She says that U.S. agricultural subsidies are unfair to tax payers and the developing world.
It is these government checks, or subsidies, that keep corn and soybean prices low.
Michael Pollan -- The Omnivore’s Dilemma
Mae laughed at everything Annie said, and it kept Mae’s mind off the meets, where she, unlike Annie, had to win, or at least do well, to justify the subsidy the college had provided her.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
The war against wolves is kept at white heat by Provincial and Federal Governments, almost all of which offer wolf bounties ranging from ten dollars to thirty dollars per wolf; and in times when the value of foxes and other furs is depressed, this bounty becomes in effect a subsidy paid to trappers and traders alike.
Farley Mowat -- Never Cry Wolf
We can stay there in a subsidized flat in halls during the week, and come back here most weekends.
Jojo Moyes -- Me Before You
Bhutan, which under the 1865 Treaty of Sinchulu ceded border land to Britain; and Britain, which in exchange for that land provided Bhutan an annual subsidy, and under whose influence Bhutan’s monarchy was established in 1907.
Trenton Lee Stewart -- The Mysterious Benedict Society
17 percent of students received free or subsidized lunches because they were below the poverty line.
Joshua Davis -- Spare Parts
And I only work at the stupid labs to subsidize my school ….
Lauren Oliver -- Delirium
The Sunday visits went on; the photographs continued to appear in the subsidized magazines that specialized in Africa.
V.S. Naipaul -- A Bend in the River
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We can tell him the L & J Fund is intended to subsidize writers and actors if you want.
Paul Zindel -- The Pigman
He never sought any loans, bonds, subsidies, land grants or legislative favors from the government.
Ayn Rand -- Atlas Shrugged
I subsidize no pictures but pretty pictures.
Stephen King -- The Shining
The industry of Angolans doesn’t subsidize foreigners, or any castles with moats, and their children are likely to get vaccinations and learn to read.
Barbara Kingsolver -- The Poisonwood Bible
Historical events like signing the Constitution come along only once every few hundred years, and no matter how you sliced it, debating farm subsidies for tobacco farmers or talking about the "Red influence" was never going to cut it.
Nicholas Sparks -- A Walk to Remember
It would have been nice to have subsidized boys’ clubs and girls’ clubs, and social centres, and to have had more hospitals.
Alan Paton -- Cry, the Beloved Country
It was in the section included between this range and the Rocky Mountains that the American engineers found the most formidable difficulties in laying the road, and that the government granted a subsidy of forty-eight thousand dollars per mile, instead of sixteen thousand allowed for the work done on the plains.
Jules Verne -- Around the World in 80 Days
The leaders and organizers were maintained by the businessmen directly—aldermen and legislators by means of bribes, party officials out of the campaign funds, lobbyists and corporation lawyers in the form of salaries, contractors by means of jobs, labor union leaders by subsidies, and newspaper proprietors and editors by advertisements.
Upton Sinclair -- The Jungle
No one harbored a fairer admiration for mere goodness, but she had been obliged to watch herself sacrificing her kindliness, almost her idealism, to generalship, so dreadful were the struggles to obtain her subsidies from her superiors in the church.
Thornton Wilder -- The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Isaac the Jew also seemed to have vanished, and with him the hope of certain sums of money, making up the subsidy for which Prince John had contracted with that Israelite and his brethren.
Sir Walter Scott -- Ivanhoe
Should it ever get into financial difficulties I might even have to subsidize it.
Arthur C. Clarke -- Childhood’s End
…the villages, nine hundred yards round the city, to deliver in every morning six beeves, forty sheep, and other victuals for my sustenance; together with a proportionable quantity of bread, and wine, and other liquors; for the due payment of which, his majesty gave assignments upon his treasury:— for this prince lives chiefly upon his own demesnes; seldom, except upon great occasions, raising any subsidies upon his subjects, who are bound to attend him in his wars at their own expense.
Jonathan Swift -- Gulliver’s Travels
At the end of it a resolution to subsidize Thurn and Taxis failed.
Thomas Pynchon -- The Crying of Lot 49
One of their early acts, after coming into power, was to stop subsidies for African school feeding.
Nelson Mandela -- I Am Prepared to Die
For example, one out-of-the-box way to reduce pregnancies is to subsidize school uniforms for girls.
Nicholas D. Kristof -- Half the Sky
The automobile industry, however, was not content simply to reap the benefits of government-subsidized road construction.
Eric Schlosser -- Fast Food Nation
The subsidy was withdrawn, the offer of a future partnership in Arnold’s firm disappearing with it.
Judith Guest -- Ordinary People
Stuttering, Garcia managed to make his plea: he had completed high school in San Lucas and wanted a recommendation to the police academy and a government subsidy to pay for his studies.
Isabel Allende -- The House of Spirits
Already the mayor was feeling the heat; you could tell, because his surrogates on the council and the boards of Estimate and Education had begun quietly assailing Kwang for his interest in providing tax vouchers for bilingual education, to have English Only in the schools but subsidize native language study outside.
Chang-rae Lee -- Native Speaker
The South and the West have no vessels, but they cannot refuse a willing subsidy to defray the expenses of the navy; for if the fleets of Europe were to blockade the ports of the South and the delta of the Mississippi, what would become of the rice of the Carolinas, the tobacco of Virginia, and the sugar and cotton which grow in the valley of the Mississippi?
Alexis de Toqueville -- Democracy In America, Volume 1
Five million subscribers, the memorandum continued, would therefore in the course of twenty years recycle newspaper worth the immense sum of three hundred million marks, two-thirds of which would be applied to renewing subscriptions, making them much cheaper, and one-third, around one hundred million marks, made available for humanitarian purposes—to finance tuberculosis sanatoriums for the general public, to subsidize struggling artists, and so forth.
Thomas Mann -- The Magic Mountain
Refugees were not allowed to work either; they had to scrape by in the underground economy, and they were not eligible for the subsidized housing offered to Egyptian citizens.
Warren St. John -- Outcasts United
Two thousand pharmacologists and bio-chemists were subsidized in A.P. 178.
Aldous Huxley -- Brave New World
Volume I, concerned with Classification, had achieved some success in a small subsidized edition.
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Tender is the Night
There were federally-subsidized housing projects not far from here called Maravilla.
Luis J. Rodriguez -- Always Running
Her father had subsidized Robbie’s education all his life.
Ian McEwan -- Atonement
After two years in an overheated university-subsidized apartment, Ashima and Ashoke are ready to purchase a home.
Jhumpa Lahiri -- The Namesake
He lived in the mill village, in one of those houses the mills subsidized for their workers, back when companies still did things like that.
Rick Bragg -- All Over but the Shoutin’
The guard seemed furious with his government subsidized book of matches.
Robert Ludlum -- The Bourne Supremacy
The fees were low and it wasn’t hard to scratch out a living, staying in the hostel, eating in the subsidized student mess, rarely going to class, working instead as a draftsman in gloomy architectural firms that exploited cheap student labor to render their presentation drawings and to blame when things went wrong.
Arundhati Roy -- The God of Small Things
It was a standing joke that he was so keen on subsidizing the revolution that he expropriated himself and organized strikes at his own plants.
Boris Pasternak -- Doctor Zhivago
This disregards subsidized, dumped, and donated foodstuffs, most of which come from the large profit caused by the controlled low price at catapult head.
Robert A. Heinlein -- The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
We moved quickly northward, heading for Wisconsin through a noble land of good fields and magnificent trees, a gentleman’s countryside, neat and white-fenced and I would guess subsidized by outside income.
John Steinbeck -- Travels with Charley
I knew I’d smoke maybe five of them, but so long as I subsidized the Colonel’s smoking, he couldn’t really attack me for being another rich kid, a Weekday Warrior who just didn’t happen to live in Birmingham.
John Green -- Looking for Alaska
In the summer that followed, writing in the Recorder, Callender revealed that Jefferson, while Vice President, had secretly subsidized and encouraged him as he broke the Hamilton-Reynolds scandal and did all he could to defame John Adams.
David McCullough -- John Adams
An’ he says, ’Farmers get four cents a cotton poun’ from the gov’ment—ain’t that relief?’ An’ he says, ’Railroads an’ shippin’ companies draws subsidies—ain’t that relief?’ " ’They’re doin’ stuff got to be done,’ this deputy says.
John Steinbeck -- The Grapes of Wrath
The state subsidizes the cost with taxpayers’ money just so that the prices aren’t prohibitive."
Stieg Larsson -- The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
Subsidized job-training programs tend to be fairly popular among Democrats and Republicans, and certainly benefit some people.
Adam Davidson -- Making It in America
We need a national subsidy for literature.
Ayn Rand -- Atlas Shrugged
Of course, the American taxpayers have already paid part of the cost by subsidizing corn.