corpers cheat municipalities over "jobs" 

> Chicago has offered to let Amazon pocket $1.32 billion in income taxes paid by its own workers. This is truly perverse. Called a personal income-tax diversion, the workers must still pay the full taxes, but instead of the state getting the money to use for schools, roads or whatever, Amazon would get to keep it all instead.

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corpers cheat municipalities over "jobs" 

> “Rather than the money disappearing into a civic black hole, Amazon would have a say on where it will go,” he told the Los Angeles Times. “Not for the fire department on the fringe of town, but to enhance their own investment in Fresno.”

i love how our governments are just corper laundering machines.

there is no such thing in america as democracy, only the monster that wears its face.

corpers cheat municipalities over "jobs" 

what fucks me up is this: the amount governments offer in incentives to companies in exchange for jobs imply a cash-to-jobs exchange rate in which you could just employ more people at better wages by giving them that money directly. if your goal is popular welfare, enriching the rich to entice them to own us is a fucking fool's game.

corpers cheat municipalities over "jobs" 

@garbados and it never pays off for the people. it's just a tax give away.

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corpers cheat municipalities over "jobs" 

@gemlog rich get richer, guillotines get bigger 😉

corpers cheat municipalities over "jobs" 

@garbados did you see @lipsticksocialist 's today? :-)

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Actually, you probably did. I just liked it a lot :-)

corpers cheat municipalities over "jobs" 

@gemlog @lipsticksocialist lmao that's good

corpers cheat municipalities over "jobs" 

@garbados @lipsticksocialist I know right? She's so clever.
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