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$15 Isn’t Enough to Empower Amazon’s Workers

King Bezos still reigns supreme

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OnOn Tuesday, Amazon announced it was raising its minimum wage to $15. People were ecstatic and with good reason. In the United States, Amazon directly employs 250,000 people with another 100,000 brought on as “seasonals,” the company’s term for the workers who flood its fulfillment centers…




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Assistant Editor, Jacobin. Writer: Washington Post, Vox, The Nation, n+1, etc. News Guild member.

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