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Fast Food Giants Gorge on Subsidies

The fast food industry is notorious for handing out lean paychecks to their burger flippers and fat ones to their CEOs. What’s less well-known is that taxpayers are actually subsidizing fast food incomes at both the bottom — and top — of the industry. Take, for example, Yum Brands, which operates the Taco Bell, KFC, and Pizza Hut chains. Wages …

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