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Former Amazon employees Tim Bray and Maren Costa join host Linda Solomon Wood to talk big tech, capitalism and their push for environmental justice in our next online Conversation *today* Thursday June 4th, 4pm PT / 7pm ET. Register here.
Costa, an organizer of Amazon Employees for Climate Justice, was fired after circulating a petition about health risks for Amazon warehouse workers during COVID-19. Not long after, Tim Bray resigned from his VP position in dismay at Amazon's firing leaving behind "the best job" he's ever had. The two share their experiences and answer your questions in our next Conversation.
Both were deeply involved in publicizing and advocating for Amazon to become more environmentally sustainable and climate-friendly. This is a big important discussion. 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET Participants have the opportunity to submit questions during the talk.
Here's a good story about how Amazon treated warehouse employees during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis from The New York Times that provides context for today's conversation.
This piece talks about Amazon's links to Keystone XL pipeline.
A lawsuit by Amazon employees is covered here by The Verge.
Covid-19, Capitalism and Climate. Join us for an important discussion.