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Darwinism at Your Doorstep: Why You Only Care About Amazon Now

I’ve seen a lot of people on social media talking about Saturday’s New York Times article by Jodi Kantor and David Streitfeld about Amazon’s toxic workplace culture. Lots of people saying they find the level of stress and pain workers were put through unconscionable–80-hour work weeks, midnight emails, people threatened with termination because they let health problems or childcare affect their productivity. People breaking down crying at their desks. “Purposeful Darwinism.”

I’ve seen people proclaim that this is the “last straw,” that they’re canceling their Prime membership, that they’re boycotting Amazon purchases, that they’re moved to speak up because Amazon has “gone too far.”


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