Amazon Warehouses: Perfecting The American Plantation

From picking cotton to stacking boxes.

When I first rolled into the West Entrance of Amazon’s Baltimore Fulfilment Center, my Lyft driver said, laughing, that I was “going to see the slaves work.”

I was there to take a tour. The company was engaged in a PR blitz in the wake of reports of employees pissing in bottles and onsite deaths. I was guided…

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