Friday, 28 January , 2022

Amazon

Amazon patents show new level of surveillance

Amazon has registered 17 new patents for biometric technology intended to help its doorbell cameras identify “suspicious” people by scent, skin texture, fingerprints, eyes,...

Bernie Sanders Announces He’s Voting No on $778 Billion Defense Bill

By Sharon Zhang November 17, 2021 Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) announced on Tuesday that he’s planning to vote against the Senate’s defense bill that would authorize a...

Brazil water survey heightens alarm over extreme drought

By DIANE JEANTET August 27, 2021 The Brazilian scientists were skeptical. They ran different models to check calculations, but all returned the same startling result. The country...

Billionaires Race to Privatize & Monopolize Space as Earth Burns &...

Jul 22, 2021 Image Credit: Blue Origin As the world’s richest man flies his Blue Origin rocket into suborbital space, here on Earth calls are growing...

They destroy Earth, they fly to the space. Stupid, antisocial, mad...

‘The thing I’ve wanted all my life’: Jeff Bezos to fly to space next month aboard rocket ship his company built Jun 7, 2021 Amazon founder...

Don’t Be Fooled, Corporate America Is Crushing the Working Class

Today’s largest employers are Amazon and Walmart, each paying far less per hour and routinely exploiting their workers, who have little recourse. by Robert Reich * Apr.6,...

The international struggle of Amazon workers and its significance

A Worldwide Workers' Revolt Against Amazon Has Begun By Luis Feliz Leon April 15, 2021 The union drive at Amazon’s 885,000-square-foot warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, failed. But...

Former FBI Officials Tapped for Amazon’s Growing Security Apparatus

As Amazon faces antitrust scrutiny, counterfeiting, and worker activism, the company is staffing up with former FBI agents focused on security and intelligence gathering. By...

Amazon changes timing of traffic lights in Alabama town to derail...

18 Feb, 2021 Online retail giant Amazon was so desperate to scuttle a unionization drive among warehouse workers in Alabama that it actually had traffic...

Rare Nasa photos reveal Amazon ‘gold rivers’

Feb. 11, 2021 Stunning rare photographs published by Nasa have revealed the extent of gold mining - much of it thought to be illegal -...