Amazon’s Strange Politics

Today: Amazon is progressive like a tech company, but anti-union like any old labor-intensive business.

The Agenda 👇

  • There’s a divide between labor-intensive and capital-intensive businesses

  • Amazon belongs to both worlds so its politics is rather strange

  • Most businesses go from labor-intensive to capital-intensive, but not Amazon

  • Some industries, like manufacturing, can ultimately live without labor

  • An explanation for Amazon’s strange politics & what’s to come

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