Originally published May 24, 2012 at 9:32 AM The Seattle Times
…More than 100 protesters gathered outside, under the museum’s “Hammering Man” sculpture, to call on Amazon to pay more taxes, treat its workers better and drop its membership in a conservative public-policy organization.
“They do not pay their fair share of taxes,” said Queen Anne resident Dorli Rainey, 84, who carried a sign with the message, “Evil Twins! Amazon + Walmart.”
Amazon, addressing some of the criticism, told shareholders that it planned to improve warehouse conditions and drop its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
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