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A an employee works at Amazon's fulfillment center in Rugeley, central England, in 2012. President Obama wants Amazon and other U.S. companies to bring more of their overseas earnings home. Phil Noble/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Obama's Plan To Tax Overseas Earnings Draws Scrutiny

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Franklin Foer recently wrote a cover story for The New Republic titled, "Amazon Must Be Stopped." He argued against Amazon at the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate — and won. Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Is Amazon The Reader's Friend?

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Justices: If You Aren't Working, No Pay, Even If You Can't Leave

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Kiva robots maneuver around one of Amazon's newest distribution centers on Sunday in Tracy, Calif. Brandon Bailey/AP hide caption

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Amazon Unleashes Robot Army To Send Your Holiday Packages Faster

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In her speech Wednesday night in New York, Ursula K. Le Guin declared, "The name of our beautiful reward is not profit. Its name is freedom." Robin Marchant/Getty Images hide caption

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Agatha Christie, seen here in 1946, removes a book from the shelf at Greenway House, the home from which Jennifer Grant bought the trunk six decades later at an estate sale. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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