🦄 Global, Labor

Workers Turn Black Friday into ‘Make Amazon Pay Day’

“Make Amazon Pay” – “The Tower must go” – “The wrong Amazon is burning” – “Solidarity with Amazon strikers worldwide” – activists projected a series of giant slogans on the Amazon Tower being built in Berlin.

More than 100 people protested in solidarity with the…

🦄 Eco, Global

Indigenous Official and British Journalist Murdered in Brazilian Amazon

Amazonas, Brazil – On June 5, 2022, the suspicious disappearance of Bruno Araújo Pereira, an Indigenous affairs official and rainforest advocate, and British journalist Dom Phillips, made the main newspapers in Brazil and the world, triggering a national and global alert. The insecurity and backlash…

🦄 Arts & Culture

Anti-Fascist Solidarity Fostered At NYC Extreme Metal Festival

Brooklyn, New York City – 2019 marked the USA’s first anti-fascist extreme metal festival, Black Flags Over Brooklyn. Punks and metalheads of all ages traveled to Brooklyn in January to attend the two-day music-fest and mini anarchist bookfair.
At the festival we interviewed anti-racist organizer…

🦄 Labor

Amazon Workers Strike on Prime Day in Shakopee, Minnesota

Shakopee, MN – Over 100 employees at ‘MSP1’, a large Amazon warehouse in Minnesota, plan a four-hour work stoppage at the peak of business on Amazon’s “Prime Day” sales promotion event.

Workers say that demanding quotas and pressure to perform at high speeds causes undue…

🦄 Tech

Transparency Activists Sue Chicago Over Refusal To Release Amazon HQ2 Bid

Chicago, IL  – Today, the transparency organization Lucy Parson Labs filed a lawsuit against Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City of Chicago over their refusal to publicly release offers made to entice Amazon to build their second corporate headquarters (‘HQ2’) in the ‘Windy City’. Amazon…