Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Tag: Amazon

‘We are not robots’: Amazon workers across Europe walk out on...

Amazon CEO "Jeff Bezos is the richest bloke on the planet; he can afford to sort this out," says a U.K. union leader.

The voices of Amazon women and a visionary declaration to protect...

"The Amazon Rainforest ecosystems are vital lungs of the Earth. Thus, the justice and well-being for the people of Sarayaku is inseparably tied to the fate of all people worldwide."

NY politician: We need to block $3 billion handout for Amazon...

New York Assemblymember Ron Kim is introducing legislation to block the deal and redirect taxpayer money away from Amazon subsidies and toward student debt relief.

As Jeff Bezos earns $191K per minute, why are NY &...

Many local politicians have openly criticized authorities in New York and Virginia for backing the deals, which will create a total of 50,000 jobs.

Amazon, and America’s real divide

What does Amazon’s decisions have to do with America’s political tumult? Turns out, quite a lot.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, October 3

D.C. Democrats vote to overturn tipped wage increase approved by voters, Bernie Sanders issues a statement on Amazon's minimum wage increase, Trump makes fun of Kavanaugh accuser and more.

Bernie releases statement on Amazon minimum wage increase

“What Mr. Bezos has done today is not only enormously important for Amazon’s hundreds of thousands of employees, it could well be a shot heard around the world."

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, October 2

Amazon adopts $15 minimum wage, California bans animal-tested cosmetics and becomes first state to require women on corporate boards, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 14

15 groups account for nearly all dark money, Trump claim Democrats rigged hurricane death toll, Bezos commits fraction of $163B fortune to help homeless, and more.

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