Government Spends More on Corporate Welfare Subsidies than Social Welfare Programs

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About $59 billion is spent on traditional social welfare programs. $92 billion is spent on corporate subsidies. So, the government spent 50% more on corporate welfare than it did on food stamps and housing assistance in 2006.

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Inequality and the crisis: still pre-Occupied

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Editorial: The Bank of England’s Andy Haldane confirmed at an Occupy debate this week what many people already knew: the protesters have been right all along (Inequality and the crisis: still pre-Occupied http://t.co/awpFPWE0...)…

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