Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Tag: Jeff Bezos

Bernie’s right: Three billionaires really do have more wealth than half...

And in addition to the 3 billionaires Bernie mentioned, we should also be worried about the expanding fortunes of multi-generational wealth dynasties.

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."

Columnist Thiessen, in calling AOC ‘economically illiterate,’ displays own economic ignorance

After all, while the brief bio at the end of his column doesn’t mention it, the newspaper he writes for is owned by Bezos, Amazon’s founder, CEO and the world’s richest man.

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.

Jeff Bezos has enough! It’s time for a maximum wage.

A Q&A with author Sam Pizzigati.

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 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.

Amazon’s worst bargain yet

The retail behemoth wants your local government's business, but there's a hidden cost to low prices: Local businesses get shut out.

This CEO wants a key to your house

Jeff Bezos expects you to pay for the privilege of letting Amazon employees enter your home when you're not there.

The great Scamazon

Instead of giving your hard-earned dollars to Amazon this holiday season consider staying local.

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Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

The taint on Trump

What has our country become? A country that accepts rapists as their leaders?

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."

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.”

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...