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Subject:  Re: Single Payer Series Date:  1/19/2020  10:04 PM
Author:  syke6 Number:  575944 of 591695

I note that the US government does not negotiate & set prices for food, and yet there's abundant affordable food.

Food is this country is hugely subsidized by the US government


Bring those goalposts back here!

For example, sugar production is a $2.4 billion industry, but sugar producers receive $1.5 billion in subsidies.

The amount of that subsidy and therefore the consumer price is negotiated.
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