Europe vs. Amazon: Anger Rising – NYTimes.com

The recession might have cut deeper in Europe, making the question of new jobs even more crucial, but the attitude there is much cooler toward Amazon and its high-tech ways. In Germany, there is continuing labor strife. France is erecting barriers against the company’s aggressive discounting. And in Britain, the warehouses that so impressed President Obama have been compared, in a February story in The Financial Times, with a “slave camp.”

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For the record, Mac McClelland had several articles about this issue published in Mother Jones in 2011 and 2012. I’m not sure how much attention the NY TImes is paying to Mother Jones though. 

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