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Amazon VP Quits In Support Of Fired Whistleblowers

May 6, 2020

Senior Amazon engineer Tim Bray said the firings were evidence of “a vein of toxicity running through the company culture.” We get a response from Chris Smalls, one of those fired workers.

Workers Are Fighting Back

April 30, 2020

Labor journalist Sarah Jaffe says despite unprecedented challenges, working people are finding new ways to organize for basic protections during the coronavirus pandemic.

Fired Amazon Worker Chris Smalls: Support May Day Strikers

April 28, 2020

Frontline workers across the world are organizing wildcat strikes on May Day, demanding protective gear and hazard pay from companies making record profits.

Amazon Workers Hold Nationwide Strikes As COVID-19 Sweeps Warehouses

April 22, 2020

Fired Amazon employee Chris Smalls says workers will protest until they feel protected, while Amazon-owned Whole Foods is ranking stores where employees are most likely to unionize.

‘We’re Not Treated Like We’re Essential. We’re Treated Like We’re Disposable.’

April 8, 2020

Amazon is using COVID-19 rules to control their employees, not to protect them, says an Amazon worker who took part in the fourth strike at a Chicago facility.

Fired Amazon Worker Chris Smalls Responds To Leaked Smear Campaign Plans

April 3, 2020

Amazon executives described Smalls as “not smart or articulate.” Smalls was fired after organizing a walkout over employee safety at Amazon’s Staten Island warehouse.

48 States to Investigate Google: Anti-Trust or Politicking?

48 States to Investigate Google: Anti-Trust or Politicking?

September 12, 2019

While there are real reasons to be concerned about Google’s immense power, this investigation is quite politically motivated, explains former financial regulator Bill Black

How Big Tech Has Helped Big Oil Automate the Climate Crisis

How Big Tech Helped Big Oil Automate the Climate Crisis

April 1, 2019

Companies such as Google, Amazon, and Microsoft have triumphantly announced themselves as petroleum production partners, Gizmodo reporter Brian Merchant has documented in a recent report

Ocasio-Cortez celebrates Amazon's NYC pullout

Ocasio-Cortez celebrates Amazon’s NYC pullout

February 15, 2019

U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cheered the decision by Amazon.com Inc to scrap its plans to build an outpost in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs

Global Tech Companies Renew Push for Control Over All Data

Global Tech Companies Renew Push for Control Over All Data

February 6, 2019

Google, Amazon, Facebook, among others, have developed ecommerce rules that would benefit them and, with the help of the US government, hope to have them adopted by the World Trade Organization. CEPR’s Deborah James discusses the implications