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‘Great for the bottom line but awful for society’: More than 350 Amazon workers slammed its climate policies in defiance of a crackdown on dissent

More than 350 Amazon employees have published their names alongside criticism of the retail giant’s record on climate change, despite an Amazon policy change barring workers from speaking publicly about the firm. The 357 employees were organized by the employee activism group Amazon Workers for Climate Justice, and …

‘Make technology the backbone of Society 5.0’

To mark the start of 2020, Mint has been inviting policy makers, thought leaders and heads of corporate to share five ideas that will impact the decade ahead. Keshav Murugesh, chairman, NASSCOM, tells Nandita Mathur Society as a human-centered reality That technology will continue to emerge and disrupt …

Deep distrust, fear in society stifling growth: Manmohan

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said mere changes in the policy alone will not help revive the economy as a “toxic combination” of deep distrust, pervasive fear and a sense of hopelessness in society is stifling economic activity and, hence, economic growth. “With an absolute …