Bernie Sanders Assaults Bezos, Backs Amazon Local weather Activists

Visitor essay by Eric Worrall

Bernie Sanders has recorded a video with the Amazon Staff for Local weather Justice, attacking Amazon’s alleged local weather failings and alleged mistreatment of their local weather whistleblowers.

Bernie Sanders faucets Amazon staff to blast the corporate’s document on local weather change

PUBLISHED TUE, JAN 7 20209:24 AM ESTUPDATED TUE, JAN 7 20209:49 AM EST Annie Palmer@ANNIERPALMER

Bernie Sanders launched a brand new video Monday that options Amazon staff Marne Costa and Emily Cunningham.
Costa and Cunningham had been warned they violated Amazon’s insurance policies after talking out to the press concerning the firm’s local weather stance. Amazon additionally threatened to fireplace Costa if she continued to talk to information organizations.
It comes as Amazon staff have known as for the corporate to develop a complete local weather change plan.

A brand new video from Senator Bernie Sanders takes a swipe at Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, with the assistance of two staff who’ve spoken out in opposition to the corporate’s local weather insurance policies.

The 2-minute video was posted to Sanders’ Senate Twitter account on Monday and options Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa, each of whom are consumer expertise designers. In it, Cunningham and Costa focus on how they’ve confronted retaliation from Amazon for calling out the corporate’s local weather insurance policies. The video doesn’t look like a part of Sanders’ presidential marketing campaign.

Amazon’s employees are talking out to say: Jeff Bezos shouldn’t be within the enterprise of fossil gas extraction.

The corporate’s response? Retaliate with threats of firing.

I stand with these staff who’re preventing to guard the one residence we have now. pic.twitter.com/bvgsEH7nHj

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— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) January 6, 2020

Learn extra: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/07/bernie-sanders-climate-change-video-features-amazon-employees.html

For years many giant corporations have gotten away with gross local weather hypocrisy. Bernie’s resolution to aspect with Amazon worker local weather activists suggests pretend local weather activism is now not a secure company technique.

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January eight, 2020 in Local weather Politics.

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