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How Corporations Pumped Up CEO Pay While Their Low-Wage Workers Suffered in the Pandemic
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How Corporations Pumped Up CEO Pay While Their Low-Wage Workers Suffered in the Pandemic
May 18, 2021

More than half of the country’s 100 largest low-wage employers rigged pay rules in 2020 to give CEOs 29 percent average raises while their frontline employees made 2 percent less.

Bad Bezos
May 14, 2021

It used to be that the worst thing America had to worry about was turning into a Third World country. Amazon shows that we could end up becoming worse than Third World.

Bad Bezos
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Big Tech’s Monopoly Creep
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Big Tech’s Monopoly Creep
May 7, 2021

The 2020 House report on competition in digital markets was damning in its content but feeble in its consequences, and the reason may be found within the report. At some point a particularly abusive tactic of Amazon is noted.

Big Tech’s Gravest Sin? Working With the Security State
January 30, 2021

Big Tech has had a long-standing relationship with the U.S. government and military. During World War II, the government used IBM’s punch card technology to keep track of prisoners at unconstitutional domestic internment camps housing Japanese Americans, who even government reports admitted posed no threat to the American war effort.

Big Tech’s Gravest Sin? Working With the Security State
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It’s Time to Rein In Amazon’s Empire
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It’s Time to Rein In Amazon’s Empire
December 16, 2020

by Christy HOFFMAN The world is entering an era of undeniable change that will be defined by our collective response to the human and economic devastation left by the pandemic. As Covid-19 continues to spread across the globe, Amazon´s rise to the top of the winner-take-all economy is a call to action to progressive forces who still believe […]

Liberalism’s Fear Of Shelby Steele
October 20, 2020

You might have heard that Amazon has refused to add a new documentary, What Killed Michael Brown?, to its streaming service. The documentary was written by and stars the conservative black scholar Shelby Steele, and was directed by his son Eli Steele. In it, the elder Steele examines the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson a few years back, and its place in the larger story of race in America.

Liberalism’s Fear Of Shelby Steele
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FORECAST: Amazon Will Endorse Fake Labor Unionism to Back Google’s ‘Online-Election’ – A Color Revolution Against Trump
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FORECAST: Amazon Will Endorse Fake Labor Unionism to Back Google’s ‘Online-Election’ – A Color Revolution Against Trump
May 13, 2020

When Covid-19 is potentially used as a pretext, Labor must resist being operationalized for a Google online election

Jeff Bezos’s Politics
August 24, 2019

Where wealth rules, the public do not — cannot. It’s either the one, or else the other, that will rule, in any country. Either there will be more of Big Brother; or else there will be ending it.

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