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How European Workers Coordinated This Month’s Massive Amazon Strike—And What Comes Next


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How European Workers Coordinated This Month’s Massive Amazon Strike—And What Comes Next

Rebecca Burns

As Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ net worth topped $150 billion last week, making him the richest man in modern history, thousands of Amazon workers across Europe went on strike.


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From the article:

“Amazon is a global company and uses global tactics,” GMB official Mick Rix told El Pais. “We have to do the same.”

Or as I wrote some thirty years ago, the answer to transnational corporations is a transnational union.

“An injury to one is an injury to all.”
–IWW slogan


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You’d have to hold me at gunpoint for me to join a transnational union. But maybe that’s the point. That’s the tactic socialists use anyway.


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Nominated for silliest comment of the month. Congrats.