But they all omitted one thing: stock options. Last year, CEO John Mackey John Mackey ‘s salary and cash bonus equaled $436,000, almost exactly 14 times the average worker’s $32,000 salary. But he made $1.8 million exercising stock options, and received another $460,000 because of a company error that allowed stock options to expire unexercised. The grand total: $2.7 million. Another $4.4 million of options have vested, so he can exercise them if he wants.
Neoliberals regard inequality of economic resources and political rights not as an unfortunate byproduct of capitalism, but a necessary functional characteristic of their ideal market system.
WIC is for low-income breastfeeding mothers. To be eligible for SNAP in Georgia, unless you are disabled you have to work. I encourage you to use the Georgia COMPASS eligibility calculator and see for yourself that it's just not like you think it is.
Your hypothetical person, a breast-feeding single mother working at a job that pays the minimum of $13,000/year (approx. $1,083.33/month) required for the maximum EITC of $5,110, could receive a maximum SNAP (what you're calling EBT) benefit of $200/month, presuming she also pays for rent, utilities, etc. If she doesn't have rent and utility payments, her family could receive the minimum SNAP benefit of $21.88/month. You have to reapply every year for SNAP.
As a breastfeeding mother, she would be eligible for WIC which provides vouchers for the specifically necessary foods to bring her breast milk up to standard, e.g. Exactly one gallon of the cheapest milk, one dozen eggs, 36 oz. of cereal, and $6 worth of vegetables.  Let's call that $20 a week.
In any case, all told our hypothetical single mother earns $13K gross at her job and we'll presume she gets a full refund, gets the maximum ETIC of $5,110, we'll say she gets the average for SNAP so that amounts to $3,444 per year, and $20 a week or $1,040 per year for WIC. That comes to $22,594 in earned income and benefits for a family of four, including a babe-in-arms still being breastfed. That's $456 under the 2012 federal poverty level for our hypothetical family.
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