Bill Maher's Real Time panel smashes Amazon's 'extortion' in HQ2 stunt
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Amazon’s decision to split its planned expansion between a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood of Queens and a wealthy part of Northern Virginia has come under fire this week. Hundreds of cities had competed to house the company’s so-called “HQ2,” spending vast resources to develop pitches and offering all sorts of incentives. On Friday, panelists on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher debated the announcement, all agreeing that Amazon’s decision to locate to two wealthy, growing coastal cities …


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