Date: November 28, 2018
WATCH: New Yorkers React To HQ2
“There is no reason to give them $3 billion when we have so many problems to address like homelessness.
Person interviewed in store: “I think Amazon will make it worse. There is no reason to give them $3 billion when we have so many problems to address like homelessness.”
Another person interviewed in store: “We have been concerned for many years about these secret deals that are cut and public property and public money given away.” (Eyewitness News This Morning – WABC-TV, “Demonstrators take over Manhattan Amazon store in protest of Queens HQ,” 11.27.2018)
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