Freedom Rider: Food Stamp Corporate Welfare

Posted: October 20, 2013 in General

El conocimiento es luz. Great post. Great Info.

Dogma and Geopolitics

by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley

If you think the SNAP food stamps debate is about poor people’s need to eat, you’re wrong. It’s about big corporations’ need to profit. “Xerox, JPMorgan Chase and eFunds Corporation have all successfully turned poverty into a profit center.” So have Coca Cola, Kroger, Wal-Mart, Kelloggs and a large slice of the rest of the Fortune 500 corporations.

 

Freedom RiderFood Stamp Corporate Welfare

by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley

Discussions about government spending are inherently bogus because the elephant in the room, big business, is absent.”

The federal and state governments operate under a system which is of the corporations, by the corporations, and for the corporations. Ordinary governmental functions which could easily be carried out with public money are instead privatized, depriving the public sector of revenue and jobs and making the neediest…

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