#Striketober Mega-Event: The Cost of Free Shipping: Amazon and the Global Economy

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Please join the UWT Labor Solidarity Project this Wednesday at 6pm (PST) as we welcome Jake Wilson, Ellen Reese, Jason Struna, and Katie Wilson as they discuss how best to combat the Amazonification of the global workforce. This one features everything from fulfillment center organizing to chokepoints supply-chain activism, so you’re not going to want to miss it. Let’s celebrate the second half of this historic #striketober by holding Amazon accountable and exploring the real Cost of Free Shipping.

Here’s a link to tomorrow’s event:


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I would also like to invite everyone to consider attending the Bridges Center’s Awards Celebration on Tuesday, November 9th at 6pm (PST). This annual event celebrates emerging scholarship in labor studies and provides an engaging forum to network with like-minded academics and activists. 

2021 Labor Studies Awards Celebration
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
6:00pm-7:30pm PST
Location: Streaming live on-line via Zoom

Register for the Awards Celebration: https://labor.uw.edu/celebration
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Kent Wong, Director, UCLA Labor Center

Please join the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies for a special evening on Zoom as we honor student and faculty achievements and raise funds for Labor Studies at the University of Washington. Hear more about the inspiring work of our students, the research of our faculty, and hear from Kent Wong, director of one of the leading Labor Centers in the United States.

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