Terry Crews Cashes In On Amazon Union Busting Propaganda Gravy Train – The Majority Report

Brooklyn 99 actor Terry Crews is receiving intense criticism for “cosplaying as a poor person” in an Amazon union busting propaganda advertisement on TikTok that encourages people people to come work for the online retailer’s distribution centers.

Outrage as 400 VIP jets converge on Glasgow for global warming summit

There is outrage after Jeff Bezos’ $86 million Gulf Stream jet was among the hundreds of VIP jets flying into Scottish environmental summit COP26. Around 400 private jets carrying heads of state, billionaires, business leaders and celebrities have converged on Glasgow for a global warming summit. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ $US65 million ($86 million) GulfContinue reading “Outrage as 400 VIP jets converge on Glasgow for global warming summit”

The number of billionaires grew by 13.4% in 2020 – making the pandemic a ‘windfall to billionaire wealth’

A new report from research firm Wealth-X found that the number of global billionaires rose above 3,000 in 2020. It’s a first, per the report, with billionaires around the world increasing their collective wealth by 5.7%. Wealth taxes have been floated as one way to redistribute wealth and address pandemic inequity. The pandemic was aContinue reading “The number of billionaires grew by 13.4% in 2020 – making the pandemic a ‘windfall to billionaire wealth’”

Survey Shows People No Longer Believe Working Hard Will Lead To A Better Life

A growing sense of inequality is undermining trust in both society’s institutions and capitalism, according to a long-running global survey. The 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer – now in its 20th year – has found many people no longer believe working hard will give them a better life. Despite strong economic performance, a majority of respondents inContinue reading “Survey Shows People No Longer Believe Working Hard Will Lead To A Better Life”

Amazon Denied a Worker Pregnancy Accommodations. Then She Miscarried.

Patty Hernandez, a 23-year-old Amazon warehouse worker in Tracy, California, miscarried after pleading with her manager and human resources for lighter duty. Tracy, California is an hour drive inland from the San Francisco. If you’re an Amazon customer in the San Francisco Bay Area, chances are your packages pass through the hands of an AmazonContinue reading “Amazon Denied a Worker Pregnancy Accommodations. Then She Miscarried.”

Journalists, activists among 50,000 targets of Israeli spyware — reports

NSO Group’s Pegasus malware was abused by its government clients to spy on journalists, opposition politicians and rights activists, an investigation revealed. The targets also include presidents and prime ministers. An investigation by an international consortium of journalists published Sunday revealed that activists, journalists, politicians, and business executives from around the world were targeted by a military-gradeContinue reading “Journalists, activists among 50,000 targets of Israeli spyware — reports”

Amazon destroying millions of items of unsold stock in one of its UK warehouses every year, ITV News investigation finds

Richard Pallot reveals the millions of stock items Amazon destroys each year Online giant Amazon is destroying millions of items of unsold stock every year, products that are often new and unused, ITV News can reveal. Footage gathered by ITV News shows waste on an astonishing level. And this is from just one of 24 fulfilment centresContinue reading “Amazon destroying millions of items of unsold stock in one of its UK warehouses every year, ITV News investigation finds”

Bernie Sanders Protests New Senate Bill That Gives Money to Jeff Bezos-Owned Firm

Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has spoken out against a Senate bill amendment that could give $10 billion in taxpayer money to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos‘ space travel company, Blue Origin. The bill in question is the Endless Frontier Act. The bill would invest $130 billion into science and technology research in order to keep the U.S. competitive in the international spaceContinue reading “Bernie Sanders Protests New Senate Bill That Gives Money to Jeff Bezos-Owned Firm”

UK pushes for financial services to be exempt from G7 global tax plan

British finance minister Rishi Sunak is pushing for financial services firms to be exempt from a new global tax system which was agreed last week by the Group of Seven (G7) economies, sources familiar with the negotiations said. One of the officials said Britain – home of Europe’s biggest financial hub – had put aContinue reading “UK pushes for financial services to be exempt from G7 global tax plan”

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