Leaked Memo: Amazon Knows Its Workers Resort to Urinating in Bottles

Despite the company’s public denial, internal documents show that management has been aware — for at least several months.


Documents Show Amazon Is Aware Drivers Pee in Bottles and Even Defecate En Route, Despite Company Denial

Ken Klippenstein

If employees actually had to pee in bottles, Amazon said, “nobody would work for us.” That’s a lie.



The Paraquat Poisoning Problem

Sharon Lerner

A former Syngenta scientist calls the failures to heed his warnings about the deadly pesticide “a conspiracy within the company to keep this quiet.”



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Andrew Cuomo’s Infamous Opsec Avoids Paper Trails. Will It Be Enough?

Nick Pinto

The New York governor never uses email and communicates through lieutenants, but the wall of silence around him is crumbling.



Biden’s Inner Circle Maintains Close Ties to Vaccine Makers, Disclosures Reveal

Lee Fang

As concerns grow about a global “vaccine apartheid,” watchdogs worry that the Biden administration is primed to favor profits over people.



Cuomo’s Covid-19 Vaccine Passport Leaves Users Clueless About Privacy

Sam Biddle

A New York state system for proving that you’ve been vaccinated uses overhyped blockchain technology — and leaves many privacy questions unanswered.



Chuck Schumer Tells Labor Leaders PRO Act Gets a Floor Vote With 50 Co-Sponsors

Akela Lacy, Ryan Grim

The PRO Act is the most comprehensive workers’ rights bill to gain traction in Congress in decades.



The Border Patrol Is Dropping Migrant Families in Arizona Desert Towns With Little Capacity to Receive Them

Ryan Devereaux

The community of Gila Bend has declared a state of emergency as local leaders protest the new policy.



Nina Turner’s Campaign Gets a Boost From Congressional Progressive Caucus PAC

Akela Lacy

The CPC has been taking a more active role in contested Democratic primaries since the last election cycle.



Jim Crow Tactics on Full Display in Georgia as Black Legislator Arrested for Knocking on a Capitol Door

George Chidi

Behind that door, Gov. Brian Kemp, alongside six white lawmakers, signed what critics say is a new era of voting restrictions.



Asylum-Seekers Expelled by Biden Administration Say They Feel Deceived

Debbie Nathan

Central American families arrived in Mexico’s Ciudad Juárez disoriented and disconsolate; many didn’t realize they were being expelled from the U.S.



Memo: Party Boss Asked Progressive Philadelphia Judicial Candidate to Drop Out

Akela Lacy

In a memo obtained by The Intercept, Caroline Turner said local party chair Bob Brady offered support for a future judgeship appointment if she ends her campaign.





Daniel Ellsberg on Biden and Whistleblowers


Will the new president follow in his predecessor’s footsteps in pursuing prosecution of leakers?



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