Al Sharpton Every person remembers some moment in their life where they witnessed some injustice, big or small, and looked away because the consequences of intervening seemed too intimidating. Edward Snowden Socialism violates at least three of the Ten Commandments: It turns government into God, it legalizes thievery and it elevates covetousness.But there's a limit to the amount of incivility and inequality and inhumanity that each individual can tolerate. Discussions of income inequality, after all, aren't about prosperity but about petty spite.Friedrich August von Hayek The Fourth Industrial Revolution has the potential to empower individuals and communities, as it creates new opportunities for economic, social, and personal development.But it also could lead to the marginalization of some groups, exacerbate inequality, create new security risks, and undermine human relationships.However, ten years later, there is a strong challenger for this dubious distinction—Amazon Corporation.Within the corporate world, Amazon now ranks with Apple as among the United States’ most esteemed businesses.
Amazon is now a leading global seller not only of books but also of music and movie DVDs, video games, gift cards, cell phones, and magazine subscriptions.
Why should you care how much money I make, so long as you are happy?
Ben Shapiro I do believe in humanism, and I believe that we should treat each other with respect and care and look after each other.
Like Walmart itself, Amazon combines state-of-the-art CBSs with human resource practices reminiscent of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Amazon equals Walmart in the use of monitoring technologies to track the minute-by-minute movements and performance of employees and in settings that go beyond the assembly line to include their movement between loading and unloading docks, between packing and unpacking stations, and to and from the miles of shelving at what Amazon calls its “fulfillment centers”—gigantic warehouses where goods ordered by Amazon’s online customers are sent by manufacturers and wholesalers, there to be shelved, packaged, and sent out again to the Amazon customer.