Just days after a post wherein I discussed the downside of economic development, John Oliver ran this piece on his show Last Week Tonight. The segment even includes the mayor of my hometown of Frisco, Texas, which is one of many that has made a bid to Amazon.
UPDATE: April 20, 2018
From The Nation – New Jersey Exposed One of Corporate America’s Favorite Schemes
A state investigation revealed how companies use empty threats to pry money from local governments.
Read full article here: https://www.thenation.com/article/new-jersey-exposed-one-of-corporate-americas-favorite-schemes/