Berlin vs. Amazon
Berlin vs. Amazon is a a coalition of activists, local initiatives, tech workers and artists who want to mobilize against Amazon and the so-called Amazon Tower, Berlin’s tallest building which is scheduled to be completeled in 2023 on the Warschauer Bridge. When Amazon comes to Freidrichshain, the neighborhood will see a demographic shift, with tech firms disrupting the neighborhood staples: small businesses, schools, community initiatives and cultural centers. In Silicon Valley, the consequences of laissez faire capitalism are apparent. The recent victories in New York City and Kreuzberg show that we are not simply at the mercy of real estate, but that we can successfully push back against tech giants through grassroots coalitions.
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