Cities Should Stop Playing Amazon’s Game & Quit Offering Corporate Tax Incentives

By Amihai Glazer, The Conversation -

New York City should count its blessings. Amazon’s decision to walk away from its plan to build a new headquarters in Queens stunned city and state officials, who had promised US$3 billion in [...]

Amazon’s Decision To Pull Out Of NYC Is A Massive Blow To Corporate Welfare

By David Dayen, Inthesetimes.com -

Amazon announced Thursday the company has canceled its bid to acquire nearly $3 billion in public dollars to locate a facility in New York City—the most substantial setback for corporate welfare [...]

Pence Family’s Failed Gas Stations Cost Taxpayers $20 Million-Plus

By Brian Slodysko, AP   -

The state of Indiana — and, to a smaller extent, Kentucky and Illinois — are still on the hook for millions of dollars to clean up more than 85 contaminated sites across the three states from the [...]

Where The Biggest Corporate Handouts Come From

By Eleanor Goldfield, Artkillingapathy.com -

As tax day looms, most of us are grumbling and griping about the joyless task of shelling out hard-earned wages to the Empire. Regardless of political perspective, the people are overwhelmingly [...]

Hunger Strike Against Weapons-Maker Tax Giveaway

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

On Resistance Report, we interview Bruce Gagnon, who was on his 33rd day of a hunger strike against a massive tax give-way to one of the largest military contractors in the country. General [...]

Taxpayers Fund Prescription Drug Research Not Pharmaceuticals

By Alexander Zaitchik, Social Security Works   -

According to a new study by a small, partly industry-funded think tank called the Center for Integration of Science and Industry (CISI), it is existentially important. No NIH funds, no new drugs, [...]

Stunning Truths About The Bloated Safety Net For The Wealthy

By Paul Buchheit, www.truth-out.org -

By Paul Buchheit for Buzz Flash - Housing: Start with the homes, the expensive homes, the estates. For the mortgage interest deduction alone, households earning over $100,000 in 2012 claimed 77.3 [...]

New Yorker’s Multi-Billion Dollar Corporate Welfare For Nuclear Reactors

By Jon Campbell, www.democratandchronicle.com -

By Jon Campbell for Democrat and Chronicle - ALBANY - A state-approved bailout of three upstate nuclear power plants was the focus of a legislative hearing Monday, but New York's top energy [...]

We Spend TRILLIONS To Make Sure We Die Soon (Seriously)!

By Staff, www.popularresistance.org -

By Staff of Popular Resistance - There's a reason we ended up with ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State and we ALMOST ended up with a Labor Secretary in Andy Puzder who prefers [...]

Paying CEOs Lots More Than Uncle Sam

By Scott Klinger, www.inequality.org -

By Scott Klinger for Inequality.org. Top U.S. corporations are still in the process of reporting their 2015 CEO compensation, but filings to date reveal that more than 60 Fortune 500 corporations [...]

The Biggest Tax Scam Ever

By Tim Dickinson, www.rollingstone.com -

This is the reality of our political system in 2014: In what should be a titanic battle between multinational corporate power and federal power, our elected representatives are hardly putting up [...]

US Companies Hoarding Trillions Of Dollars Overseas

By Matthew O'Brien, www.theatlantic.com -

There's a lot of cash on the sidelines, but those sidelines aren't in the U.S. They're overseas—in tax shelters. According to a new report from ISI Research, U.S. S&P 500 companies now have [...]

VIDEO: Clearly Demonstrates That Most Welfare Goes To Rich

By The Global Pov Project, www.blumcenter.berkeley.edu -

And there are millions of other families who enjoy the same benefits. Here is just one statistic to make this point. In 1999 as the American century came to a close the U.S. government spent $24 [...]