Is the Push to End Amazon’s Government Contracts an Abuse of Power? Also, Action Still Beats Manifestation

Seeing Senator Bernie Sanders’ push to get the U.S. government to end its contracts with Amazon over the company’s labor practices, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider the boundaries of the legitimate use of government power and whether labor and unions still have a place in society (01:34).  The guys also compare Sanders’ push to Florida governor Ron Desantis’ recent move to punish Disney for speaking against a recent Florida law (25:02) and discuss the importance of action in bringing about positive change in one’s life (41:38).

Sanders calls on Biden to cut Amazon out of U.S. federal contracts (Reuters)

Amazon workers in New York City vote to unionize, a first for the company (PBS)

Amazon workers reject union bid at second Staten Island warehouse (The Guardian)

How Amazon keeps a close eye on employee activism to head off unions (CNBC)

How Amazon Crushes Unions (NY Times)

Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (Wikipedia)

GOP Governor Hutchinson Blasts DeSantis Over Disney Fight in Florida (Newsweek)

Here’s How Disney Could Block—Or Benefit From—Republicans Killing Its Special District (Forbes)

Show Up. Mood Follows Action (Pocket)

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