NY Politician: We need to block $ 3 billion in handout for Amazon and use money to forgive student debt

NY Politician: We need to block $ 3 billion in handout for Amazon and use money to forgive student debt

  • published: November 14, 2018
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https://democracynow.org – After a months-long PR campaign, Amazon has officially announced that it will split its so-called second corporate headquarters between New York and Arlington, Virginia, outside of Washington, DC after it has offered tax credits and more than $ 3 billion. other stimuli. The news sparked protests on the site of Amazon's future office complex in Long Island City, New York, to condemn the city and its states for the massive dropping of Amazon and other giveaways to entice the company to enter the city. to go. As part of the deal, New York taxpayers are even building a helipad for Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world. Many local politicians have openly criticized the authorities in New York and Virginia for supporting the deals, which will generate a total of 50,000 jobs. We are speaking with Ron Kim, the Assembly Assembly member of the United States, who is introducing legislation to block the deal and send taxpayers' money away from subsidies from Amazon and debt relief for students. Recently, he co-wrote an opinion piece for The New York Times with the headline: New York must say no to Amazon & # 39 ;.

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NY Politician: We need to block $ 3 billion in handout for Amazon and use money to forgive student debt

  • published: November 14, 2018
  • views: 15144

https://democracynow.org – After a months-long PR campaign, Amazon has officially announced that it will split its so-called second corporate headquarters between New York and Arlington, Virginia, outside of Washington, DC after it has offered tax credits and more than $ 3 billion. other stimuli. The news sparked protests on the site of Amazon's future office complex in Long Island City, New York, to condemn the city and its states for the massive dropping of Amazon and other giveaways to entice the company to enter the city. to go. As part of the deal, New York taxpayers are even building a helipad for Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world. Many local politicians have openly criticized the authorities in New York and Virginia for supporting the deals, which will generate a total of 50,000 jobs. We are speaking with Ron Kim, the Assembly Assembly member of the United States, who is introducing legislation to block the deal and send taxpayers' money away from subsidies from Amazon and debt relief for students. Recently, he co-wrote an opinion piece for The New York Times with the headline: New York must say no to Amazon & # 39 ;.

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