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Amazon Introduces Counter in the U.S. – Where Customers Can Pick Up Their Package and Shop Too

Amazon Introduces Counter in the U.S. – Where Customers Can Pick Up Their Package and Shop Too

Over time, the Counter network will expand to thousands of other locations through additional partnerships with retailers, convenience stores and small businesses across the U.S. Amazon today announced the U.S. launch of Counter, a new network of staffed pickup points that gives customers the option to pick up their Amazon packages in-store at a partner […]

Amazon’s Prime Delivery “Ain’t” What It Used to Be

Amazon’s Prime Delivery “Ain’t” What It Used to Be

    By Debra Tash Amazon is developing its own delivery system.  The company launched their Last Mile Shipping program last year.  Drivers pick up packages from what Amazon calls “outposts” and takes them to their final destination.  However, as with ancient Rome, even this mega of all mega corporations can’t build an infrastructure in […]

Twitter Backs Off Partnership With SPLC Amid Bombshell Reports. Amazon Stays Silent

Twitter Backs Off Partnership With SPLC Amid Bombshell Reports. Amazon Stays Silent

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter   Twitter appears to be one of the only big tech companies to back out of an alliance with the Southern Poverty Law Center after the group’s long-time president was fired for unspecified conduct reasons, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned. “The SPLC is not a member of Twitter’s Trust […]

‘Thanks For Nothing!’: Times Square Billboard Blasts Ocasio-Cortez Over Amazon Deal

‘Thanks For Nothing!’: Times Square Billboard Blasts Ocasio-Cortez Over Amazon Deal

Virginia Kruta, Associated Editor    “Thanks for nothing, AOC!” A giant digital billboard in Times Square is calling out freshman Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for her supposed role in sinking the city’s deal with Amazon. The billboard, paid for by business advocacy group the Job Creators Network, details just a few of the things New York may have lost when […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | What Would Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Do?

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | What Would Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Do?

  L. Neil Smith All that the left knows how to do is steal and kill and wreck what  they’re incapable of building or even understanding. In the latest instance, Amazon.com, that great cornucopian  Sears-Roebuck of the twenty-first century, which was going to establish  a new corporate headquarters, choosing Long Island City, New York from  among […]

New York City May Be On The Verge Of Losing Its Massive Deal With Amazon

New York City May Be On The Verge Of Losing Its Massive Deal With Amazon

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter Amazon is reportedly rethinking its promise to build a headquarters in New York City after receiving pushback from local officials and residents, sources told The Washington Post. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, both Democrats, are pushing for the Amazon deal after being instrumental in securing […]

Riveting | ‘My Life in Freedom: The Beauty of Liberty: A Memoir’

Riveting | ‘My Life in Freedom: The Beauty of Liberty: A Memoir’

A Journey Like No Other … In 1961, Sigrid Weidenweber fled Communist East Germany. Crossing the wall, she found the freedom she sought in the world of the West. In this engaging memoir, she describes her extraordinary journey of discovering the incredible value of liberty. Her new-found freedom enabled her to prosper, travel, and share […]

Can’t Stop the Bookstore

Can’t Stop the Bookstore

  by Joel Schlosberg Amazon.com’s plans to establish  a pay minimum of $15 an hour for all its domestic workers (Day One: The Amazon Blog, October 2) come across as the real-life version of Mr. Burns from The Simpsons turning his nuclear power plant into a community garden. The Internet sales Goliath is by far […]

Amazon Raises Wages but Cuts Other Major Perks for Hourly Employees

Amazon Raises Wages but Cuts Other Major Perks for Hourly Employees

Evie Fordham | Politics and Health Care Reporter Amazon is trying to make itself more appealing to potential workers by increasing its minimum wage to $15 an hour but cutting incentive pay and stock awards. Some workers say they will end up making less after the raise, although Amazon says the change “more than compensates” for the reduced benefits, reported […]

1 in 3 AMAZON Employees on FOOD STAMPS in Arizona

1 in 3 AMAZON Employees on FOOD STAMPS in Arizona

KYLE PERISIC | Contributor   Thousands of Amazon employees rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly known as food stamps, to feed themselves. One in three, or 1,800, Amazon employees in Arizona, one in 10 (700) in Ohio, and one in 10 in Pennsylvania, or more than 1,000, are on food stamps, Business […]

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