One of the most successful corporations in America is extorting tax breaks from Texas to relocate part of its business to Austin. In exchange, the government wants Apple to agree to employ some “economically disadvantaged” folks from the community — in other words, the folks footing the tax break! Seems like a simple return on investment!
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