Monthly Archives: December 2013

Food for Thought

If you know me, you know that I’ve retained a bit of a beef with Amazon from my days working at an independent bookstore. It’s always kind of hard, though, to really mount a methodical argument to validate my dislike – it’s a little bit of the destroying bookselling and literary culture, mixed with the scummy business practices and sucking money out of the local economy at an unprecedented rate – but here’s an interesting article (which I realize is from England) that focuses exclusively on the way they treat their tens of thousands of employees, and contains some insights that were new to me. Food for thought this holiday season.

-B