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Why Are States Undercutting Their Own Workers?
Americans fear other countries stealing jobs from the US, but what if we told you that states are actually busy stealing jobs from each other? Sure, states trying to lure companies to relocate in their towns might sound like a good thing, but who really benefits? In our new episode, “Globalization: Made in America,” Jon looks at this “race to the bottom” and what it’s costing America’s workers.
Gov. Roy Cooper On Why States Spend Big To Compete For Jobs
If companies will move where the good workers are, why do states need to bend over backward to offer tax breaks and other incentives to corporations who promise to bring new jobs? In “Globalization: Made in America,” Jon asks North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper why his state has done this and if that money might have been better spent on things that actually benefit the people who already live there.