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corporate welfare

1.
financial assistance, as tax breaks or subsidies, given by the government to profit-making companies, especially large corporations.
Origin
1990-95, Americanism
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  • They appear, from other reports, to be subsisting on corporate welfare as well as the largesse of the rest of us.
  • Job growth can be stimulate by giving small businesses tax incentives to hire, not with corporate welfare for the idle rich.
  • They deeply resent their nickname: the first family of corporate welfare.
  • There are so many forms of corporate welfare out there to choose from.
  • We should devote the money spent on corporate welfare, and the bloated defense budget, toward education and health care.
  • Buying from a company so aggressively fighting for job-destroying corporate welfare was making me feel guilty.
  • Tax expenditures are socialism and corporate welfare.
  • The only time the rich get richer at others expense is when government hands out corporate welfare.
  • And corporate welfare goes to agribusiness companies, energy companies, financial services companies.
  • Curbing government interference in the economy and ending corporate welfare.

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