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On Monday, the social media site Parler filed a lawsuit against Amazon, claiming that Amazon’s suspension of Parler violated antitrust laws and breached the contract between the two entities.
On Monday, the social media site Parler filed a lawsuit against Amazon, claiming that Amazon’s suspension of Parler violated antitrust laws and breached the contract between the two entities.
 
Is Amazon, and other retailers, filling up our landfills with "returned" items?
Is Amazon, and other retailers, filling up our landfills with "returned" items?
 
Tragedy struck on September 24, 2017 when 59-year-old Phillip “Lee” Terry, an Indianapolis Amazon worker, was crushed to death by a forklift while on the job.
Tragedy struck on September 24, 2017 when 59-year-old Phillip “Lee” Terry, an Indianapolis Amazon worker, was crushed to death by a forklift while on the job.
 
Would you pay for the experience of interviewing for a job that doesn’t exist? It appears some may, and such an experience can be yours for about $4,600.
Would you pay for the experience of interviewing for a job that doesn’t exist? It appears some may, and such an experience can be yours for about $4,600.
 
A grown, fully-autonomous adult who has an unwanted same-sex attraction and who willingly seeks out information on how to curtail that desire without any outside pressure whatsoever will not be allowed to do so on Amazon's platform, which has now banned several books on therapy for such people.
A grown, fully-autonomous adult who has an unwanted same-sex attraction and who willingly seeks out information on how to curtail that desire without any outside pressure whatsoever will not be allowed to do so on Amazon's platform, which has now banned several books on therapy for such people.
 
States and municipalities courting of large corporations such as Amazon and Apple has brought the folly of economic development tax incentives into the public awareness
States and municipalities courting of large corporations such as Amazon and Apple has brought the folly of economic development tax incentives into the public awareness
 
It's a safe bet that state Rep. Jonathan Jordan agrees with Republican colleagues Bill Brawley, Susan Martin, and Scott Stone much more often than he agrees with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the incoming New York congresswoman and newly elevated champion of the political left
It's a safe bet that state Rep. Jonathan Jordan agrees with Republican colleagues Bill Brawley, Susan Martin, and Scott Stone much more often than he agrees with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the incoming New York congresswoman and newly elevated champion of the political left
 
After more than a year dangling the carrot to Raleigh and other communities Amazon finally announced their choices for their HQ2 project. Once again Raleigh didn't win the proposed 50,000 jobs and $5 billion investment. Curiously, we can't find many really upset about it
After more than a year dangling the carrot to Raleigh and other communities Amazon finally announced their choices for their HQ2 project. Once again Raleigh didn't win the proposed 50,000 jobs and $5 billion investment. Curiously, we can't find many really upset about it
 
On Tuesday, Amazon announced that it would split its much-ballyhooed HQ2 between two cities: New York and Crystal City, an area just outside Washington, D.C. New York is obviously heavy Democratic territory; the headquarters will be located in Queens.
On Tuesday, Amazon announced that it would split its much-ballyhooed HQ2 between two cities: New York and Crystal City, an area just outside Washington, D.C. New York is obviously heavy Democratic territory; the headquarters will be located in Queens.
 
A new study from the U.S. Navy says expanding the Amazon Wind Farm site near Elizabeth City, as the operator planned to do, may cause interference with the Navy's radar-tracking facility in southern Virginia
A new study from the U.S. Navy says expanding the Amazon Wind Farm site near Elizabeth City, as the operator planned to do, may cause interference with the Navy's radar-tracking facility in southern Virginia
 
On Thursday night's show, Tucker Carlson of Fox News launched into a diatribe over the supposed injustices of Amazon's pay practices
On Thursday night's show, Tucker Carlson of Fox News launched into a diatribe over the supposed injustices of Amazon's pay practices
 
The incentives game just keeps getting worse. It used to be that state and local governments would put together a package to help lure a large company for a major project bringing significant numbers of new jobs to an area
The incentives game just keeps getting worse. It used to be that state and local governments would put together a package to help lure a large company for a major project bringing significant numbers of new jobs to an area
 
After operating a little more than a year, the Amazon Wind Farm, North Carolina's only large-scale wind energy project, continues to cause concerns
After operating a little more than a year, the Amazon Wind Farm, North Carolina's only large-scale wind energy project, continues to cause concerns
 
On Thursday, President Trump attacked Amazon, a company he has long targeted thanks to its ownership by Jeff Bezos, the owner of The Washington Post
On Thursday, President Trump attacked Amazon, a company he has long targeted thanks to its ownership by Jeff Bezos, the owner of The Washington Post
 
Does the money you earn from your labor belong to you? This question is important and draws a distinction between economic conservatives and progressives
Does the money you earn from your labor belong to you? This question is important and draws a distinction between economic conservatives and progressives
 
If you think corporate incentives are only used to attract businesses, think again
If you think corporate incentives are only used to attract businesses, think again
 
One of the advantages of observing the many incentives being thrown at Amazon is that it highlights the absurdities of cronyism and government meddling in the market
One of the advantages of observing the many incentives being thrown at Amazon is that it highlights the absurdities of cronyism and government meddling in the market
 
North Carolina lawmakers and the business community have been watching Amazon's search for a second headquarters with bated breath
North Carolina lawmakers and the business community have been watching Amazon's search for a second headquarters with bated breath
 
North Carolina, among many other states, are in a tizzy trying to land the reported “second headquarters” of Amazon
North Carolina, among many other states, are in a tizzy trying to land the reported “second headquarters” of Amazon
 
CNBC, the cable business news channel, predicts that North Carolina will be selected as the site for Amazon's second headquarters
CNBC, the cable business news channel, predicts that North Carolina will be selected as the site for Amazon's second headquarters
 
I've enjoyed following the drama surrounding location of Amazon's second headquarters and, make no mistake, drama it certainly has been
I've enjoyed following the drama surrounding location of Amazon's second headquarters and, make no mistake, drama it certainly has been
 
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper offered congratulations today to community leaders in four North Carolina locations that have worked intensely within their regions to offer Amazon a variety of powerful choices for the company's second headquarters site
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper offered congratulations today to community leaders in four North Carolina locations that have worked intensely within their regions to offer Amazon a variety of powerful choices for the company's second headquarters site
 
Most cities of any size are salivating at the opportunity to land the big Amazon fish, including several in North Carolina angling to win the trophy
Most cities of any size are salivating at the opportunity to land the big Amazon fish, including several in North Carolina angling to win the trophy
 
Earlier this month Amazon announced it was looking for a second headquarters in North America
Earlier this month Amazon announced it was looking for a second headquarters in North America
 
Charlotte and the Research Triangle Park are joining the growing number of candidates submitting proposals for Amazon’s second headquarters
Charlotte and the Research Triangle Park are joining the growing number of candidates submitting proposals for Amazon’s second headquarters
 
The controversy over the possible impact of wind energy turbines on military base operations has not blown over, even though none of the relevant bills met the April 27 legislative crossover deadline
The controversy over the possible impact of wind energy turbines on military base operations has not blown over, even though none of the relevant bills met the April 27 legislative crossover deadline
 
Wind-energy developers routinely deceive the public, a longtime critic of the industry told Carolina Journal. And the sales pitch surrounding the Amazon Wind Farm near Elizabeth City continues spreading those deceptions
Wind-energy developers routinely deceive the public, a longtime critic of the industry told Carolina Journal. And the sales pitch surrounding the Amazon Wind Farm near Elizabeth City continues spreading those deceptions
 
The facility now known as the Amazon Wind Farm was approved by state regulators after they were told it would provide part of the electric power necessary for the state to satisfy renewable energy mandates passed in 2007 by the General Assembly
The facility now known as the Amazon Wind Farm was approved by state regulators after they were told it would provide part of the electric power necessary for the state to satisfy renewable energy mandates passed in 2007 by the General Assembly
 
The chairman of the N.C. Military Affairs Commission refused to allow a presentation at an open committee meeting Tuesday because a Carolina Journal reporter was in attendance
The chairman of the N.C. Military Affairs Commission refused to allow a presentation at an open committee meeting Tuesday because a Carolina Journal reporter was in attendance
 
North Carolina's legislative leaders want the incoming Trump administration to consider shutting down the $400 million, 104-turbine Amazon Wind Farm project under construction near Elizabeth City because, they say, the massive turbines would interfere with a nearby radar facility run by the military
North Carolina's legislative leaders want the incoming Trump administration to consider shutting down the $400 million, 104-turbine Amazon Wind Farm project under construction near Elizabeth City because, they say, the massive turbines would interfere with a nearby radar facility run by the military
 
This morning, the Editorial Board of the News & Observer condemned a lawsuit brought by the Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom (CLF) on behalf of two individuals as “suspicious” and nothing more than “political interference.”
This morning, the Editorial Board of the News & Observer condemned a lawsuit brought by the Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom (CLF) on behalf of two individuals as “suspicious” and nothing more than “political interference.”
 
I’ve written before how direct primary care networks help private, self-insured employers like Amazon and Expedia save big on health care claims
I’ve written before how direct primary care networks help private, self-insured employers like Amazon and Expedia save big on health care claims
 
"Since 2012," the Apple web site boasts, "all our data centers have been powered by 100 percent renewable energy sources."
"Since 2012," the Apple web site boasts, "all our data centers have been powered by 100 percent renewable energy sources."
 
Despite earlier claims by Iberdrola Renewables officials that the $400 million, 300-megawatt Amazon Wind Farm that will cover 22 acres near Elizabeth City would be built totally from company funds, another Iberdrola official says the project requires some tax incentives to be viable economically.
Despite earlier claims by Iberdrola Renewables officials that the $400 million, 300-megawatt Amazon Wind Farm that will cover 22 acres near Elizabeth City would be built totally from company funds, another Iberdrola official says the project requires some tax incentives to be viable economically.
 
Pop quiz: what do you do when you are a politician who finds himself incapable of debating the merits of an opposing viewpoint?
Pop quiz: what do you do when you are a politician who finds himself incapable of debating the merits of an opposing viewpoint?
 
Republicans like to boast about "cutting taxes." That's well and good, but take note: Many of us have just been hit with a $43 million sales tax increase.
Republicans like to boast about "cutting taxes." That's well and good, but take note: Many of us have just been hit with a $43 million sales tax increase.
 
Open up your wallets, folks. It's official. The North Carolina Department of Revenue will start getting a cut of your purchases from Amazon.com starting February 1.
Open up your wallets, folks. It's official. The North Carolina Department of Revenue will start getting a cut of your purchases from Amazon.com starting February 1.
 
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is once again overstepping its bounds. Recent news reports suggest that the FTC will soon file a formal antitrust case against Google.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is once again overstepping its bounds. Recent news reports suggest that the FTC will soon file a formal antitrust case against Google.
 
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