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Unions, Democrats Plead With Amazon in Open Letter to Return to NYC

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 1, 2019 at 11:00am 3/1/2019 at 11:00am
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Unions and Democrat politicians asked Amazon to come back to Long Island City, Queens, in an open letter in The New York Times. They wrote:

New Yorkers do not want to give up on the 25,000 permanent jobs, 11,000 union construction and maintenance jobs, and $28 billion in new tax revenues that...

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Amazon, Others Rip Into Ocasio-Cortez After Company Flees NYC Deal, Taking 25k Jobs With It

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 15, 2019 at 3:00pm 2/15/2019 at 3:00pm
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Yesterday I blogged about Amazon skipping out on New York City, which gave Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) a victory.

Now Amazon, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Gov. Chris Cuomo, and o...

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Ocasio-Cortez Victory: Amazon Won’t Build Headquarters in New York City

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/14/2019 at 1:00pm
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Amazon announced today that it will not build a second headquarters in New York City.

This is a political victory for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who opposed the deal, but that victory may be short-lived. Though the campus would not have been...

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24 Amazon Workers in New Jersey Hospitalized After Robot Sprays Them With Bear Repellent

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/6/2018 at 5:00pm
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Has no one seen I, Robot?!

On Wednesday, one of the robots in the Amazon warehouse in New Jersey accidentally punctured a can of bear repellent, which sent 24 people to the hospital. The spray affected 54 people total.

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Amazon employees seek to deplatform Palantir – founded by Peter Thiel – from Amazon cloud

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 7:35pm 6/24/2018 at 7:35pm
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Amazon employees have circulated a letter demanding that Jeff Bezos cancel sales of facial recognition software to ICE in protest of zero tolerance policies as to illegal border crossers. Those arrests have resulted in some children being temporarily separated from their arrested parents (as happens whenever U.S. citizens are arrested...

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#DearJeffBezos: We request @Amazon donate the money it took from us to struggling WaPo employees

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 7:30pm 6/17/2018 at 7:30pm
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When Amazon s***canned us from the Amazon Associates program, it made a point to tell us it was holding back and would not pay us any money we had accumulated as referral fees:

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This is my *shocked* face: Amazon turns over policing of its charity program to SPLC

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 9:00am 6/7/2018 at 9:00am

We got kicked out of the Amazon Associates program for reasons that remain unknown.

Amazon told us that its “criteria” used to kick us out were proprietary. Amazon would not provide evidence of our alleged Operating Agreement violations to us or to...

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All Hail the King Harv’s Imperial Coffees (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 7:00am 6/6/2018 at 7:00am

I have been known to be drink $4 Ithaca lattes, if visiting Legal Insurrection readers pay.

So when reader David threw a pity party for me after Amazon dumped us, and offered to send me some coffee from his family business, I was like: If you insist.

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I just ordered from Walmart.com, and it felt Amaz-ing

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 7:00pm 5/29/2018 at 7:00pm

Not for nothing, there is life after Amazon.

Walmart.com isn’t quite up to Amazon’s website ease of use, depth of user reviews, or breadth of product, but it’s getting a lot better. And the price is the price and the shipping (or free shipping) is what it is. Do a test at...

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Amazon demonetizes conservative website (us) [Updated]

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 7:00pm 5/23/2018 at 7:00pm
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UK: Amazon Delivery Driver Steals Man’s Dog, Owner Emails Jeff Bezos, Dog Returned

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 3:30pm 5/5/2018 at 3:30pm
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A man from the UK found the bag of dog food he’d ordered from Amazon awaiting him . . . and his miniature schnauzer puppy gone.  He emailed Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and was delighted to have his puppy returned to him.

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Businessman Richard Guttfield noticed that Wilma, his...

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Data Reveals Companies Have Used Tax Cuts to Increase Capital Spending

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/3/2018 at 1:00pm
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Remember when the left said that President Donald Trump’s tax reform would not work because the companies would give those breaks to shareholders instead of reinvesting in the company?

Well, Bloomberg released data that shows capex (capital expenditure) has won out. It shows that the 130 companies in the S&P 500 have...

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Amazon Will Slash Whole Foods Prices on Monday

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 25, 2017 at 8:30am 8/25/2017 at 8:30am
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Amazon passed two major hurdles on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Whole Foods’ shareholders cleared the way for the internet giant to acquire the grocery chain.

With that out of the away, Amazon is going all in and has already announced it plans on slashing Whole Foods prices as...

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Amazon Removes Bestselling ‘Palestinian Ancient History’ Book Consisting of Blank Pages

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 9:00am 7/2/2017 at 9:00am

For a century Palestinians have been denying and denigrating the Jewish people’s attachment to the Land of Israel even as they’ve been doubling-down on their own fictitious claims to ‘Palestine’ in antiquity and to family lineages in the Holy Land that predate that of the ancient Hebrews.

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Amazon Will Buy Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 16, 2017 at 2:30pm 6/16/2017 at 2:30pm
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Amazon has purchased Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, which will allow the online giant to step into the grocery store sector. Amazon officials have stated in the past they want to expand into groceries. From Bloomberg:

Amazon agreed to pay $42 a share in cash for the organic-food chain, including debt, a...

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Walmart, GM, Amazon Develop Plans to Create Jobs in U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 2:30pm 1/17/2017 at 2:30pm

Three more American companies have announced plans to add and keep jobs in America on the heels of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday. Walmart wants to add 10,000 jobs in 2017 across the country while General Motors (GM) will invest $1 billion into several factories to help more than...

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2015 at 7:00am 11/27/2015 at 7:00am

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