Corporate Welfare

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Higher Ed Cronyism in Serbia: A Case Study

Corporate WelfareGlobal Economy

08/15/2014Mises Daily Articles
One of the most common ways in which cronyism manifests itself in Serbia is when professional degrees and employment positions are awarded based on political party membership , and not on the basis of professional expertise.
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Tax Cuts Are Only for the Powerful

Corporate WelfareWorld HistoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

Politicians tell us that tax cuts aren't necessary for economic growth. But when a politically-powerful company offers to move to town and hire people, the politicians fall all over themselves to offer a tax cut. Ordinary business owners, meanwhile, get no such offers, writes Crosby Kemper III and...
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Why the Cost of Government Is Higher Than You Think

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareInterventionism

05/28/2014Mises Daily Articles
When governments spend, regulate, and tax, they decrease household take-home pay while diverting savings and investment to the government class.
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Cartels and Subsidies in Canadian Agriculture

Corporate WelfareLegal SystemInterventionism

05/22/2014Mises Daily Articles
Canadian agricultural policy today subsidizes and controls markets in grain, dairy, and other products to ensure profitability.
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Crony Capitalism and the Transcontinental Railroads

Corporate WelfareU.S. History

03/10/2014Mises Daily Articles
The first transcontinentals were all creatures, not of capitalism or the private markets, but of government.
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David Brooks, The Whigs, and Corporate Welfare

Corporate WelfareU.S. HistoryOther Schools of Thought

02/06/2014Mises Daily Articles
The NYT gets it wrong again. We are told the Whigs, the original crony capitalists, were the voice of the common man against a tyrannical government. Hogwash.
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13. The Founding Father of Crony Capitalism

Big GovernmentCorporate Welfare

Section Two: Politics and Thieves. Narrated by Harold L. Fritsche.
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General Electric’s Crony Capitalism

Corporate WelfareInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

11/25/2013Mises Daily Articles
The Obama administration inserted language into the 2012 fiscal cliff bill that enabled GE to avoid paying much federal income tax.
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Life in Crony-Capitalist America

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyInterventionism

Interviewed by Scott Horton, Mark Thornton discusses life in crony-capitalist America, where Wall Street gets bailouts and interest-free money and Main Street is stuck with Obamacare, food stamps and persistent unemployment.
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Monsanto’s Friends in High Places

Corporate WelfareOther Schools of Thought

11/09/2013Mises Daily Articles
The government’s relationship with Monsanto is a prime example of crony capitalism.
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