High paying jobs alone won’t save big cities

2017-09-26T12:17:59+00:00

The specters of white worker angst and racial disparities that took center stage during the 2016 presidential election created conditions for a corporate hero to swoop in and make America great again. Enter Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos stage left. The tech mogul and newspaper owner has big-city mayors outstretching their arms for the possibility of accommodating and hosting Amazon’s “H2Q” headquarters. The company’s request for [...]

High paying jobs alone won’t save big cities 2017-09-26T12:17:59+00:00

How the Amazon-Whole Foods merger shrinks food deserts

2017-09-11T12:27:59+00:00

Responses to Amazon’s recent merger with Whole Foods have both praised the corporation’s vertical integration strategy and lamented the loss of the culture of brick and mortar commerce. Yet there is a third possibility for online grocery shopping, one that goes beyond the ease of having cage-free eggs delivered to your door. For many Americans living in food deserts, online food retailers may not just [...]

How the Amazon-Whole Foods merger shrinks food deserts 2017-09-11T12:27:59+00:00

Amazon Ramps Up Investment in Rooftop Solar

2017-03-28T11:42:56+00:00

by Leon Kaye on Friday, Mar 3rd, 2017  Amazon has not always had the most sterling reputation when it comes to sustainability, transparency and environmental performance. The emissions from those packages alone are just the start, say the company’s critics. But there is evidence that the online delivery and cloud computing giant is turning a corner. The company claims it is powering more data centers with renewable energy, and [...]

Amazon Ramps Up Investment in Rooftop Solar 2017-03-28T11:42:56+00:00