Powerful interests rip off the general public in order to serve powerful interests.
The public wants to end poverty and help poor communities, but the government created “opportunity zones” that — instead of doing what they were purported to do — actually enrich businesses and rip off taxpayers.
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Paul Constant, ‘Opportunity zones’ meant to boost poor communities did little more than give the rich another tax loophole, Business Insider. The Trump tax cuts could serve as a watershed moment for trickle-down precisely because they prove the fallacy at the heart of the idea that rich people will always be our best job creators