In the pursuit of economic development and growth, many local governments in the US are increasingly turning to offering lucrative incentives to businesses such as tax incentives, loans and other subsidies. Many scholars and commentators have become concerned that these incentives are going hand in hand with the gutting of social welfare services. In new research, Lazarus Adua and […]
Popular posts this week
- Why things may be looking up for Virginia’s Democrats as the General Assembly elections approach
- How Black fraternities are actually harmful to Black culture in the US
- How social media is changing the way people commit crimes and police fight them.
- Political parties shape public opinion, but their influence is limited.
Thomas Furse reviews The Global Interior: Mineral Frontiers and American Power by Megan Black
Hélène Syed Zwick reviews Not Working: Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone? by David G. Blanchflower
Conor Wilson reviews Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State by Samuel Stein
M Kerem Koban reviews Democracy and Prosperity: Reinventing Capitalism through a Turbulent Century by Torben Iversen and David Soskice