How Amazon works staff ‘to the bone’

Walk 11 miles a shift and pick up an order every 33 seconds… how Amazon works staff ‘to the bone’

  • Adam Littler, 23, told of the ‘unbelievable’ pressure of working for the retailer
  • Amazon staff have previously claimed they are tracked around huge warehouses via GPS – but the firm denies this
  • Previous workers have told how even their toilet breaks were timed
  • Employment experts have given warnings over workers’ conditions

  • RFK Jr on JFK’s Attempts to End the Cold War

    RFK Jr on JFK's attempts to end the cold war

    "Bolshakov smuggled a letter, the first of 21 declassified in 1993, to JFK's press secretary, Pierre Salinger, in a folded newspaper. In it, Khrushchev expressed regret about Vienna and embraced JFKs proposal for a path to peace and disarmament."

    via JFK's Vision of Peace: RFK Jr. on John F. Kennedy's Attempts to End the Cold War.

    Why Your Brain Craves Junk Food and What You Can Do About It

    The good news is that the research shows the less junk food you eat, the less you crave it. In other words, self-control! What a concept!

    via Why Your Brain Craves Junk Food (and What You Can Do About It).

    "Most of us know that junk food is unhealthy. We know poor nutrition is related to heart problems, high blood pressure and a host of other health ailments. You might even know studies show that eating junk food has been linked to increases in depression. But if it’s so bad for us, why do we keep doing it?"