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10/11/2019 - A ‘Grass Roots’ Campaign To Take Down Amazon Is Funded by Amazon’s Biggest Rivals

– The Wall Street Journal
Walmart, Oracle and mall owner Simon Property Group are secret funders behind a nonprofit that has been highly critical of the e-commerce giant.
 
– TIME
If there’s a left-leaning policy being proposed by a Democratic presidential candidate this election season, odds are it has already been suggested – and probably even tested- in Seattle. And while critics of those plans say they put an undue burden on businesses, local officials in Seattle say they’re helping, not hurting, economic growth.
– NPR
More cities are passing legislation to ban the construction of drive-through windows in an attempt to curb emissions, reduce litter and improve pedestrian safety. The bans are also sometimes touted as a way to help fight obesity, but past studies suggest they don’t have that effect.
 
– The Wall Street Journal
A recent uptick in Minnesota’s unemployment rate is raising the possibility that the state’s robust labor market may be faltering, and local business leaders are stumped about what comes next.