Views from the California Labor Movement

Holding them Accountable: Assemblymember Medina’s Legislation Will Increase Transparency of Warehouse Developments

By Alexandra Catsoulis
April 20, 2018

Corporations like Amazon and Walmart that already hoard most of the country’s wealth are given tax breaks to ostensibly boost local economies. City governments have been putting their bid in and fighting for the next warehouse to be built in their jurisdiction, hoping to create jobs. But what are the people actually gaining from having a corporate giant in their backyard


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Iconic labor leader Eugene V. Debs was imprisoned for refusing to fight in WWI. While in prison, he ran for president and received 1 million votes in 1919!

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