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A Worldwide Workers’ Revolt Against Amazon Has Begun
Updated On: Jun 10, 2021
June 4, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | (Click here to view full image.) The union drive at Amazon’s 885,000-square-foot warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, failed. But the historic campaign nabbed global headlines and added fuel to ongoing workers’ revolts across the world. Strikes by Amazon workers in Italy, Germany, and India are coalescing into an international struggle against the world’s fourth-most valuable company and its grueling working conditions and intensive surveillance. Since the dawn of capitalism, bosses have found innovations to oversee and extract more work from the overstressed bodies of their labor force. But Amazon’s minute surveillance of workers… In These TimesIN THESE TIMES ILLUSTRATION/RYAN OLBRYSH
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