Report: Whole Foods may be cool, but working for Bezos is no bargain

Report: Whole Foods may be cool, but working for Bezos is no bargain

by WorldTribune Staff, March 6, 2019 Many employees at Whole Foods, which was purchased by Jeff Bezos-owned Amazon in 2017, say reduction in their hours have effectively negated wage gains made since Amazon introduced a $15 minimum wage. When the $15 minimum wage went into effect on Nov. 1, employees at Whole Foods told The […]

Left Tech war: NYC socialist not thrilled about Amazon invasion; Google to double workforce

Left Tech war: NYC socialist not thrilled about Amazon invasion; Google to double workforce

by WorldTribune Staff, November 14, 2018 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democratic socialist who was elected on Nov. 6 to represent New York’s 14th District, fumed over Amazon’s decision to locate half of its second headquarters in New York City. “We’ve been getting calls and outreach from Queens residents all day about this,” she tweeted on Nov. […]

Who’s making American union workers great again? Not Amazon; Not Democrats

Who’s making American union workers great again? Not Amazon; Not Democrats

by WorldTribune Staff, October 1, 2018 Believe it or not, labor unions are finding a home in President Donald Trump’s America First vision. As globalist companies such as Amazon fight unionization, “Democrats have veered left off a cliff since the days when they truly served as a valuable partner for unions,” columnist Joe Schaeffer wrote […]

Feeding the Swamp: Spike reported in spending on lobbyists by social media giants

Feeding the Swamp: Spike reported in spending on lobbyists by social media giants

by WorldTribune Staff, April 24, 2018 Facebook spent a record $3.3 million on lobbying the U.S. government in the first quarter of 2018, a report said. “While that’s a lot for Facebook, it’s not far from what its peers spend,” Recode noted in an April 22 report. “Amazon spent slightly more, $3.38 million, last quarter as […]

Who is speaking up about social media monopolies? President Donald Trump

Who is speaking up about social media monopolies? President Donald Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, April 1, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump is taking on Amazon, a mega corporation that is widely revered and feared but is rarely attacked. Trump pointed out that the retail giant pays no federal income taxes and said it scams the Post Office out of billions of dollars. He also said The […]

Media monopoly watch: Trump guns for Amazon, Pence for Facebook and Google

Media monopoly watch: Trump guns for Amazon, Pence for Facebook and Google

by WorldTribune Staff, March 29, 2018 President Donald Trump wants to end Amazon’s free ride from U.S. taxpayers, while Vice President Mike Pence is warning of the dangerous power wielded by Facebook and Google, reports say. Trump has “wondered aloud if there may be any way to go after Amazon with antitrust or competition law,” […]

Dwarfing past monopolies, the rapid growth of ‘Big Tech’ alarms both left and right

Dwarfing past monopolies, the rapid growth of ‘Big Tech’ alarms both left and right

by WorldTribune Staff, September 26, 2017 The power of three firms – Google, Facebook and Amazon – has grown larger than “any other monopolies we’ve dealt with in the past century,” raising major concerns on all sides of the political spectrum. Google rules about 90 percent of the Internet search market in the United States […]