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Mother Jones: Mac Mclelland – I Was a Warehouse Wage Slave

Writer Mac Mclelland exposes the underbelly of an online shopping in this important piece for Mother Jones.

“Don’t take anything that happens to you there personally,” the woman at the local chamber of commerce says when I tell her that tomorrow I start working at Amalgamated Product Giant Shipping Worldwide Inc. She winks at me. I stare at her for a second.

“What?” I ask. “Why, is somebody going to be mean to me or something?”