“We are concerned by recent reports that Amazon may be putting the health and safety of its workers at risk, including by requiring them to work in dangerous conditions during tornadoes, hurricanes, and other extreme weather,” according to the letter, which was signed by committee chair Carolyn Maloney, a New York Democrat, and fellow Democratic committee members Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Cori Bush of Missouri. “As one of our country’s largest and most profitable corporations, it is imperative that Amazon protect workers’ safety and refrain from practices that could put them in danger.” — Crain’s
Christian Smalls, Amazon Labor Union organizer
"We've never seen a campaign ever like this before. We're not a traditional union. We don't have the resources. “We started this with nothing, with two tables, two chairs, and a tent,”
“We want to thank Jeff Bezos for going to space because when he was up there, we was signing people up,: — Insider
THE war in Ukraine is not a simple war. This is not a war merely between two neighbors about a border dispute. It is a complex war, a war not only between Russia and Ukraine but also a war that involves the US and Nato — the Trojan Horse of the US. The battlefield is Ukraine, but it is not only Ukraine. The battlefield, in fact, is all of Europe. — Morning Star
Time quotes Mao on ‘people’s war'.’ Surreal.
The Russian military is facing what Chinese revolutionary leader Mao Zedong called a “people’s war.” As Mao wrote in his book On Protracted War, “the richest source of power to wage war lies in the masses of the people.” While Mao was referring to China’s war against invading Japanese forces in the 1930s, he could easily have been describing Ukraine. — Time Magazine
George Pearkes, global macro strategist at Bespoke Investment Group
The record-high surge in corporate profits, eclipsing any increase in workers’ pay, belies the notion that wage demands are what’s pushing prices higher. “It’s completely inconsistent with a wage-price spiral,” Pearkes says. “There is no other way to put it.” — Bloomberg
New Hampshire Republican Gov. Chris Sununu
“You know, he’s probably going to be the next president,” Sununu said of Trump, musing about his “experience,” “passion,” “sense of integrity” and the “rationale” he brought to his tweets. As the room quieted to see where he was going with this, he paused, then yelled: “Nah, I’m just kidding! He’s FUCKING CRAZY!” — Politico
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