Council Member Rivera (photo: John McCarten/City Council) By Emma Whitford, Gotham Gazette Manhattan City Council Member Carlina Rivera is part of a growing coalition of Council members pushing for city government’s first major commitment to a seldom-utilized affordable housing model. In the face of rapid gentrification, they say, the city should invest $850,000 in Community […]
By Hamilton Nolan, Splinter News When a company goes public, though, there are lots of bothersome reporting requirements and big investors who want to see annoying things like “profits,” and all the early VC guys have already waltzed off with their money, and suddenly things can get very grim. Which brings us to the famous […]
The e-commerce giant Amazon is worth a trillion dollars. But the megacorporation is not into sharing–least of all with the Amazon workers whose labor produces all this profit. No U.S. Amazon facility is unionized. By By Joyce Chediac, Liberation Amazon workers are subjected to dangerous, exhausting and stressful conditions. This includes mandatory 70-hour work weeks […]
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