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The Burnout and Escapism Issue

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We live in a world committed to making purchases as easy as possible. But at what cost?
Kate Dries
a day ago
Late Capitalism

Amazon's Anti-Union Past Is Coming Back to Bite It

"We have asked the company to provide air conditioning for us, but they told us that the robots inside can’t work in cold weather."
Ankita Rao
2 days ago
Late Capitalism

Amazon Is Bringing in Elite Lobbyists Amid Seething Rage Over HQ2

One of the most powerful corporations ever is acting like it has a lot to lose. Maybe because it does.
Ankita Rao
12.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Dozens of Amazon Warehouse Workers Injured in Bizarre Bear Repellent Accident

Twenty-four people were hospitalized after a canister of the stuff was punctured by an automated machine.
Arimeta Diop
12.5.18
Late Capitalism

Amazon Has New York Afraid of Becoming Seattle on Steroids

Higher rent. More tech bros. And a massive monopoly beloved by the people who run things getting a ton of tax breaks. Can it be stopped?
Ankita Rao
12.3.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Amazon Is Creating Cities for the Rich

When the megacorporation announced its new headquarters, many locals in New York and DC weren't happy.
VICE Staff
11.16.18
Late Capitalism

Instead of Giving Billions to Amazon, We Could Just Cancel Student Debt

Yes, this is actually possible.
Allie Conti
11.16.18
Tunnel Vision

What Will Amazon's HQ2 Mean for Transit in Queens?

When the L Train goes offline, Long Island City will have to make room for hordes of rerouted passengers. Can the city handle a corporate giant too?
John Surico
11.15.18
Late Capitalism

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Seattle

"If I was trying to save money and live where I live, I literally couldn’t go out and do anything.”
Matt Pentz
11.14.18
Views My Own

Amazon Is Creating Cities for the Rich and Democrats Are Bending the Knee

Meanwhile, debt is exploding, Americans are very angry, and Donald Trump is honing in on a second term.
Matt Taylor
11.13.18
monopoly

Why the Brutal Death of IRL Retail Should Scare Everyone

Sears just became the latest giant to go under in the age of Amazon. This is getting creepy.
Matt Taylor
10.15.18
Late Capitalism

The Hot New Millennial Trend Is Scamming Amazon for Big Money

"To most people $230,000 is a lot of money, but for Amazon it probably doesn’t do anything to hurt its stock price."
Francisco Alvarado
10.11.18
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