We live in a system that conditions us to celebrate each other for sacrificing ourselves to work.
The employees were outspoken about the company’s climate impacts and poor labor conditions during the pandemic.
Alabama enticed Amazon to build the Bessemer facility by offering a subsidy financed by an income tax on residents.
Last week, Amazon turned a few tweets into a PR mess. Those tweets, it turns out, were on order from Jeff Bezos himself.
The police chief of Bessemer, Alabama, says off-duty cops have been hired by Amazon as “security” for the facility.
Amazon said its drivers were lying about urinating in bottles on shift, but documents show it is aware of the practice.
If workers successfully unionize, it could set off a wave of union drives at Amazon facilities across the country.
As budget chairman, Sanders has introduced bills to tax corporations and the wealthy while helping the working class.
If the workers successfully unionize, Sanders has said it would be a “shot heard around the world.”
Sanders and Warren proposed a bill to raise taxes on corporations that pay CEOs 50 times what they pay average workers.