEO Andy Jassy 6,474 times more than it paid its median worker last year.

Amazon, Starbucks and the sparking of a new American union movement

Media interest in the campaigns at Starbucks and Amazon suggests the American public may finally be paying attention.

Amazon workers’ astounding win, and how corporate America is trying to...

Let’s hope it marks the beginning of a renewal of worker power in America.

Amazon workers in Staten Island clinch a historic victory

The ALU clinched a decisive victory today, winning by a wide margin to create the first unionized workplace in Amazon’s extensive network of fulfillment, delivery, and sortation centers across the U.S.

Sanders vows ‘strong solidarity’ for multi-state Amazon worker walkout

"If Jeff Bezos can afford a $500 million yacht, a $23 million mansion with 25 bathrooms, and a rocket ship to blast a comedian to outer space, you know what?" said the U.S. senator. "Amazon can afford to give its employees a $3 raise."

Red Rocks rejects biometrics for event entry

The event venue located in Colorado announced it will abandon palm scanning for event entry and will ban all biometric surveillance at its events.

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An urgent plea to leftists in the 6 battleground states likely to decide the...

If we want to remain a country where we still have the ability to agitate for justice and equality, then it’s incumbent on us to vote with that in mind.

Global uprising: Protests erupt worldwide against economic support for Gaza conflict

The wave of protests swept major cities across the globe, with significant disruptions reported on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, downtown Los Angeles, and key transport routes in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Wizz Air commits to cutting-edge eco-friendly fuel made from human waste

Turning Waste into Wayfare: Discover how Wizz Air is propelling the future of flight with its groundbreaking move to fuel planes with a resource as ubiquitous as human waste. A clean sky is no longer just a dream but a destination.

‘Should be a global wake-up call’: Coral reefs suffer fourth mass bleaching event

This phenomenon signals a dire warning about the escalating impacts of climate change on these vital underwater ecosystems.

Donald Trump faces groundbreaking criminal trial as first former U.S. President in the dock

With jury selection underway, the world watches as this unprecedented trial unfolds, potentially reshaping America's political landscape.