Most of Trump’s farm aid has benefitted the wealthiest farmers: study – Alternet.org

Corporate welfare for bad economic policies…...”According to the EWG’s study, which was released on Tuesday, more than half of that $8.4 billion went to the top 10% of aid recipients. The top 1% of aid recipients, EWG said, have received an average of more than $180,000 worth of aid — while the bottom 80% have received less than $5000 worth of aid.”

Most of Trump’s farm aid has benefitted the wealthiest farmers: study – Alternet.org

Most of Trump’s farm aid has benefitted the wealthiest farmers: study

A USDA spokesperson told Reuters that the payments were based on individual production, saying, “The more acres they farm and bushels per acre they produce, the more assistance they receive.”

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