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  1. forest fantasy
    At Amazon’s HQ2, Pretending to Be Green Takes a Lot of EnergyAll those trees can’t cancel out the costs of growing them on a tower.
  2. covid-19
    New York Takes On Amazon Over COVID Safety MeasuresIn a lawsuit, State Attorney General Letitia James alleges that the company put workers at risk of infection.
  3. business
    A Major Union Election Will Go Ahead at AmazonWorkers in Alabama will vote on organizing with the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union beginning on Monday.
  4. amazon
    Jeff Bezos to Step Down As Amazon CEOAndy Jassy, who leads Amazon’s massive cloud-computing team, will take over as CEO in Q3. The world’s richest man will stay on as executive chairman.
  5. the national interest
    Why Do Trump Fans Think Amazon Proved Mail Ballots Are Fraudulent?Tucker Carlson is so bad at populism.
  6. social media
    Amazon, Apple, and Google Cut Off Parler, Citing Failure to Moderate ExtremismThe site, which has been a haven for many on the far right, may not be long for this world in the aftermath of the Capitol riot.
  7. monopoly
    Amazon Will Sell PrimeInsulin for Your PrimeDiabetesMonopolies helped cause a health-care crisis. Another now steps in to profit.
  8. antitrust
    DOJ Launches First Major Antitrust Case Against GoogleThe search giant pays mobile companies and browsers to make Google their preset search engine. The Justice Department says that’s illegal.
  9. the top line
    Prime Day Highlights Why October Is the New NovemberThis year, with consumers bored at home and retailers wanting to spread out the shopping crowds, Black Friday has crept forward.
  10. pivot
    Will Tech’s Big Four Be Smart Enough to Help Break Themselves Up?Pivot’s Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss what’s next for tech’s largest firms after a House Judiciary report called for their dismantlement.
  11. the top line
    Softbank Found Another Dumb Way to InvestNaturally, the tech behemoth that lost billions on WeWork has found a new, weird thing to do with its investors’ cash.
  12. buyer’s market
    The Post Office Has a Financial Problem, Not a CrisisThere are business questions underlying many of the political questions that surround the USPS.
  13. pivot
    Is This the Beginning of the End of Big Tech As We Know It?Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss the House tech-antitrust hearing and how it could lead toward breaking up giants like Amazon or Facebook.
  14. the top line
    Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg Aren’t in the Same BoatAmazon is extremely popular – and doesn’t meet the definition of a monopoly. Facebook is a different situation.
  15. pivot
    How Should Congress Grill the Big 4 Tech CEOs?Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway play Antitrust Subcommittee members for a day.
  16. pivot
    Why Big Tech’s Congressional Testimony Will Be a BustScott Galloway and Kara Swisher discuss why they’re pessimistic about this month’s grilling of Zuckerberg, Bezos, Cook, and Pichai.
  17. covid-19
    Amazon’s Coronavirus Problem Is Worse Than It Let OnA COVID outbreak in Minneapolis is much worse than the company has admitted.
  18. pivot
    Amazon Finally Sees the Problem With Facial RecognitionKara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss big tech’s recent turn away from facial recognition and the racial-bias problems with the technology.
  19. technology
    Was the Obama Administration Too Soft on Big Tech?Kara Swisher talks with a key member of the president’s economic team about why companies like Google and Amazon were largely left unchecked.
  20. pivot
    Does It Make Sense for Amazon to Buy a Movie-Theater Chain?Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss the future of the fading power AMC and the upstart Grubhub.
  21. president trump
    Trump’s War on U.S. Institutions Reaches the Postal ServiceTrump has long pressured the Postal Service to charge Amazon more. With a loyalist as postmaster general, his wish may soon become a reality.
  22. pivot
    Amazon’s $4 Billion Coronavirus Investment Will Shred Its CompetitorsJeff Bezos’s plan to bolster Amazon’s supply chain is all the more reason for Congress to break it up, argue Pivot’s Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway.
  23. pivot
    Can Amazon, Uber, and Lyft All Thrive After the Coronavirus?Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway argue that there may not be space for all three giants to survive in the post-coronavirus landscape.
  24. coronavirus
    This May Day, Honor Labor by Compensating ItLabor is entitled to the wealth it creates. It deserves more than temporary hazard pay.
  25. coronavirus
    Amazon Walkouts Are SpreadingWorkers in Minnesota walked out last weekend, and other protests are planned.
  26. coronavirus
    Trump Threatens Postal Service With Loss of Funds If It Doesn’t Quadruple RatesThe president has a long-running fight with USPS over the rates it charges for delivery of packages – particularly those shipped by his enemy Amazon.
  27. coronavirus
    Amazon Workers Protest: ‘They Don’t Care Enough About Us’Activists say over 300 workers called out of their shifts nationwide to protest Amazon’s handling of the pandemic.
  28. coronavirus
    Four Tech Giants Are Solidifying Their Domination of the Post-Coronavirus WorldScott Galloway examines the staggering gains anticipated at Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon during the historic economic downturn.
  29. the economy
    The Companies That Stand to Profit From the PandemicNot everyone suffers when the GDP and Dow collapse.
  30. coronavirus
    Workers Are Trying to Avert a Deadly COVID-19 DisasterCOVID-19 has life-and-death stakes. Workers know that.
  31. coronavirus
    The Coronavirus Is Radicalizing WorkersThe working class was already in crisis before the coronavirus. Now they’re angrier than ever.
  32. coronavirus
    There’s No Such Thing As Unskilled LaborLow-wage work matters, and so does every low-wage worker.
  33. podcasts
    Galloway and Swisher on How Amazon Could Ride to the Rescue With COVID-19 Tests“We’d be all tucked in our beds with soup delivered to us if Amazon was running the show.”
  34. life after warming
    Jeff Bezos’s $10 Billion Climate Pledge Is Actually TinyJudged by the standards of the climate crisis, the sum is, practically speaking, almost nothing.
  35. environment
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion to Fight Effects of Climate ChangeIt’s a substantial figure from the founder of a company that reportedly threatened to fire employees who publicly condemned its carbon footprint.
  36. technocracy
    I Got a Ring Doorbell Camera. It Scared the Hell Out of Me.What it’s like to live with an Amazon Ring security camera.
  37. vision 2020
    Sanders, Warren Criticize Amazon As Campaigns Spend Six-Figure Sums on the SiteThe Sanders and Warren campaigns spent $233,000 and $151,000 respectively while calling for substantial reform at the anti-union e-commerce giant.
  38. the national interest
    Donald Trump’s War on JournalismHis attack on Amazon may be his most egregious abuse of power yet.
  39. the top line
    The Lessons of Away’s Weird Company CultureA hardass CEO isn’t necessarily a problem. But don’t let things get out of hand.
  40. the top line
    If Trump Is Reelected, He Will Come for Your Amazon PrimeThe president’s other major initiative to punish Amazon and Bezos may have significant, direct impacts on consumers.
  41. the top line
    No, New York Is Not Getting an Amazon Headquarters AnywayThere have been an awful lot of unwarranted victory laps in the last few days by opponents of the original deal.
  42. the national interest
    Retribution Against the Washington Post Owner Is Trump’s Gravest Abuse of PowerThe most dangerous and authoritarian act is hiding in plain sight.
  43. climate change
    The Amazon Rainforest Is on FireVast stretches of the Amazon are burning and humans are to blame.
  44. for fc’s sake
    Amazon’s ‘Ambassador’ Program Is Hilariously MisconceivedThe program is meant to be damage control, but it feels like a hostage situation.
  45. the national interest
    Trump Directs Government to Punish Washington Post OwnerTrump is going after Amazon as retribution for Jeff Bezos’s ownership of the Washington Post.
  46. amazon
    We Should Thank Amazon for Letting Us Have JobsAmazon jobs might be grueling and difficult, but at least there are electrolyte popsicles so you don’t die of dehydration.
  47. design
    The Labyrinthian Hell of the Prime Day InterfaceEven during its marquee sales event, Amazon’s website is nearly unusable.
  48. just asking questions
    Talking to the Law Student With a Novel Theory About Amazon’s PowerShaoul Sussman thinks the company may be breaking antitrust laws in a subtle but damaging way.
  49. new york city
    The Tech Industry Is Remaking New York City — Even Without Amazon’s HQ2As tech occupies an ever-larger place in the economy, it will continue to affect the city’s physical shape — but perhaps in more heterodox ways.
  50. international intrigue
    Bezos Security Chief Says Saudis Gained Access to Amazon Founder’s Phone, DataGavin de Becker says his team thinks the Saudis got into Bezos’s phone, and suggests that may be how AMI became aware of the Amazon CEO’s affair.
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