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Global Solidarity

Organizing Big Tech

Tech trades on its novelty to tell us that it is a sector that we outsiders simply can’t understand. Its lack of unions is explained as a condition of that novelty, rather than a strategy for worker control that dates back before Fordism. Tech workers are told they are not workers at all, but it is precisely the breadth of these companies that proves this is a lie: after all, warehouse workers and autoworkers have long been unionized, and they too fall within the umbrella of “tech” these days.

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The Long Struggle of the Amazon Employees

The conflict at Amazon has become a “laboratory of resistance,” where important lessons have been learned, not only with respect to resistance against low wages and precarious employment in Germany, but also for workers who are fighting back at Amazon’s other sites in Europe.

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