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August 6, 2020 0

Nearing Bankruptcy, Sears Claimed Fast-Food Workers and Baristas as Employees to Keep Tax Breaks

By David Bernstein

Politicians who helped draft Sears’ tax deals said they were designed to retain thousands of corporate jobs. Contractors, landscapers and temporary employees who worked in Sears’ buildings were never meant to help the company qualify for tax breaks. by David Bernstein for The...

August 6, 2020 0

Sears Helped Build a Giant Entertainment Arena. Now, a Suburb Pays Millions to Keep It Running.

By David Bernstein

by David Bernstein for The Daily Herald, ProPublica  May 18, 20206  "This story was originally published by Propublica” ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom...

August 6, 2020 0

The Big Empty: How Corporate Headquarters Have Abandoned America’s Suburbs

By David Bernstein

by David Bernstein for The Daily Herald, ProPublica  May 18, 6:30 a.m. EDT “This story was originally published by Propublica” ProPublica is...