Ten Examples of Welfare for the Rich and Corporations

by Bill Quigley Here are the top ten examples of corporate welfare and welfare for the rich. There are actually thousands of tax breaks and subsidies for the rich and corporations provided by federal, state and local governments but these ten will give a taste. One. State and Local Subsidies to Corporations. An excellent New York Times study by Louise Story calculated that state and local government provide at least $80 billion in subsidies to corporations. Over 48 big corporations received over $100 million each. GM was [...]

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Thirteen Things the Government is Trying to Keep Secret from You

by  https://www.commondreams.org/bill-quigley Bill Quigley “We believe most Americans would be stunned to learn the details of how these secret court opinions have interpreted…the Patriot Act.  As we see it, there is now a significant gap between what most Americans think the law allows and what the government secretly claims the law allows.  This is a problem, because it is impossible to have an informed public debate about what the law should say when the public doesn’t know what its government thinks the law says.”  –  httpss://www.documentcloud.org/documents/325953-85512347-senators-ron-wyden-mark-udall-letter-to.html US Senators Ron Wyden [...]

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