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Amazon Threatens To Fire Workers Who Criticized Their Environmental Policies

Amazon Threatens To Fire Workers Who Criticized Their Environmental Policies

Many months ago, several employees working for Amazon gave an interview to the Washington Post where they criticized Amazon’s environmental policies, specifically the fact that Amazon partners with companies who exploit fossil fuels and further the destruction of our planet. These employees weren’t happy about that and they said, gee, I wish Amazon wouldn’t do …

Towering Mountains of Ignorance

Towering Mountains of Ignorance

Good morning, John. I don’t know. Say it with me. I don’t know. Good god! It is liberating! I am a towering mountain of ignorance! I DON’T KNOW! Why is a plumber named Mario? Mario, the most well-known video game character in existence? I don’t know. Why are guitars shaped like this? [Hank makes weird …

2019 Was Stupid | The Daily Show

2019 Was Stupid | The Daily Show

– Some stories in the news help us understand the world we live in. And some news stories are just stupid. For those, we turn to Ronny Chieng. (audience cheers) (dramatic music) – If you’re super rich, the only thing better than spending your money is having other rich people see you spend your money. …

Clare Saunders: Environmental politics

Clare Saunders: Environmental politics

I am Claire Saunders Associate Professor in Environmental Politics in the Environment and Sustainability Institute. Teaching wise I teach the politics of protest. I get students to analyse a data set that we collected by going out and handing surveys to protesters and collecting them back. So students learn about how to do research methods. …