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Wednesday, 09 June 2021 13:12

OPINION: Corporate handouts are not capitalism

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are two of the richest men in the world, and while both are clearly brilliant titans of industry, neither of them achieved that status without multiple handouts from the government. Musk’s Tesla and SpaceX have received nearly $5 billion in government aid over the years in various forms — grants, environmental credits, tax breaks, discounted loans, and more — while Amazon received more than $3.7 billion in taxpayer subsidies at the federal level alone.

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I think I have watched everything that the streaming video services have to offer. I have exhausted Netflix and Hulu. I have run the gamut of every genre on Amazon Prime. Mickey Mouse himself asked me not to watch anything else on Disney Plus.

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