As the story goes lots of new jobs will be created and the tax base will be greatly expanded.
This is a quick read primer on what's wrong with the way state and local governments and corporations are selling our communities short.
In a topic that could quickly and easily become extremely boring this book is written with style and humor.
This is a remarkably enlightening book that exposes the subterfuge and trickery that have been used by American corporations to wheedle tax breaks and sweetheart deals from... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tom Hunter
Reminds me of What Howard Zinn & Kenneth c. Davis have said say for years ; Greedy Bastards is also a good book .Published 22 months ago by Joe Lara
In a topic that could quickly and easily become extremely boring this book is written with style and humor. Read morePublished on November 9, 2011 by Jesse S. Walker
"The Great American Jobs Scam" is an aptly titled book. Greg LeRoy explains in detail how corporations get tax breaks and related fiscal incentives to relocate or build in... Read morePublished on November 11, 2008 by J.L. Populist
Starting in the 1980's with the election of Ronald Reagan, the balance between government and big business has slowly shifted back into the hands of the latter. Read morePublished on May 30, 2007 by Newton Ooi
At one time or another, we have all been enticed by the prospect of a major retailer, manufacturer or financial services company building a new facility or relocating to our... Read morePublished on September 5, 2005 by Paul Tognetti
I find this fascinating book, an expose on communities providing incentives to attract business, absolutely 100% correct, and also absolutely 100% immaterial.
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