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The Pandemic Has Ended the Amazon Debate

It’s clearer than ever that supporting Amazon is a tacit endorsement of abusive work policies and more

A photo of Amazon workers protesting. One is holding up a sign that says “Our health is just as essential.”

Most corporate slogans do not double as the actual key to a company’s success, but Amazon’s does — the online retailer’s dedication to being “Earth’s most customer-centric company” has been the main driver of its explosive…



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Brian Merchant

Senior editor, OneZero, books, futures, fiction. Author of The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone, founder of Terraform @ Motherboard @ VICE.