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At Least A Dozen Local TV Stations Are Running ‘News’ Segments Produced By Amazon

Last week, Amazon, the online shopping behemoth, emailed local TV newsrooms across the country to pitch a pre-scripted video package touting its new fulfillment center safety protocols. The trillion-dollar company is in damage control mode amid mounting reports alleging that it has endangered its warehouse employees during the pandemic. “Amazon is giving your viewers for […]

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‘The Real Virus Is Bolsonaro’: Pandemic Helps Fuel Amazon Deforestation Surge In Brazil

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon increased to the highest monthly levels in more than a decade in March, according to data released this month by Brazil’s federal space agency, illustrating how environmental destruction has accelerated even after a record outbreak of fires hit the rainforest last year. More than 200 square miles of forest were […]