Posts Tagged ‘corporate welfare’

Nov
2013
20

Sirota: Corporate Giveaways, Not Public Pensions, Cause Financial Stress and Need Reforming

Sirota: Corporate Giveaways, Not Public Pensions, Cause Financial Stress and Need Reforming
  In an op-ed for USA Today, David Sirota gives credit to conservative activists, business groups, and politicians for their attempts to demonize public pensions.  But this well-coordinated attempt to sway public opinion, he writes, should not result in pensions being “reformed.”  For many state and local governments, wasteful spending…
Oct
2013
2

Buccheit: Corporate Welfare Costs the Average American Family $6,000 Annually

Buccheit: Corporate Welfare Costs the Average American Family $6,000 Annually
  A new look at corporate welfare by Paul Buchheit for Common Dreams makes the argument that our current corporate welfare state contributes to the average American family paying $6,000 a year in subsidies to big business.  The number is an average, meaning that many low-income and middle class families pay less, but it is …
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