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Three months after announcing its decision to split its second headquarters between Northern Virginia and Queens, Amazon has reversed course.
On February 14, the company canceled its plans for a New York City HQ2, which was expected to introduce around 25,000 new employees and a multi-billion-dollar headquarter site into Long Island City.
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The plan had met significant backlash from local residents and their elected representatives, who feared that the tech giant's arrival would exacerbate challenges in their neighborhoods.
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In November, protests led by Senator Michael Gianaris and City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer featured signs reading "Scamazon" and "Rent hikes now with two-day shipping."
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The beatings will continue until moral improves.