Letters to the Editor

November 3, 2013 12:00 AM

Letters to the editor on abatements, Ike airport, Southwest Chief, Kobach, voter ID, letter caution

The wealthiest 1 percent have garnered 80 percent of all economic growth since 1980, and 95 percent of it since the recent recession. They now own 40 percent of the nation’s wealth. It was gained in part through tax abatements, whereby cities and states are beguiled into bidding wars for the privilege of paying corporations for jobs.

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