Outrage over $10 billion ‘giveaway of galactic proportions’ to Bezos in NDAA

November 17, 2021 by Ethics in Tech board member Brett Wilkins for Common Dreams Progressives on Wednesday slammed what they called a proposed $10 billion handout to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos—the world’s first multi-centibillionaire—in the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act as a “giveaway of galactic proportions” in the face of growing Read more…

Bezos, Zuckerberg over $6 billion richer since appearing before Congress 3 days ago

August 1, 2020 By Brett Wilkins At Wednesday’s House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust hearing, tech CEOs Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Tim Cook of Apple and Sundar Pichai of Alphabet (Google’s parent company) took a beating from lawmakers who grilled them on everything from monopolistic business practices Read more…

Amazon VP resigns from ‘chickenshit’ company over protester firings

By Brett Wilkins A senior engineer and vice president at Amazon announced on Monday that he is resigning “in dismay” over the company’s termination of employees who speak out against dangerous and potentially deadly working conditions during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. A ‘Chickenshit’ Company Motherboard first reported the departure of Read more…

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