“”He’s not smart, or articulate.”
“Those were the words used by a top Amazon lawyer to describe former warehouse worker Chris Smalls.
“Smalls had led a walkout at the start of the pandemic in 2020 to protest working conditions at the Staten Island, N.Y., warehouse where he worked. He was fired the same day.
“The memo that contained those biting words was leaked just a few days later. But the words would stay with Smalls. They became the fuel that would drive him to lead one of the most dramatic and successful grassroots union drives in recent history.”
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