Jake Alimahomed-Wilson is Professor of Sociology at California State University, Long Beach. His research interests are in the areas of logistics, racism and labour, and workers' struggles. He is the author of Solidarity Forever? Race, Gender, and Unionism in the Ports of Southern California (Lexington Books, 2016), co-author of Getting the Goods: Ports, Labor, and the Logistics Revolution (Cornell University Press, 2008) and the editor of Choke Points (Pluto, 2018).
We are joined by Jake Alimahomed-Wilson, Katy Fox-Hodess and Kim Moody in a discussion about the power of logistics workers in the USA and beyond.Read full article
Amazon is now the world’s most powerful corporation. But what is the cost of its free shipping?Read full article
Amazon’s famous ‘free shipping’ comes with a heavy price – one borne by its workers and their communities. This month’s panelists are contributors to the new book The Cost of Free Shipping: Amazon in the Global Economy.Read full article
Starting with the demand for clean drinking water at work, Amazonians United have forced an extraordinary number of wins for Amazon workers suffering under the Bezos model.Read full article