Jeff Bezos

Amazon Gets $3 Billion in NY Tax Breaks While Underfunded Public Transport Enters 'Death Spiral'

Amazon Gets $3 Billion in NY Tax Breaks While Underfunded Public Transport Enters ‘Death Spiral’

November 22, 2018

Prof. Richard Wolff explains why the $3 billion subsidy for one of the world’s largest corporations is a terrible waste of public money

Is Orwell's Big Brother Here? Bezos & Amazon Team up With Defense, CIA & ICE

Is Orwell’s Big Brother Here? Bezos & Amazon Team up With Defense, CIA & ICE

October 26, 2018

Silicon Valley giants like Amazon & Palantir team up with ICE to hunt down immigrants, pick out the innocent as potential criminals, and build the cloud for Defense Department and CIA. Is Big Brother here? Bob Sheer outlines the problem    

Rep. Ro Khanna Denounces Support for Saudis in Yemen and Interventionist Foreign Policy

Rep. Ro Khanna Denounces Support for Saudis in Yemen and Interventionist Foreign Policy

September 10, 2018

Ro Khanna addresses the war in Yemen and his new bill co-sponsored with Bernie Sanders that would force billionaires like Jeff Bezos to pay fair wages or face penalties

Cities Offer Amazon Dangerous Incentives

November 29, 2017

Amazon has received 238 bids from North American cities vying to host its new headquarters, and some are offering the company extreme incentives that undermine democracy, says economist Dean Baker

Ownership of WaPo by CIA Contractor Puts U.S. Journalism in Dangerous Terrain

January 14, 2014

Norman Solomon: There is a major conflict of interest in the ownership of The Washington Post by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who holds a $600 million contract with the CIA