IQ2US: Should the U.S. eliminate corporate subsidies?
Join us this Sunday for another "Intelligence Squared U.S." debate.
The auto industry, agriculture, the energy sector -- what do they have in common? These industries benefit from government subsidies in the form of loans, tax breaks, regulation and other preferences. Critics from the left and right say that not only do these subsidies transfer wealth from taxpayers to corporations, they distort the markets and our economy.
Proponents say that government has an important role to play in launching innovation via strategic investment, and its support helps American companies thrive.
Do we need subsidies, or is this corporate welfare?
Join us as we ask this question, and debate the answer, this Sunday, June 12 at 7 p.m.
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