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Amazon forest fire Who will stop the Amazon from burning?

As the Amazon rainforests continue to burn, NewsClick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about the kind of global responses the fires have received

A look at the most damning aspects of the Trump administration’s “immigration control”

From scorched earth to profiteering rackets to sexual abuse by prison guards, the Trump administration’s immigration control has shed all pretense of humanity on part of the US

Amazon employees strike in Germany for better wages and working conditions

Workers went on strike at Amazon warehouses in the cities of Rheinberg, Werne, Bad Hersfeld and Koblenz. They were mobilized by the union, Verdi, which has been in the forefront of organizing workers against Amazon and other retail giants

Italian logistics workers plan stir on February 22

Logistics firms took disciplinary action against nearly 40 employees over the last month. While the court intervened in the case of 11 employees, the developments have highlighted the precarious situation of workers in the sector

At World Economic Forum, digital colonialism is on the agenda

The US, Japan, the EU and Australia are among the countries pushing for a system of governing e-commerce which will restrict governments’ abilities to regulate internet giants such as Google and Facebook

Amazon workers strike to expose the horror behind ‘Black Friday’ sales

The workers in Amazon warehouses in Europe sought to highlight atrocious working conditions, including Injuries from accidents, overworked employees collapsing unconscious on the floor, constant robotic surveillance and workers having to skip toilet breaks to avoid missing the targets

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