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New Yorkers were right to oppose the Amazon deal

New Yorkers were right to oppose the Amazon deal
Saturday 23
2:40 2019

Two hundred thirty-eight cities vied for Amazon's new headquarters. Or partial headquarters. They competed with offers of support. That got cut down to 20. At last, a choice was made! New York. Plus one other. In a two-way split. Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill DeBlasio were very proud. They proclaimed that it was a triumph. It would bring 25,000 new jobs! They would be good jobs! Grand jobs! With salaries averaging $150,000! Plus the "campus". The city and state together had come up with a three billion dollar subsidy package. They claimed that it was performance based. Even better, ...

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Aljazeera : New Yorkers were right to oppose the Amazon deal

Summary: The opposition to the deal may have been wrong in detail. But it is right in principle.

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