“Getting screwed by Amazon really radicalized me in a way,” McGah explained. “Amazon was not acting in good faith… treating its employees like garbage, and skirting labor law.”
Criticism of Amazon’s business model has exploded in recent years as workers have begun to speak out about the grueling schedules and often humiliating conditions.
Bitcoin, which already had the worst start of the year in its history, has dropped 16.8 percent just this week. Its record high of almost $68K in November is now below $35K.
“You should worry about the tornado situation more,” wrote one user. “Will any of your Amazon workers ever take the flight?” said another in response to his asinine post.
The option “make history” urges workers to pick up one million products, and one of the comments said the board is an example of the “gamification of underpaid work.”
“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.
Beasley noted that Bezos’ net worth increased by far more than $6 billion during the coronavirus pandemic and that Musk saw his net-worth rise by $6 billion in just one day.
The most prolific giver in the Forbes 400 ranking is George Soros, whose $16.8 billion in giving to Charities has towered over his $8.6 billion net worth.
The legal dispute with Blue Origin has thwarted collaboration between Nasa and SpaceX, delaying the 2024 deadline for the lunar mission.
“They can give it all to their own charity,” Bezos said at a press conference after his space jaunt. “Or they can share the wealth. It is up to them.”