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"Coming to queens by we want to bring queens, Amazon your lounge area outside the pursuit lecture room. I mean, a twenty six year old new coding student Ivy. Strickland. She's from Harlem, she tells me, she's excited about Amazon coming to queens. I'm the youngest of three children of a single mom among had us when she was a teenager. So imagine me someone who now makes like under twenty thousand dollars a year able to get a job that could pay me enough that I will be able to do certain things like pay my mom's mortgage or help her out. Although she only recently started coding, she loves it. She says she sees it as a metaphor of how piece by piece you can build something amazing to see the the way that you can take something so small and grow. I guess for me personally to know why I've come from. It's like the same thing. I. I can see myself growing whether or not this city, and this neighborhood will be able to grow and build something good with Amazon remains to be seen for the time being. There's hope a good measure of distrust and plenty of that legendary queens strength. Jasmine, karst NPR, news, queens. This week China announced that it's a Konami grew at its slowest pace in decades this past year, and is NPR's. Rob Schmitz reports. The slowdown has a communist worried about the impacts on the global economy after decades of near double digit, economic growth. China's finally beginning to slow down. What does this mean for the US economy? The direct impact of the Chinese slow-down on the US economy is modest modest. That's Arthur clubbers take. He's the author of China's economy what everyone needs to know. And most economists agree with that assessment the proportion of the US economy that depends on China is tiny when taking the overall Konami into consideration. Krever says a bigger impact on the US economy is the government shutdown, which according to communists, estimates is knocking a tenth of a percentage point off the US economy each week. Chinese slow-down is more likely to show up in specific sectors were companies that have you know, big exposure like apple. Apple CEO, Tim, cook blamed, China's sluggish growth for lower than expected earnings forecasts and construction equipment companies like Caterpillar will likely be hurt as China's slowdown continues China communists, have been warning about a tough star twenty nine thousand nine for months as a communist Christopher balding, even back in November. They were."