Food Stamp Corporate Welfare
by bill - 2013-10-19 - ( life / money / employment )
Millions of Americans are angry because food stamp recipients can use their benefits to buy junk food but don't realize that they are able to do so because corporate America wouldn't have it any other way. Coca Cola, Kroger, Walmart, Kelloggs and other corporations have all lobbied the United States Department of Agriculture and congress to prevent any measures being put in place that would restrict SNAP use to healthy food choices. It isn't difficult to understand why this is the case. They want to make as much money as possible and won't abide anything that impedes their ability to keep turning huge profits. Read the rest of the article at Freedom Rider: Food Stamp Corporate Welfare Black Agenda Report.
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