How much money the U.S. government has
A new study by the analysis center Good Jobs First has just revealed the juicy subsidies received by some of the largest companies in the United States. The report in question covers the period from 2000 to 2015, three lustrums over the course of which aid to companies worth $68 billion has been detected.
At the top of the ranking is Boeing. The largest commercial aircraft manufacturer would have benefited from subsidies valued at $13.4 billion, according to the report published by the analysis center Good Jobs First. A long way behind Boeing is the second corporation on the list: Intel, which received subsidies worth $5.9 billion.
Alcoa, one of the largest aluminum producers, completes the podium in this ranking. In this case, the subsidies recorded by the report total $5.6 billion. Below these levels, we find the two companies that close the ‘top 5’: General Motors and Ford. The former, with 3.7 billion dollars; the latter, with 2.5 billion.
U.S. military budget 2020
Numerous New Deal programs are still active, among those that have kept their original name are the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), but also the Social Security System, the first American experience of the welfare state, as well as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the field of financial regulation.
The Great Depression, considered one of the greatest economic crises of the 20th century, began on Thursday, October 24, 1929, with the crash of the New York Stock Exchange, which collapsed and gradually spread to all economic sectors and then to all industrialized countries, with the exception of the Soviet Union under Iosif Stalin. The United States, the “country of origin” of the crisis, was logically the first to be affected after the crash and hit rock bottom in 1932, with an unemployment rate of 25%. The fact is that the US economy suffered from various imbalances, mainly in the distribution of wealth and resources: it is estimated that thirty-six rich families had incomes equivalent to those of 42% of the population. Likewise, out of 27.5 million families, 21.5 million had no savings of any kind. In the U.S. economy, there were several imbalances.
Uses budget 2021
In this round there have been 54 applications, of which eleven have obtained this aid, 20% of works that will benefit from what has been called the California Film and Television Tax Credit Program, which in 2014 tripled its money to incentivize the film industry by considering it fundamental in the generation of employment and the reactivation of the state’s economy. In the change proposed in 2014, it was also included that films with budgets of more than $75 million would also be eligible for this money, which was previously prevented.
The study that has made this program considers that these eleven films will generate 2,500 jobs and create revenues of $320 million in production costs. It justifies and legitimizes the investment made with a study that shows that what these films contribute to the coffers is more than what the institutions contribute. With the closing of this call for proposals, the deadline for the new one opens, which will run from March 7 to 13.Follow the topics that interest you
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Traditionally, food price hikes have been weather-related and were temporary situations. But the current scenario is different. In the United States, as more ethanol distilleries are built, the price of corn is rising towards its “equivalent value” of oil. The food and energy markets, historically separate, are intermingling. In this new economy, if the economic value of the fuel extracted from corn exceeds its economic value as a nutrient, it will be displaced as a commodity into the energy market. And as the price of oil rises, so will the price of U.S. corn-based foods.
Ethanol is not a solution if you think carefully in terms of future energy policy. For Washington, it is time to decide whether to continue with the current policy of subsidizing more and more distilleries to generate fuel from corn, or to promote a shift to more fuel-efficient cars and a new economy centered on wind energy and “plug-in” hybrid cars. The choice is between a future with rising food prices around the world, spreading hunger and increasing political instability, or a future with stable food prices, drastically reduced dependence on oil and much lower carbon emissions.