Cronyism and Corporatism

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Protectionism Is About Much More than Nationalism

Cronyism and CorporatismInterventionism

Many forms of protection stem not from geopolitical concerns but from parochial attempts at limiting local competition.

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Week in Review: September 23, 2017

Cronyism and CorporatismDecentralization and SecessionProtectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign PolicyMoney and Banking

Blog09/22/2017
Will a slow reduction in QE truly help? Or, is this just another wishful act from a Fed that has no clue of how to truly help.

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Why is NASA Covering Up Elon Musk’s Mistakes?

Cronyism and CorporatismMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/21/2017
Elon Musk's SpaceX appears to have some very good friends in Congress who are working to grant SpaceX monopoly powers.

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Government Regulation and Crony Capitalism is Keeping Thousands in Florida without Power

Cronyism and Corporatism

Blog09/21/2017
The pain and suffering currently being felt is the direct result of government policy and the perverse incentives of crony capitalism.

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Domestic Politics Is Dictating Our Foreign Policy

Cronyism and CorporatismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog08/23/2017
The more Trump becomes isolated politically, the more he's likely to try and shore up his base by pandering to the Pentagon and its friends.

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China: A Keynesian Monster

Cronyism and CorporatismGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/31/2017
The the Chinese economy is a Keynesian jobs project of outrageous scale.

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Congress Will Make Sure Taxpayers Keep Sending Money to Terrorists

Cronyism and CorporatismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog06/30/2017
Rand Paul's legislation — banning funding of weapons for terrorist-connected organizations — has little chance in a Congress addicted to war spending.

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14.9. Creating the Acceptance Market

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismU.S. History

12/20/2017Audio/Video
From Chapter 14, "The Federal Reserve as a Cartelization Device: The Early Years, 1913–1930".

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1.3. The Attempts to Form Cartels

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismU.S. History

12/20/2017Audio/Video
From Chapter 1, "Railroads: The First Big Business and the Failure of the Cartels".

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9.7. Allied Group: The American Association for Labor

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismU.S. History

12/20/2017Audio/Video
From Chapter 9, "The National Civic Federation: Big Business Organized for Progressivism".

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