Rep. Seth Moulton (D., Mass.) is one of the random white dudes running in the Democratic presidential primary. He recently unveiled a proposal to encourage young Americans to enlist in national service organizations, such as the military, AmeriCorps, or the “Federal Green Corps,” which he would establish as president to combat climate change.
Amazon announced that it was ahead of schedule in the hiring process for its second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. In a blog post, the company announced that it will have 400 Arlington-based employees hired by the end of 2019 and 25,000 over the next decade.
NetChoice, an e-commerce trade group whose members include Facebook and Google, pushed back against Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D., Mass.) new policy proposal for the breaking-up of American tech companies like Amazon.
Last week the Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon was planning to get into the grocery business. But wait, isn’t Amazon already in that business? In September 2017, it acquired Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. Organic food stores, however, are just a segment of the cut-throat supermarket industry.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D., N.Y.) has been privately working behind the scenes in an attempt to get Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to rethink his decision to pull out of its HQ2 plans in New York.
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., NY) Friday over her opposition to Amazon opening a headquarters in the city.