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#MakeAmazonPay: Activists Rally Against Marketplace Giant [Video]

#MakeAmazonPay is an online campaign recently launched by international climate activists and several Amazon workers in response to its failure to provide a safe space for its employees and tackle its problem on greenhouse gas emissions.

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Amazon workers still have to report to the office despite health concerns from every corner. The company's carbon footprint is reported to be "larger than two-thirds of all countries in the world."

The signees demand Jeff Bezos, currently the wealthiest man alive to amass a total of $200 billion, to take more responsibility for Amazon's shady practices.

"Instead of giving back to the societies that helped it grow, the corporation starves them of tax revenue. In 2019, Amazon paid just 1.2 percent tax in the United States, where the corporation holds its headquarters," the website reads.

Various union workers, journalists, and green activism organizations have supported the cause, …

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American entrepreneur Rachel Tipograph is the co-founder of MikMak, one of the fastest-growing woman-led startups of 2020-21.