Tag: jeff bezos

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Bezos as Gollum

Kyle Wash depicts Jeff Bezos as Gollum in this CNBC report, “How the epic ‘Lord of the Rings’ deal explains Amazon’s slow-burning media strategy“ Via John Ryan

/ March 10, 2019

Jeff Bezos: Wanted for the Death of Culture and Diversity

I loved this #BezosShithead badge posted in Seattle (beside an Amazon locker). He’s an incredible capitalist success story, super intelligent and vicious when it comes to tax minimization and careless about its impacts. We live in a democracy where we...

/ March 10, 2019
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Support the Amazon Head Tax

My column in the Seattle PI in support of the head tax on Amazon encourages neighbors to fight the real monster in Seattle.

/ May 9, 2018

An Open Letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Amazon's success has inspired innovation across the technology sector, but it's been relatively silent in response to its harmful impacts on Seattle and women.

/ November 10, 2015

Amazon’s Terrible on Diversity (The Seattle Times is Wrong)

While I greatly appreciate Nina Shapiro’s front page story on Amazon’s impacts on The Seattle Times, I disagree with her coverage of the company’s impact on Seattle diversity; in fact, her reporting contradicts two other statistical reports from The Times’ Gene...

/ August 6, 2015

Seattle After Amazon

If you have an article to recommend for this index, please contact me or tweet @reifman. In the past couple of years, there’s been a steady stream of outstanding journalism and research documenting the dramatic changes taking place in Seattle, largely driven by Amazon’s explosive...

/ May 18, 2015

Amageddon: Amazon’s Driving Seattle to an Increasingly Obvious Future

GeekWire published my latest “‘Amageddon’: How Amazon’s culture is taking a toll on Seattle’s future“. It’s received nearly 10,000 Facebook actions and definitely tapped into unspoken upset in Seattle residents about the company’s growth. Here’s an excerpt: When I arrived...

/ November 19, 2014