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FTC Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Amazon

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Amazon, alleging that the company has used its market power to distort e-commerce across the internet. The lawsuit, backed by attorneys general from 17 states, including two Republicans, focuses on Amazon’s primary marketplace, Amazon.com. It accuses the company of …

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Bernie Sanders Rips Amazon Over Union Opposition At Senate Hearing

Sen. Bernie Sanders

by Jennifer Shutt, Virginia Mercury May 5, 2022 WASHINGTON — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders took Amazon to task Thursday at a congressional hearing, bashing the online giant’s leadership for fighting union drives and questioning whether the federal government should continue contracting with the multibillion-dollar company. Amazon executives didn’t attend the …

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Lina Khan Named Chair Of FTC By President Biden

Lina Khan

The Senate confirmed Columbia Law professor Lina Khan to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in a 69 to 28 vote on Tuesday before she was named chair of the body by President Joe Biden. Khan has been a fierce critic of Amazon and other tech giants dominating multiple markets. She will …

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Hundreds Of Companies Unite Against Restrictive Voter Laws

Hundreds of companies and CEOs have added their signatures to a letter published opposing “any discriminatory legislation or measures that restrict or prevent any eligible voter from having an equal and fair opportunity to cast a ballot.” The statement, published in a two-page ad in The New York Times and Washington …

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Amazon Offers To Help Biden With Vaccine Distribution

President Joe Biden officially took office Wednesday, January 20, 2020. During his first hours, Amazon sent Biden promising a letter. The company offered their assistance distributing the coronavirus vaccine. Biden plans to vaccinate 100 million Americans within the next 100 days. According to Amazon’s CEO of consumer business, the company will …

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