Grace talks to Alex Press, staff writer at Jacobin, about Amazon’s ruthless exploitation of its workforce, its deeply embedded culture of union busting, and its avoidance of basic labour regulation in its mission to become the ‘everything store’ — as well as how workers are coming together to resist the company.
You can read Alex’s recent work on Amazon and unions here (https://www.jacobinmag.com/2021/04/joe-biden-100-days-labor-movement-unions-pro-act), here (https://www.jacobinmag.com/2021/04/amazon-jeff-bezos-union-busting-workers-organize), and here (https://www.jacobinmag.com/2021/04/amazon-warehouses-fulfillment-centers-unionize-vote-rwdsu).
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