Amazon

10 Dec 2018

Why You Should Not Use Amazon To Buy Holiday Gifts

Amazon robots sprayed bear repellent on human workers last week, the perfect symbol of what all-assimilating retail greed-Borg Amazon has become in 2018. There are a ton of reasons why you should not shop on Amazon for your holiday gifts, and punishing companies who hospitalize dozens of minimum-wage workers in

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30 Nov 2018

The Bizarre Backstory of the “Can You Feel It” Amazon Commercial Song

That awesome “Can You Feel It” Amazon commercial song in the awful “Singing Boxes” holiday commercial is so catchy that you figure there’s no way an Amazon ad person wrote it. They did not! That song was written by Michael Jackson himself (along with brother Jackie), and has a fascinating early

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06 Sep 2018

We Went to Burning Man to Tell Tech: Stop Supporting ICE

By Marisa Franco In the midst of the twisted metal and neon light art installations of Burning Man, we added one more: a tall wooden cage, like those in prisons throughout the country where President Trump has locked away thousands of immigrants. Immigrants have been rounded up and imprisoned by Immigration

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10 Jul 2018

Salesforce Employees Join #TechWontBuildIt Fight

The protest and press conference was a response to Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, The demands of Salesforce employees follow similar actions by workers at IBM, Google, Microsoft and Amazon, who are demanding their company cancel contracts with the federal government in response to Trump administration policies.

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06 Apr 2018

This Week in News: Trump, Sports Ball, and China

This week has been a lot of Trump, sports, another shooting, scapegoating and more Trump. As much as I hate to focus so heavily on the crap coming out of the White House, this week’s news pretty much dictates that I do just that. I apologize in advance. But let’s

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15 Oct 2017

Look at the Weird & Fun Crap I Found on Amazon

I just randomly happened upon this stream on Amazon that shows you all kinds fun and weird chachkies and crap you can buy. So I figured I’d share some of my favorites with you. If you like something, buy it through the link I attached to it. That way we

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11 Dec 2013

Organ Grind: A South American Food Journal Part 4, Beef Heart of Darkness

Grill master working the heat As the latter part of the above title flat-footedly implies, this weeks article has me journeying into savage, humid environs redolent of the morally queasy atmosphere of Joseph Conrad’s most famous novel.  Instead of the Belgian Congo, however, I find myself in Peru’s Amazon Basin.

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24 Feb 2012

Broke-Ass Mom Survives a Travelling Partner

With my husband travelling quite a bit lately, it’s got me thinking how does a Broke-Ass Mom survive without her Broke-Ass partner? (I also think about all you single parents out there, and every day I have a new found respect for you, really, you should all be proud of

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