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January 6, 2022
Welcoming Our Robot Overlords
Corporations like Amazon have lives of their own—and they control ours.
Olúfémi O. Táíwò
December 28, 2021
There Was No Union. There Was No Plan.
A tornado hit an Amazon warehouse in Illinois and killed six workers. Would a union have made a difference?
November 8, 2021
“Corporate Democrat Goes Down to Defeat in Virginia”…
...is a headline you didn’t see last week. But it contains more truth than all the scare-mongering over critical race theory.
Jennifer C. Berkshire
October 28, 2021
The Strange State of the Novel in the “Age of Amazon”
A conversation with Mark McGurl about how the company changed the way books are written and the consequences of a service oriented reading culture.
August 3, 2021
Sell This Book!
Corporate publishing wants to turn all readers into renters. We’re trying to stop them.
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July 9, 2021
Meet MacKenzie Scott, Our New Good Billionaire
With Bill Gates in disgrace, oligarchy's apologists have been pushing Scott as a replacement. But is Jeff Bezos's ex-wife really an improvement?
June 22, 2021
Appointing Lina Khan May Be the Best Thing Joe Biden Has Done
Massive corporations have wielded extraordinary power over our economy for the past 40 years. That’s about to end. Why? Because there’s a new sheriff in town.
June 22, 2021
Amazon’s Investments in Israel Reveal Complicity in Settlements and Military Operations
Before you click buy on Prime Day, consider Amazon’s role in terrorizing Palestinians.
Spencer Louis Potiker
May 19, 2021
Was the Failed Union Drive in Bessemer a Net Positive for the Labor Movement?
Will it demonstrate the need for labor law reform—or will it scare workers away from organizing?
April 27, 2021
What Next for Amazon Workers?
How labor can leverage the current antitrust revival to advance unionization at Amazon and other giant corporations.