Tag Archives: Corporate Welfare

The “Makers” and “Takers” — Not Who You Think

By Kevin Carson Source: Center for a Stateless Society The old “53% vs. 47%” meme that got so much attention in the 2012 election resurfaced this week when it came out that Colorado gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez apparently first coined … Continue reading

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Swiss Voters Reject Multibillion Dollar Boondoggle

In a vote last Sunday, 53.7% of Swiss voters rejected a government plan to fund the procurement of 22 Gripen fighter jets which would have cost at least $3.5 billion. In a public statement, Susanne Leutenegger Oberholzer, a Social Democrat … Continue reading

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Walmart Admits: ‘Our Profits’ Depend on ‘Their Poverty’

By Lauren McCauley Originally posted at CommonDreams.org Although a notorious recipient of “corporate welfare,” Walmart has now admitted that their massive profits also depend on the funding of food stamps and other public assistance programs. In their annual report, filed … Continue reading

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