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Amazon's new plan to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its workforce to do more tech-centered jobs. The retailer is taking some proactive steps to deal with the threat that automation and AI pose to their employees' job security. Amazon may be all but sure to run its tried-and-true playbook to gain an unassailable position in the broader learning industry, which may not bode well for the future of the economy as a whole. If Amazon comes to dominate the education sector, they would place their own business needs above those of the students they train.