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Participants seen holding signs and marching on a picket line during a solidarity event in Manhattan showing support for Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama. News
'A Huge, Huge Deal': Biden Issues Public Statement of Support for Alabama Amazon Workers Fighting for Union
"We haven't had this aggressive and positive of a statement from a president of the United States on behalf of workers in decades."
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Then-presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks during the SEIU Unions for All Summit in Los Angeles, California on October 4, 2019. (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images) News
Progressives Urge Biden to Prove 'Pro-Union' Stance by Publicly Backing Amazon Workers in Alabama
"One of the most important things a president can do to help working people is to have their backs when they challenge corporate power."
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Progressive activist and actor Danny Glover outside the Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama on Monday February 22, 2021. (Photo: BAmazon Union) Views
Danny Glover Explains Why He's in Alabama With Amazon Workers
"I agree with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's view that the best anti-poverty program is a union," says Hollywood actor and veteran progressive activist.
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Amazon Prime delivery van parked outside apartment building, Forest Hills, Queens, NY. (Photo: Lindsey Nicholson Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) News
Warnings of Growing 'Surveillance Empire' as AI Van Cameras Give Amazon 'Roaming Eyes in Every Neighborhood'
"Amazon will have the perfect panopticon in place to sweep up unprecedented amounts of data en masse," says Fight for the Future.
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An Amazon Flex driver loads their personal vehicle with packages outside the 1.2 million-square-foot BWI2 Amazon Fulfillment Center in the Chesapeake Commerce Center on April 14, 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) News
'How Greedy Can Amazon and Bezos Get?': Corporate Behemoth to Pay $62 Million Fine for Stealing Drivers' Tips
What needs to happen "is for the government to step in and take much more serious action than it's ever really contemplated to restrain, control, and ultimately break up Amazon," said Public Citizen's Robert Weissman.
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Team Tartan Rescue's CHIMP (CMU Highly Intelligent Mobile Platform) robot uses a hand-held power tool during the cutting task of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Robotics Challenge on June 6, 2015 in Pomona, California. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
A Closer Look at the AI Hype Machine: Who Really Benefits?
In a second "Gilded Age" where the power of billionaires and elites over our lives is now being widely questioned, what do we do about their ability to radically and undemocratically alter the landscape of our daily lives using the almighty algorithm?
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Legislators and advocates are increasingly urging the breaking up of tech titans like Facebook and Google. (Image: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) News
Kicking Trump Off Social Media Won't Save Democracy, Say Antitrust Experts
"If these firms are so powerful that they can be the primary gatekeepers between a president and the public, then they have outgrown democratic control."
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Public health workers, doctors, and nurses protest over lack of sick pay and personal protective equipment outside a hospital in the Bronx on April 17, 2020. News
'Good': Billionaire-Backed Effort to Upend US Healthcare System Collapses After Just 3 Years
"For-profit corporations ruined our healthcare system. They're not going to be the ones to fix it."
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Climate campaigners rally outside BlackRock headquarters in New York City on August 11, 2020. (Photo: Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images) News
Survey Shows Americans—Regardless of Partisan Affiliation—Don't Want Biden to Appoint a Corporate Cabinet
"People across party lines want an administration that is run by people who care about the public interest—not by corporate executives, lobbyists, and consultants."
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"Amazon Ring cameras are dangerous, not just for the people who buy them, but for their neighbors, their communities, and society as a whole," said Evan Greer of Fight for the Future. (Photo: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) News
A Threat to 'Both Society and Consumers': New Campaign Urges Reviewers to Stop Recommending Amazon Doorbell Cameras
"Ignoring the broader societal impact of a product does not make your review 'neutral,' it makes it reckless and incomplete."
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