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How Amazon Bullies, Manipulates, and Lies to Reporters

Mother Jones illustration; Getty Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters.It was a slow news day at Gizmodo, the tech website where Dell Cameron worked. Without a story of his own to report he decided to aggregate—a…

Amazon Threatened to Fire Some Employees for Speaking out on Climate

Amazon and other tech employees participate in the Global Climate Strike on September 20, 2019 in Seattle, Washington.Karen Ducey/Getty This story was originally published by the Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Amazon has threatened to fire employees for speaking publicly about the company’s role in the climate crisis, tech workers at the retail…

Heroes of the 2010s: Kshama Sawant, the Socialist Who Beat Amazon

Mother Jones illustration; Jason Redmond/Getty The staff of Mother Jones is rounding up the decade’s heroes and monsters. Find them all here. In 2013, an actual Trotskyist named Kshama Sawant was elected to the Seattle City Council. A Trotskyist is a kind of communist—not in the sense that Republicans call Democrats communists, but in the sense that communists…

Heroes of the 2010s: Wikipedia

Mother Jones illustration; NurPhoto/Getty The staff of Mother Jones is rounding up the decade’s heroes and monsters. Find them all here. Late at night, I read about obscure mob figures. When federal agents busted a bunch of Gambino associates a while back and announced a few had been spotted visiting an imprisoned Mafioso named Frank Locascio, I researched…