Tracking Amazon’s tax breaks

Amazon.com’s aggressive strategy for getting tax breaks has helped the company to grow, according to Good Jobs First, which tracks government subsidies and economic development. The e-commerce giant has received about 20 economic development subsidy packages a year since 2012 for its warehouses and data centers—$1.6 billion and counting as of mid-2018.

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The Pathology of Privilege

 

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