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Sanders and Khanna’s Stop BEZOS Act Aims to Halt ‘Corporate Welfare’ | Truthdig

The only welfare problem in America is corporate welfare, say Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., in a Time op-ed published Thursday. The biggest welfare recipients, they write, are not the hardworking Americans who need it most, but “the billionaire owners of some of the most profitable corporations in our country.”

The two have co-authored legislation, the Stop BEZOS Act—the name is a jab at Amazon owner Jeff Bezos that stands for Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies—to reverse decades of this practice.

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