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steve  ·  783 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 1 out of every 153 American workers is an Amazon employee

    Amazon is still a distant second to the country's largest private employer, Walmart, which employs nearly 1.6 million people in the US, or one out of every 91 workers.

so wait.... the two largest employers are companies who buy Chinese merchandise on the stupid-cheap. Pay their workers just enough to avoid massive strikes, sell it to us just cheap enough to keep us coming back... shoot - amazon doesn't even buy it... they just pass it through.

no wonder we're screwed.