Tag: Amazon

May Day Action at Amazon Warehouse in Staten Island

On #MayDay dozens of nurses and other frontline workers came out to show solidarity for Amazon workers facing life-threatening working conditions during an action in front of the Amazon Warehouse in Staten Island . This demonstration was just one example of how workers facing common struggles can come together to show their power and amplify their shared demands as the working class. #PPEOverProfit #ProtectAmazonWorkers

Capitalist Profiteering in the Age of the Coronavirus

The legal framework under which capitalism operates allows the wealthy and big business to engage in the same kind of petty thievery as profiteers and price-gougers, except with impunity and on a massive scale. With the coronavirus pandemic, this is made blatantly obvious every day.

Amazon Won’t Let a Crisis Go to Waste

As the coronavirus crisis deepens, millions of workers are at risk of infection, layoffs, and lack of access to health care. But certain sectors are profiting tremendously as a direct result of the crisis.

Worker’s Voices From the Amazon Walk Out

“These people are working in fear. They only confirmed one case, there are at least 10 in here. There is no social distancing going on. People are packed on top of each other. Close this building now and pay us for every day that is closed. Close this building down, get it clean.”

Amazon’s Green Capitalism Is a Cruel Joke

Megacorporations like Amazon are racing to rebrand themselves as leaders in environmental sustainability. But capitalism is a system that is inherently dirty and unsustainable.

May Day Action at Amazon Warehouse in Staten Island

On #MayDay dozens of nurses and other frontline workers came out to show solidarity for Amazon workers facing life-threatening working conditions during an action in front of the Amazon Warehouse in Staten Island . This demonstration was just one example of how workers facing common struggles can come together to show their power and amplify their shared demands as the working class. #PPEOverProfit #ProtectAmazonWorkers

Capitalist Profiteering in the Age of the Coronavirus

The legal framework under which capitalism operates allows the wealthy and big business to engage in the same kind of petty thievery as profiteers and price-gougers, except with impunity and on a massive scale. With the coronavirus pandemic, this is made blatantly obvious every day.

Amazon Won’t Let a Crisis Go to Waste

As the coronavirus crisis deepens, millions of workers are at risk of infection, layoffs, and lack of access to health care. But certain sectors are profiting tremendously as a direct result of the crisis.

#ReHireChrisSmalls, Amazon Worker Fired for Organizing Walkout

On Monday, March 30, Chris Smalls helped organize and lead 50 workers in a walkout at the Amazon warehouse in Staten Island, New York. Workers took action because the company is failing to protect them. One of their coworkers tested positive for the coronavirus the week before; the company claims this is the only case, but workers say there have been at least 10 and that management has failed to notify them or properly clean the warehouse. They aren’t being given PPE and there isn’t social distancing inside the warehouse. Amazon workers walk out Voices from the Amazon Strike: Today

Worker’s Voices From the Amazon Walk Out

“These people are working in fear. They only confirmed one case, there are at least 10 in here. There is no social distancing going on. People are packed on top of each other. Close this building now and pay us for every day that is closed. Close this building down, get it clean.”

Amazon’s Green Capitalism Is a Cruel Joke

Megacorporations like Amazon are racing to rebrand themselves as leaders in environmental sustainability. But capitalism is a system that is inherently dirty and unsustainable.