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05 Sep 2019

6 Things You Can Actually Do to Help If You Care About the Amazon Forest

By Kate Haverston We’ve all seen the heart wrenching footage of the Amazon Rainforest as it burns down. It’s especially stunning considering the sheer size of it — the Amazon spreads into eight different countries in South America and covers 40 percent of the entire continent. Of course, these trees

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09 Aug 2019

How to Boycott Amazon

Amazon is incredibly convenient. You can get nearly anything imaginable delivered to your house, and often do so the very next day. Yes, they make life much easier. But they are also shady as hell and don’t deserve your money. And because of that we need to boycott Amazon. Why

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16 Jul 2019

Amazon Workers Strike in Minnesota & Around the World

Our Tech Column was made possible by the fine folks at Mozilla Firefox.  The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation believes the Internet must always remain a global public resource that is open and accessible to all.  And that’s why we love Firefox. Amazon. The fast-growing, brick and mortar eating, global retail superpower,

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12 Jul 2019

Which Bay Area Tech Companies Pay No Corporate Taxes?

The spectacular wealth of Bay Area tech firms is driving up the cost of everything from your rent to a loaf of bread. But many of these companies are paying nothing whatsoever in federal taxes, racking up billions in profits while homelessness runs rampant, our infrastructure is crumbling, and income

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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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