The quick surrender—just a month after the City Council voted unanimously on the measure—shows the power of Amazon to rally opposition and aggressively push back on taxes at all levels of government.
The debate over who should pay to solve a housing crisis exacerbated by Seattle's rapid economic growth comes after weeks of tense exchanges with businesses such as Starbucks and Amazon.
An outcry over the inclusion of the Anti-Defamation League, an Jewish nongovernmental organization, as a lead member of upcoming anti-racism training forced the coffee company to back down.
Whether as victims of a mass shooting or of police brutality, time and again black lives are treated as less valuable than others.
Injustice hunting has become the new favorite pastime of Americans instead of addressing the problems at their roots.
When we glom on to political labels and attach ourselves to partisan ideologies, we allow the establishment to shatter us into encampments.
A judge rules that coffee sellers—such as Starbucks—must post the warning because of a chemical produced in the roasting process.