Wed, 11 Nov 2020, 19:00 (GMT)
Resisting Amazon, Part 1 - U.S. Communities Confront Amazon from Coast to Coast
Join Pluto Press, the Wildcat book series and a host of activists and authors from across the world for How We Organize! Radical lessons from workers’ struggles around the world, a series of webinars discussing the innovative new tactics, strategies, and objectives of worker organizing and independent unions today.
The first of this two-part webinar series, we will be using The Cost of Free Shipping :Amazon in the Global Economy, edited by Jake Alimahomed-Wilson and Ellen Reese, to interrogate Amazon’s business practices will discuss how their promotion of surveillance technology, free shipping and home delivery, tax evasion practices, and its political agenda are creating new threats to communities of color, local democracy, and the environment. It will provide case studies, from the perspective of scholars and activists, of how social justice and environmental activists in Southern California, Long Island, and Seattle are fighting back to protect the environment, their communities, and local politics from corporate influence and information on how to join this growing resistance movement.
The speaker are Steve Lang, Dania Rajendra, Filip Stabrowski, Dana M. Williams, Katie Wilson, Daisy Lopez and Andrea Vidaurre.
Hosted by Jake Alimahomed-Wilson and Ellen Reese.
For further details on the event, please click the ticket link below.
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