Amazon’s JFK8 Warehouse (October 14th, 2020)

Farhiyo Warsame, a warehouse worker, was targeted, surveilled, and fired by Amazon after speaking up about unsafe conditions at work, according to the Awood Center. Amazon tracked Farhiyo’s time in between each small task and used the accumulated extra seconds to justify threats for her eventual termination. Through this “rate”…

Top 6 Amazon #CyberMonday Prime deals.

“I can almost hear the giant whooshing sound of my local elementary schools being defunded”

6. Amazon, the second wealthiest company in the US, bends our local and federal governments to gift itself an astonishing $4.2 billion in public subsidies!

Amazon paid an effective 4.3% corporate tax from 2018–2020, including -1.2% in 2018 (yes, negative). Jeff Bezos paid a true tax rate of 0.98% between 2014 and 2018. …

Dear Federal Trade Commissioners,

In purchasing smart surveillance devices that record everything we do and say, consumers unknowingly supply Big Tech with endless streams of data. The data collected fuels and solidifies corporate monopolies at the expense of consumers, workers, and communities. The harms caused by this widespread, unregulated corporate…

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