Amazon pulls out of Queens after outcry over multi-billion dollar giveaway to largest corporation in the world

Amazon pulls out of Queens after outcry over multi-billion dollar giveaway to largest corporation in the world

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Amazon yesterday abruptly announced that it was canceling plans to open a second headquarters site in the Queens borough of New York City. The move came amid what the company said was an unexpected backlash from lawmakers, union leaders, and progressives angry over huge tax breaks and incentives that the state offered the company. Brian and John speak with Gabi Silva, an organizer with Damayan and the Scamazon Coalition as well as a resident of Queens.

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