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Kara Swisher

@karaswisher

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Chitty-chatter. Subscribe to Sway: https://t.co/4vBKV2ngVI and to the Pivot podcast: https://t.co/x88JB1Gd7u…

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Joined May 2007
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Kara Swisher
2 hours ago
In which we discuss the bad week for Amazon HR with @jodikantor and @DelRey, who have both written great pieces about the company’s growing work force issues. Tonight at 9 pm ET: https://t.co/gjCfbGsT15
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@NYMag
New York Magazine
3 hours ago
.@karaswisher and @profgalloway discuss how and why top executives are still being rewarded handsomely even if they preside over middling results, and what can be done to give workers a fairer shake https://t.co/sjYKPhlSl5
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Kara Swisher
4 hours ago
Woah. Good and bad. Which is to say I love our national parks. But an annual card and support them https://t.co/yteVJxfrkd
@WSJ
The Wall Street Journal
3 days ago
Visitors to the most popular national parks this summer are waiting more for access. “Anywhere you go, there’s going to be a line,” said one tourist on a visit to Utah. https://t.co/4drptQObf7
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@mackenziescott
MacKenzie Scott
a day ago
Please spread the word about these remarkable teams (and when you do please help shift the culture by making them the subject of your story or comments) https://t.co/z6H2bXAtn2
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Kara Swisher
12 hours ago
How much do I love this ⁦@mackenziescott⁩ view after news of happy shiny media making nonsense by VCs? “We are all attempting to give away a fortune that was enabled by systems in need of change.” She then donates $2.74B to 286 orgs with no strings. https://t.co/g9jflp9XyV
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Kara Swisher
14 hours ago
Btw: Bring it.
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Kara Swisher
16 hours ago
Chair is a big deal and surprise. Well done @linamkhan. You can hear her Sway interview @nytopinion with me from last fall here: https://t.co/gnI2gFhQLS https://t.co/tsWssPTFBW
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FTC
18 hours ago
Lina Khan Sworn in as Chair of the @FTC: https://t.co/0WzXu9wqMS
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Kara Swisher
20 hours ago
From the people for whom owning everything is not enough: “[Future is] expected to provide what a firm spokesperson calls an ‘optimistic’ view of tech, in contrast to what it believes is excessively negative coverage in the traditional tech media.” https://t.co/jLMzdFpA50
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Kara Swisher
22 hours ago
Sounds like a bad day for Amazon HR https://t.co/3Oz5WGenM1
@DelRey
Jason Del Rey
a day ago
NEW: In a new feature, I report on the years-long internal battle to make Amazon a more diverse, inclusive & equitable workplace. I spoke to 14 DEI experts who've worked for Amazon & say the HR division & HR leader have long been barriers to their work https://t.co/GgyQqMcK3w
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@DelRey
Jason Del Rey
a day ago
NEW: In a new feature, I report on the years-long internal battle to make Amazon a more diverse, inclusive & equitable workplace. I spoke to 14 DEI experts who've worked for Amazon & say the HR division & HR leader have long been barriers to their work https://t.co/GgyQqMcK3w
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@PivotPod
Pivot Podcast
a day ago
.@karaswisher and @profgalloway discuss how Apple handed over two Democrats' data to the Trump Administration, the pay gap between workers and CEOs, and talk to @caleb_scharf about whether it's really worth it to visit Mars. Listen to Pivot: https://t.co/8sNqhm5QPm https://t.co/U4MSvBa6zk
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Kara Swisher
a day ago
“Company data showed that most employees became less eager over time, he said, & Bezos believed that people were inherently lazy. ‘What he would say is that our nature as humans is to expend as little energy as possible to get what we want or need.’”
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Kara Swisher
a day ago
Soylent Green IS people: “Amazon’s founder didn’t want hourly workers to stick around for long, viewing ‘a large, disgruntled’ work force as a threat, Mr. Niekerk recalled.” https://t.co/4c7fZRthOM
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Kara Swisher
a day ago
The AI workplace: “But Mr. Cavagnaro was mistakenly fired in July while trying to return from leave, and could not reach anyone to help. ‘Please note the following,’ he wrote in his final, unanswered email plea. “I WISH TO REMAIN EMPLOYED WITH AMAZON.’” https://t.co/4c7fZRthOM
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Kara Swisher
a day ago
You can’t make the best delivery logistics omelette in a pandemic without breaking some people. Read this fair and thorough piece by ⁦@jodikantor⁩ ⁦@KYWeise⁩ and ⁦@gr_ashford⁩ The Amazon That Customers Don’t See https://t.co/4c7fZRthOM
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@kathenwy
Katherine
a day ago
Thank you ⁦@propublica⁩ and ⁦@karaswisher⁩ for pointing out that most of us already pay a #WealthTax—it’s called property tax ⁦#TaxBezosNow@ewarren⁩ ⁦@SenSanders⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦@MarkWarner⁩ ⁦@timkainehttps://t.co/unVo5BjJZL
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@nytopinion
New York Times Opinion
2 days ago
.@eisingerj looked into the tax returns of the ultra-rich. His take on Carl Icahn: “He’s incredibly charming and was totally perplexed by the concept of needing to pay taxes.” Listen to "Sway" with @karaswisher. https://t.co/mwq1vDU9uP
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@nytopinion
New York Times Opinion
a day ago
On today’s episode of Sway, @karaswisher talks to the @propublica reporter @eisingerj about his investigation into how the ultra-rich avoid taxes. “These billionaires have even lower tax rates than the 0.001 percent, the highest echelon,” he says. https://t.co/0K9Ne4zvFg
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