24 September 2013

Add It Up: The Average American Family Pays $6,000 a Year in Subsidies to Big Business

Add It Up: The Average American Family Pays $6,000 a Year in Subsidies to Big Business

$6,000. That's over and above our payments to the big companies for energy and food and housing and health care and all our tech devices. It's $6,000 that no family would have to pay if we truly lived in a competitive but well-regulated free-market economy.

The $6,000 figure is an average, which means that low-income families are paying less. But it also means that families (households) making over $72,000 are paying more than $6,000 to the corporations.

Read the full story at CommonDreams.org

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