Officials Caved to Red Wings on Corporate Welfare

Team should have paid for new arena on its own

Christopher Douglas, an associate professor of economics at the University of Michigan-Flint and a member of the Mackinac Center’s Board of Scholars, writes in Crain’s Detroit Business that the Detroit City Council and state Legislature should have caved to corporate welfare demands made by the Detroit Red Wings for the team’s new arena.

He also wrote about that topic here.


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