Amazon’s Absent Altruism (Part III of IV)

By now, hopefully readers are familiar with Amazon and its business practices. If not, I recommend reading the previous two installments in this series. This post will examine Amazon’s relationships with local, state, and federal government(s) and will be the last one in Continue reading

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Antitrust(worthy) Amazon (Part II of IV)

Welcome back to this series on Amazon, Inc. If you missed the first installment, “Stop Using Amazon (Part I of IV),” I recommend reading it first for an introduction to this topic. Last week, I critiqued Amazon for its relationships with its employees. This post, however, Continue reading

A Great Read – Evicted

The LWVLA had a great June book group meeting discussing the book Evicted: Poverty & Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond.  The discussion was enhanced by the presence of former Bucknell University professor John Peeler and Diane Meixell, a League member with years of experience as a board member with our local housing authority.  Thank you John & Diane for sharing your knowledge and insights.

For those of you who did not make the book group meeting, I wanted to share with you Professor John Peeler’s summary of the book:

EVICTED: Poverty and Profit in the American City

by Matthew Desmond

 John Peeler Continue reading

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