Detroit News op-ed: Subsidies aren’t right vs. left, they’re Us vs. Them

DN squareWith my newest op-ed in the Detroit News, I’m hoping to get people thinking about development subsidies outside the traditional partisan political battle lines:

From whatever angle you come at it personally, there’s a growing agreement that this isn’t a Right versus Left battle, but rather a case of “Us versus Them” — people with power are making business and government work to their own benefit while the rest of us pay the cost.

Whether you’re more likely to call it “The Swamp” or “The One Percent,” this is exactly the kind of rigging of the system by political and business elites that has so many Americans unhappy with the state of our nation’s institutions.

Read the whole thing here.

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