Episode

7/26 UPS, Amazon Labor Fights; “Oppenheimer”‘s Misses w/ Luis Feliz Leon, Alicia Ozier; Greg Mitchell

July 26, 2023

It’s Hump Day! Sam and Emma speak with Luis Feliz Leon, staff writer at Labor Notes, and Alicia Ozier, a warehouse worker at the Amazon delivery station in Pontiac, Michigan, to discuss the recent decision by Pontiac Amazon workers to walk out for hours on Amazon’s “Prime Day”. Then, they’re joined by author and filmmaker Greg Mitchell to discuss the recent Christopher Nolan film “Oppenheimer” and Greg’s scholarship on the man himself, J. Robert Oppenheimer.

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