John Oliver on Stadium Infrastructure

In a humorous account, John Oliver explains why wealthy sports teams are ripping-off American taxpayers via expensive stadium infrastructure, which is an investment that essentially never “pay off” for tax payers in those cities. There are strong opinions about this, suggesting that benefits rarely materialize, which are supported by public research, although there are presumably intangible benefits of having a local team stay local.

6 thoughts on “John Oliver on Stadium Infrastructure

  1. that’s brutal, i’ve recently had to give up on local politics (especially around infrastructure) for my health, gotta love the billion dollar drop tho make it rain make it rain…


  2. Pingback: Infrastructure Discourse: Poorly Regulated and Explicitly Not Sexy? | Installing (Social) Order

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