“If Amazon is trying to eat the world, it’s also bringing many disparate sets of workers and activists and communities together to fight against them,” a Jacobin staff writer pointed out.
Facebook Employees Are Losing Confidence In Leadership And Less Than Half Intend To Stay
As the media giant faces a potential exodus due to a series of publicized crises, results from its latest “Pulse” poll were released internally, and it’s not good news.
Heftiest Profit Margins For Companies Since 1950 Debunks “Wage-Inflation” Story From Most CEOs
Businesses paid their employees 12 percent more in the last quarter from a year earlier, but profits were up 37 percent, so price increases more than covered their increased costs.
Leftist Xiomara Castro Claims Victory In Honduran Vote — Ruling Nationalist Party Irked
“We win! We win!” Castro, Honduras’ former first lady who is making her third presidential run. “Today the people have made justice. We have reversed authoritarianism.”
Grimes Is Now Referring To Herself As The “Marie Antoinette-Esque Symbol of Inequality”
A “symbol of inequality” sort of comes with the territory when you start dating a billionaire, defend his illegal union-busting, and yet still claim to have a vision for an egalitarian utopia.
Wage Theft Affects Almost 3 Times More People Than Other Kinds Of Robberies Combined
Research shows that well over two-thirds of low-wage workers have been the victims of wage theft, and most victims never sue or complain to government officials.
Kellogg’s Is Going To Permanently Replace The Workers That Have Been On Strike Since Oct 5
The giant corporation said it had no choice but to permanently replace the striking workers with scabs to cover the “staffing shortage.”
Liquor-Store Owner Sees Workers Quit Because They Can Go “Find A New Job On Their Lunch Break”
For the first time in years, workers realize they now have more bargaining power and are rejecting low pay, lack of benefits, and positions that risk Covid exposure.
Fed Up Amazon Workers Planning Strike On Black Friday–The Busiest Shopping Day Of The Year
“The pandemic has exposed how Amazon places profits ahead of workers, society, and our planet,” the coalition stated in its demands document. “It is time to Make Amazon Pay.”
China Now Leads US In Race To Grab Top Slot During The Current Global Wealth Surge
The two-thirds share of all the wealth in the two most affluent countries on the planet, owned by the top 10 percent, has been steadily growing for decades.