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Amazon decides … more jeers than cheers.

May be a classic case of the “winner’s curse” … or just loser’s lament.


Well, Amazon finally reached a decision re: HQ2.

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Op-ed in The Oakland Press

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.

Amazon's Low-Paid Employees Need Food Stamps

“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


What exactly was going on with Trump's South Africa tweets?

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

Legal Affairs

Corporate Welfare Interview

I had the pleasure of sitting down recently with Paul Taros on “Tough Talk With Taros” to discuss corporate welfare and economic development policy in Michigan.

Corporate Fraud and Tax Cuts money for nothing and no ICAC support from the LNP (ODT)

The retail group that owns Rebel Sports, Supercheap Auto and Macpac has admitted to underpaying workers by almost $8 million after incorrectly calculating overtime pay and allowances.

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Corporate Crime

Corporate Welfare: How Billionaires Enrich Themselves at Our Expense

Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense (And Stick You with the Bill)

By David Cay Johnston

Penguin Group (2007)

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Things That Aren't What They Seem