Posts Tagged ‘tax money’

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Fossil fuels subsidised by $10m a minute, says IMF

So all that endless bullshit you hear about “free markets,” well how do trillions of dollars of tax subsidies going to the most polluting industries around factor in? The dinosaurs still rule the earth today…

The $5.3tn subsidy estimated for 2015 is greater than the total health spending of all the world’s governments.

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One more sign of the pathetic, execrable state of the US system…

State Department bureau spent $630,000 on Facebook ‘likes’

“State Department officials spent $630,000 to get more Facebook “likes,” prompting employees to complain to a government watchdog that the bureau was “buying fans” in social media, the agency’s inspector general says.”