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Jeff Bezos Steps Down As CEO Of Amazon

Jeff Bezos Steps Down As CEO Of Amazon

  Ailan Evans  Amazon founder Jeff Bezos officially handed over the position of CEO to successor Andy Jassy on Monday, transitioning to the role of executive chair. Bezos, whose stake in Amazon is worth roughly $180 billion according to the Associated Press, announced in a blog post his plans to step down from the chief executive officer position […]

Planes, 220% Hikes On Camarillo Area Transit Passes, And Fireworks

Planes, 220% Hikes On Camarillo Area Transit Passes, And Fireworks

By Chris Bailey 24 June 2021, Camarillo Ventura County California The citizens of the City of Camarillo came out for the City Council meeting to express their concerns about the potential expansion of the Camarillo Airport, to hear about the solvency of the City of Camarillo post-Pandemic, and to express concern over a 220% increase […]

Camarillo City Council To Vote on $43,000 Airport Survey of Camarillo Residents Tomorrow

Camarillo City Council To Vote on $43,000 Airport Survey of Camarillo Residents Tomorrow

By Chris Bailey 22 June 2021, Camarillo and Ventura County The City Council will meet to discuss and potentially authorize agreement No. 2021-127 with Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates, Inc. for an amount not-to-exceed $43,000.  The survey will question locals to obtain their perspective regarding the Camarillo Airport Master Plan The meeting will be […]

‘End The Punitive System’: Civil Rights Groups Demand Government Action To Stop Amazon’s Surveillance Of Workers

‘End The Punitive System’: Civil Rights Groups Demand Government Action To Stop Amazon’s Surveillance Of Workers

By Thomas Catenacci A coalition of 35 civil rights groups and labor unions wrote to lawmakers Monday urging them to take action to stop Amazon’s “dangerous and punitive” worker surveillance. The groups blamed Amazon’s system of tracking and surveilling its workers on increasing numbers of injuries at the trillion-dollar company’s warehouses, according to the letter spearheaded by civil rights coalition Athena. […]

SAFETY & PRIVACY ALERT: EFFECTIVE 6/8/2021

SAFETY & PRIVACY ALERT: EFFECTIVE 6/8/2021

Amazon is updating it’s RING and ECHO devices with a new software that will share your details with neighboring WiFi systems in a program called SIDEWALK. This is part of a long term plan to know your location without you enabling location services. It links all homes together and allows pin point location of technology […]

Amazon Warehouse Workers Overwhelmingly Reject Unionization Bid, Organizers Cry Foul

Amazon Warehouse Workers Overwhelmingly Reject Unionization Bid, Organizers Cry Foul

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR   Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, overwhelmingly rejected a bid to unionize, according to a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) tally of the vote. More than half of the workers who cast votes in the Bessemer, Alabama election voted against unionization, the NLRB reported Friday morning. Retail, Wholesale and Department […]

Assault on the Capitol Has Let Loose the Electronic Octopus

Assault on the Capitol Has Let Loose the Electronic Octopus

    By Victor Davis Hanson Two days after the 2020 election, a defiant Kathy Griffin retweeted the notorious picture of her holding a prop that looked like the bloody head of a decapitated Donald Trump. Earlier last year, Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, tweeted out a call to his followers to destroy Israel. Both […]

Amazon Hires Lobbying Firm Connected To Biden’s Top White House Adviser

Amazon Hires Lobbying Firm Connected To Biden’s Top White House Adviser

CHUCK ROSS INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER Amazon, the trillion dollar tech company, has hired lobbyist Jeff Ricchetti, whose brother will be the top White House counselor to Joe Biden. Ricchetti’s firm, which he founded in 2001 with his brother Steve, the incoming Biden adviser, registered as a lobbyist for Amazon on Nov. 13. According to disclosure forms filed with Congress, […]

Amazon is Coming to Oxnard: Please Don’t Shoot the Messenger!

Amazon is Coming to Oxnard: Please Don’t Shoot the Messenger!

    By Armando Vazquez   Amazon takes on the World: The creation of Amazon, in 1994, by Jeff Bezos, is by any standard an incredible American entrepreneurial success story. Legend has it that Bezos borrowed $250,000 from his folks, and in the small makeshift garage of his rented Bellevue, Washington home he launched his online […]

These Mega Corporations Pay Their Employees So Little They Need To Rely On Government Handouts, Report Finds

These Mega Corporations Pay Their Employees So Little They Need To Rely On Government Handouts, Report Finds

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR Several U.S. corporations including McDonald’s, Walmart and Amazon benefit from government programs since they pay employees such low wages, a report commissioned by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders found. Roughly 70% of both Medicaid and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who earned wages worked full time, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released […]

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