THE AMAZON HQ2 DEBACLE Amazon promised 25,000 new jobs in a new secondary headquarters called HQ2 in New York City in exchange for a $3 billion tax incentive. Suddenly, the rabble rousers and the protesters got restless and the deal was undone as Amazon decided to pull out. Is this a victory for the little guy? Tom lays it out.
Here are two of the articles Tom referenced in preparing for this episode: Amazon had New York City in the bag. Then left-wing activists got fired up and Amazon HQ2 defeat is a win for Queens activists but a ‘facepalm’ for tech leaders.
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