Chicago recently made headlines for turning public parks space over to Amazon package lockers. But those lockers are only one example of Amazon and public officials using public-private “partnerships” to give away public resources and harm communities.
Pat Garofalo is the director of state and local policy at the American Economic Liberties Project.
New reports reveal Amazon doesn’t need the public subsidies it has demanded for new facilities. Maybe cities and states should stop forking that money over.