The Interpreter: Losing Faith in the State, Some Mexican Towns Quietly Break Away

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www.nytimes.com—With government often more the problem than the solution, communities are taking matters into their own hands. But gains against crime can carry a cost.

Towns and cities are staying quiet about the tax breaks they're offering Amazon for HQ2. Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider Amazon has received proposals from cities across America that are eager to be home to the company's second headquarters. Many of the local governments have been vocal about why their city would be the ideal location for Amazon. But most are staying quiet about the financial incentives they're offering the e-commerce giant. PHILADELPHIA (AP) — State and local governments have been more than happy to play up the amenities they think make their locations the best...