Workers to Amazon: ‘We are not robots!’

The e-commerce giant Amazon is worth a trillion dollars. But the megacorporation is not into sharing–least of all with the Amazon workers whose labor produces all this profit. No U.S. Amazon facility is unionized.

Workers to Amazon: ‘We are not robots!’

By By Joyce Chediac (Liberation)

Amazon workers are subjected to dangerous, exhausting and stressful conditions. This includes mandatory 70-hour work weeks, and …

How Long Does It Take to Get a Student Loan?

When you apply and are approved for a student loan, it might take a while to receive the funding. Just how long it will take really depends on the lender and also whether the loan is federal or private.

How Long Does It Take to Get a Student Loan?

By Ashley Sutphin Watkins (LendEdu)

Whether someone is applying for federal student loans or private student loans can affect very important factors …

Mansa Musa: The richest man who ever lived

Mansa Musa travelled to Mecca with a caravan of 60,000 men and 12,000 slaves. The trip to Mecca helped put Mali and Mansa Musa on the map. In a Catalan Atlas map from 1375, a drawing of an African king sits on a golden throne atop Timbuktu, holding a piece of gold in his hand.

Mansa Musa: The richest man who ever lived

By Naima Mohamud (BBC Africa)

The richest man of all time.

That title belongs to Mansa Musa, the 14th Century West African ruler …

Lawsuit: Black workers at UPS facility in Ohio faced decades of racial hostility

"African-American employees come to work each day not knowing whether a racist comment or conduct will confront them, being concerned that smirking or laughing white employees are ridiculing them because of their race, and walking on eggshells to avoid triggering a problem," the suit reads.

Lawsuit: Black workers at UPS facility in Ohio faced decades of racial hostility

By N’dea Yancey-Bragg (USA TODAY)

Nineteen workers at a United Parcel Service distribution center in Ohio are suing their employer, claiming management …

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