Cronyism and Corporatism

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The Data Shows Socialists — Not Sanctions — Destroyed Venezuela's Economy

Cronyism and CorporatismProtectionism and Free TradeSocialism

Blog07/04/2019

If we stick to the data, regardless of which socioeconomic indicator we choose, it seems clear that the sharp economic downturn began long before 2017.

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Elizabeth Warren's Antitrust Crusade: A New Progressive War on Wealth

Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. EconomyMonopoly and Competition

Blog04/06/2019

In their war on "monopolies," Progressives like Elizabeth Warren show they don't understand the history of anti-monopoly legislation, and they also don't understand that modern day "monopolies" aren't really monopolies at all.

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Can the EU Survive the Next Financial Crisis?

Cronyism and CorporatismGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog03/29/2019

Existing political tensions within the EU are certain to escalate as the EU falls behind in global economic power, and Brussels, hooked on profligacy, for the first time faces budget cuts.

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Microtransactions and Loot Boxes: Can the Video Game Industry Regulate Itself?

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismMedia and Culture

Blog01/04/2019

One thing is certain: if the game industry can't placate consumers and regulators, it won't remain independent for long.

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Elon Musks's Taxpayer-Funded Gravy Train

Corporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismTaxes and Spending

Blog12/12/2018

The government should put its cozy relationship with Musk on a long, if not permanent, hiatus.

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Why Are the Feds Subsidizing Baby Formula Companies?

Corporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismHealth

Blog09/07/2018

The "experts" are complaining about advertisements from formula companies. Meanwhile, the US government spends billions on subsidizing formula through welfare programs.

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Elizabeth Warren Wants Even More Crony Capitalism

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and Corporatism

Blog08/25/2018

Sen. Warren's proposed "Accountable Capitalism Act" would make large corporations dependent on federal permission to exist, essentially turning them into arms of the federal government.

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The Looming Threat of Video Game Regulation

Corporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismMedia and Culture

Blog08/22/2018

Gaming faces threats from fear-mongering politicians, but also from developers eager to stifle competition in the industry.

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Can France Really Welcome All the World's Poor?

Cronyism and CorporatismLabor and WagesPoverty

Blog07/30/2018

The dominant immigration narrative in France ignores the importance of free trade, freedom in employment, and the importance of voluntary charity.

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