Katie Parker

Katie Parker

Katie Parker is a research associate at the Democracy Collaborative with a specialty in how health care institutions can support inclusive economic development.

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"Local governments weighing whether to sign on to Amazon’s marketplace should consider this growing movement around inclusive, local procurement."(Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Amazon’s Worst Bargain Yet
The billions in tax breaks cities are offering Amazon to host its “HQ2,” Amazon’s bare-knuckled push to squash a business tax in Seattle, and recent strikes for better working conditions in Amazon facilities have all fueled a growing conversation about the retail behemoth’s toll on communities. But...
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