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ILSR Press Room filed under Independent Business | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Dec 21, 2016

$1 of Every $2 Spent Online Goes to Amazon. Can We Break the Company’s Stranglehold?

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TruthOut – December 21, 2016 by Mario Vasquez is ubiquitous: It seems to reach into all the corners of our lives, selling everything from toiletries to furniture. Yet, beyond the “A to Z” selections offered on Amazon exists the reality that workers, consumers and their communities are suffering from the retailer’s stranglehold on the… Continue reading