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“Right-to-Work” Laws Are an Assault on Union Organizing

The closed shop is a powerful weapon of the working class. This week, legislatures in Montana and Colorado defeated efforts to turn their states into anti-union right-to-work states like Alabama, where Amazon workers in Bessemer are fighting to form a union.

Scott Cooper

March 4, 2021

Amazon Workers’ Unionization Efforts Are Spreading

Teamsters are spearheading an effort to unionize Amazon workers in Iowa.

B.C. Daurelle

March 4, 2021

If You Marched in Black Lives Matter, Support Unionizing Amazon

Black Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama were inspired by last summer's anti-racist uprising to fight for a union. They need active support and solidarity from every single person who fights for a world where Black Lives Matter.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

March 2, 2021

“A Lot of Changes Need to Happen”: Amazon Workers on Why they Need to Unionize

In an interview with The Valley Labor Report, two Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama talk about why they need to unionize.

Left Voice

March 2, 2021

Amazon Is Desperate to Stop the Union Drive in Alabama

The company is offering a "quitting bonus" and even changing traffic lights. This struggle is not about one factory — it will have effects around the world.

Nathaniel Flakin

February 25, 2021

Amazon Workers in Alabama Started Voting Yesterday — They Could Make History

This week, Amazon workers near Birmingham started voting about joining a union. This could be a historic change for an anti-union company.

Nathaniel Flakin

February 9, 2021

Philanthropy: Tool of the Capitalist System

Jeff Bezos is stepping down from Amazon to “focus on his passions,” including philanthropy --- which is little more than a way for the mega-rich to bolster their reputations as they try to obfuscate the fact that they are pillars of a system responsible for society’s ills.

Ezra Brain

February 6, 2021

The Biggest Unionizing Struggle in Amazon’s History is Happening in Alabama

Just outside Birmingham, Alabama, warehouse workers are mounting the largest unionization fight in Amazon’s history. Their victory will be a win for the entire working class.

Jason Koslowski

January 30, 2021

Remembering Christian Krähling, an Amazon Worker in Germany

On December 10, Christian Krähling, an Amazon worker from Germany, died. For more than seven years, he led strikes against the richest man in the world.

Nathaniel Flakin

January 5, 2021