Amazon Union Elections: Will Second Verse Be Same as the First?

Amazon Labor Organizing Tech

     New Orleans      It seems like we’re still in mourning and recovery from the devasting union loss at Amazon’s Bessemer, Alabama warehouse, and now workers have announced that they are filing for an election in a giant fulfillment center, employing 5000 workers, in Staten Island, New York.  This is an exciting and important development …

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Amazonians United

Amazon Labor Organizing Tech

            Little Rock      For ninety minutes I participated in a fascinating call, organized by Organizing Upgrade, about the obstacles that workers face in trying to protect themselves, secure their rights, and, if possible, organize collectively at Amazon.  The participants included activists, veteran union organizers, writers, and current Amazon workers.  The organizing climate is such that …

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O’Keefe Scammed and Submerged

ACORN International Labor Organizing Louisiana Recovery

        New Orleans      Remember James O’Keefe, the video-scammer, rouge editor, spy poser, convicted miscreant, and damages payer?  Probably not, although certainly given the damage he wrought to ACORN in the USA a dozen years ago, I can’t forget or forgive him.  He and his misnamed Project Veritas were rightwing darlings in the time of …

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