Do Corporations Need Public Assistance?
More transparency from the outset would enable citizens to test the strength of economic-impact analyses, examine a company’s track record, and query elected officials about future impacts on land, water, housing costs, and social services. This opportunity is what the opponents of Amazon HQ2, in New York, were refused.
March 14, 2019
Erdoğan’s Flights of Fancy
In recent weeks, as the international community has focused on the fallout from the Jamal Khashoggi case, Turks have been more preoccupied with their president’s grand plans for transforming Turkey into a regional economic powerhouse. But has the centerpiece, the enormous new Istanbul Airport, come at too high a price?
October 31, 2018