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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he will continue to boycott Amazon as the state offers more than $1.5 billion for its HQ2

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrated in a joint press conference with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo the news that Amazon has chosen Long Island City as one of the sites for its second headquarters, HQ2 .
New York is offering up more than $1.5 billion in tax breaks to Amazon.
That doesn't mean de Blasio is a fan of the company, calling himself "old school" for his refusal to shop there.
De Blasio previously said in October 2017 that Amazon and other online shopping destinations are "very destructive to communities."
New York City is getting one of Amazon's new headquarters - and the...
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Amazon's Cynical Coronation of New York and D.C. Gets Panned

Amazon's Cynical Coronation of New York and D.C. Gets Panned

3 monthes ago   |   By Vanity Fair

While Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio pat each other on the back for bringing Amazon to New York, progressive politicians and local residents express their dismay.
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Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio hold jubilant press conference announcing Amazon HQ2 in Queens

Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio hold jubilant press conference announcing Amazon HQ2 in Queens

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrated their deal with Amazon to bring the retail giant's secondary headquarters, known as HQ2, to Long Island City, Queens.
Both men praised the "unprecedented" scale and impact of the project - which will create at least 25,000 jobs over the next 10 years - and insisted it will positively impact New Yorkers, including marginalized communities.
To critics, de Blasio said, "I ask a real blunt question: Would we be happier if weren't coming?"
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio - two longtime...
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