As you look through the dozens of “Cyber Monday” deals that have flooded your inbox today I thought it would be a good time to talk about where your money is going.
Last year on Cyber Monday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos made an outrageous $6.28 billion.
Meanwhile, new reports have shown that Amazon warehouse workers operate in poor conditions, and receive low wages and pitiful benefits. Amazon supervisors have been caught telling workers to “get back to work” after an employee died of a heart attack on the warehouse floor.
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Right now, there are two billionaires who are spending over $100 million of their personal wealth on their campaigns for the Democratic nomination.
I believe this is a huge departure from what the Democratic party represents.
You can’t claim to want to fix our broken economic system and then turn around and use your vast fortune to gain more influence.
You can’t claim to be fighting against the toxic influence of dark money in our political system and then use your personal wealth to gain access and power.
It is time to say ‘enough is enough’. It’s time to elect a president who will put people -- not corporations, or their shareholders -- first.
So pitch in right now to help elect one:
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