University of Phoenix SOC101: Aid to Dependent Corporations

Mar 30th, 2015
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It seems people are quick to criticize the welfare system in the United States. However, there is another form of welfare that few are aware exists. This type of corporate welfare, termed "wealthfare," by Chuck Collins, the author of "Aid to Dependent Corporations," benefits corporations and the wealthy.

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Aid to Dependent Corporations It seems people are quick to criticize the welfare system in the United States. However, there is another form of welfare that few are aware exists. This type of corporate welfare, termed "wealthfare," by Chuck Collins, the author of "Aid to Dependent Corporations," benefits corporations and the wealthy. Mr. Collins mentioned some very interesting facts with which I totally agree. His article helped me to understand how the rich continue to get richer, all at the cost of the United States taxpayer. Chuck Collins brings out many instances of corporate wealthfare in his article. For example, since 1987, American Barrick Resources Corporation has been extracting gold from a Nevada mine. They have pocketed $8.75 billion but paid only minimal rent to the Department of the Interior (15). I have to wonder why a billion dollar corporation would need such disco

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