May be a classic case of the “winner’s curse” … or just loser’s lament.
Well, Amazon finally reached a decision re: HQ2.
Err, make that HQ2 and HQ3… 410 more words
My most recent op-ed on economic development ran in The Oakland Press this week. In it, I try to get the reader to think about whether or not the stakeholders in economic development subsidies are generally telling us the truth about what’s going on, and what we should require of them in the process.
“Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will soon introduce legislation that would require large employers such as Amazon, Walmart and McDonald’s to fully cover the cost of food stamps, public housing, Medicaid and other federal assistance received by their employees. 167 more words
Technically, this all started when the U.S. State Department released a statement to Tucker Carlson Tonight about South African Land Seizure that read as follows. 4,101 more words
Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense (And Stick You with the Bill)
By David Cay Johnston
Penguin Group (2007)
Book Review… 399 more words