The following CBC article confirms what we’ve always known: sports stadiums simply do not deliver on their extravagant economic promises. Just as with casinos, the millionaire proponents of stadiums always claim that these big arenas will make a city rich. But just as with casinos: 1. stadiums do not in fact bring any appreciable economic benefits to a region, and yet 2. the general public (led by the media) persists …read more
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Watch the video below and also go to Rolling Jubilee (above is a screen shot of its website) to find out what they’re doing. More explanation here. Thoughts? The projected is related to Occupy Wall Street, and comes in the wake of OWS’s excellent project Occupy Sandy in aid of Hurricane Sandy victims.