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Indicting Amazon, Archbishop of Canterbury slams modern capitalism as ‘reincarnation of an ancient evil’

Justin Welby, the top clergyman in the Anglican Church, recently gave a fiery speech in which he criticized the so-called “gig economy”. Welby singled out Amazon for its unethical, exploitative business practices and poor treatment of workers. The Washington Post has a good synopsis of the speech.