Piece by Christian Poirier of Amazon Watch about the consequences of the election of fascist Jair Bolsonaro for the lungs of the planet, it’s trees, plants, wildlife and its indigenious people.
We publish the call launched by the Spanish Amazon workers to all the workers of Amazon in Europe for a day of strike in the second week of July during the Prime Day, because only by organizing a transnational strike Amazon won’t be able to use its logistics network to weaken the effects of the strike.
Construction noises ring out all through the night around Amazon HQ1 in Seattle. Lonely janitors scrub and mop the surfaces of the Amazon Spheres, locally known as the Bezos Ballz. While they are paid 15-20 dollars an hours, well-paid Amazon executives cruise out of their parking garages in Teslas, Porches, and Lamborghinis. Their 100K a year underlings file through the glass doors and wait for the shuttle back to their luxury apartment. In an unseen jungle camp far away from HQ1, a homeless person dies every two days. In January 2018 alone, 16 people have lost their lives on the streets of Seattle. Jeff Bezos is still the richest man on earth.