Amazon’s share of U.S. e-commerce market approaches 50 percent. Amazon’s continuous resistance to collecting sales taxes made it the first major American company to build its business based on tax avoidance — contrary to popular belief, the company is still resisting today. Thanks to Amazon, the government will soon be able to track your face. On Amazon’s time: Amazon has become increasingly reliant on a work scheduling scheme that often coerces workers into leaving their shifts early or turns them away at the door without notice. Amazon workers strike in Germany, joining action in Spain and Poland. Amazon employees are using Prime Day to push for better working conditions. Hamilton Nolan on the only Amazon Prime Day guide you need.

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