How Amazon Crushes Local Economies & Gets Tax Breaks To Do It

As the following clip from the Jimmy Dore Show reveals, Amazon’s silent takeover of the U.S. retail economy is almost complete. Now, almost $1 of every $2 spent online curently flows through Amazon and half of all U.S. households have an Amazon Prime account. The firm’s rise to dominance comes at a hefty price. It’s eroding opportunity and fueling inequality, and it’s concentrating power in ways that endanger competition, life and democracy.

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