Warehouse and Distribution Work, Tough Times at the Choke Points

Labor Organizing Organizing

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/CN12222019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsNew Orleans        In the modern economy, warehouse, distribution, and logistical work has become critical for both big box stores, e-commerce, and transportation systems moving goods between all of these nodes and customers.  Some 1.2 million workers are directly employed in this sector now according to the …

Continue Reading

The “Amazoning” of Urban Economic Development

Ideas and Issues

http://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/CORR4443.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsNew Orleans     Amazon has spread its tentacles from books to groceries to virtually everything we touch as the premier online marketplace for America and increasing parts of the world.  There seems no end to their range from drone deliveries to explorations of space to the Washington Post.  …

Continue Reading