Cutting Corporate Welfare, by Ralph Nader
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Corporate welfare is a function of political corruption.
S&L bailout helped bankers & hurt consumers.
Rules needed for examining & challenging corporate welfare.
Scrutinize even “good” corporate welfare which helps public.
Disallow benefits to companies except for public purposes.
Stadiums & other local tax abatements ignore small business.
Federal regulation of state & local abatements & subsidies.
Cancel R&D giveaways to auto industry; let them do it.
Bailouts: require payback; practice prevention by regulation.
Legislation to eliminate all corporate welfare.
$1000 bounty for suing for abuse of corporate welfare.
Mining companies get free mines for campaign contributions.
Highway pork leads to sprawl, air pollution, global warming.
Restrict IMF power, or abolish it.
End export assistance; it’s corporate welfare.
Enforce fair drug prices if sponsored by govt research.
Corporate welfare: taxpayers fund defense industry mergers.
Focus on family farms instead of large agribusiness.
Tax code loopholes benefit corporate donors & cost taxpayers.
Sunshine on tax loopholes; sunset on tax breaks.
FCC gave away $70B in airwave licenses to large corporations.
Domain name registration needs openness to replace monopoly.
Welfare & Poverty|
Attack corporate welfare kings, not poor welfare queens.
Limit executive compensation to 30-to-1 over lowest pay.
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The above quotations are from Cutting Corporate Welfare, by Ralph Nader.
Page last edited: Apr 16, 2013