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Labor regulators look into Amazon’s firings of outspoken critics

Labor regulators look into Amazon’s firings of outspoken critics Sponsored Links Scott Olson/Getty Images Amazon is facing scrutiny for firing employees and otherwise striking back at vocal critics of its workplace practices. The National Labor Relations Board is looking into claims Amazon is retaliating against employees who organize or participate in protests, including firing them…

What Humans Could Be

What Humans Could Be

What Humans Could Be Scott Barry Kaufman “Perhaps human nature has been sold short….“ —Abraham Maslow Toward the end of his life, the humanistic psychologist Abraham Maslow was developing new insights into self-actualization – and envisioning an even higher motivation, which he called transcendence. He referred to his theory as “Theory Z“.* …

Amazon’s JEDI lawsuit is on hold until mid-August

Amazon’s JEDI lawsuit is on hold until mid-August Sponsored Links Digital Vision. via Getty Images It might take quite a while before we hear about the court’s decision regarding Amazon’s JEDI lawsuit. US federal judge Patricia Campbell-Smith has put the case on hold until August 17th and has chosen to grant the Pentagon’s request to…

A Sobering Astronomical Reminder from COVID-19

A Sobering Astronomical Reminder from COVID-19

A Sobering Astronomical Reminder from COVID-19 Avi Loeb Mother Nature has its nuanced way of educating us. Following a century of scientific and technological advances that triggered unprecedented economic growth, our civilization perceived its superiority over nature as undisputed. Like corrections to irrationally exuberant stock markets, however, COVID-19 is a correction to human…

Judge denies Twitter effort to reveal US surveillance requests

Judge denies Twitter effort to reveal US surveillance requests Sponsored Links Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Twitter has been thwarted in its six-year battle to offer greater transparency for US surveillance requests. District Judge Yvonne Gonalez Rogers has denied Twitter’s request for a summary judgment allowing it to reveal more details of the national…