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States, Cartels, and the Anarcho-Capitalist Opposition

Source: http://mises.org By David S. D’Amato   States, Cartels, and the Anarcho-Capitalist Opposition   “Every man,” argued the philosopher William Godwin, “has a certain sphere of discretion, which he has a right to expect shall not be infringed by his neighbours. This right flows from the very nature of man.” Market anarchists agree with Godwin […]

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‘The US is an oligarchy, study concludes’

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino ‘The US is an oligarchy, study concludes’     It’s sad but true. This is something pretty much all critics of crony capitalism can agree on whether on what is traditionally called the “Right” in this country, or the “Left” in this country. Very powerful, very rich interests influence […]


Anti-Protest Law Passes in Australia – Punishment Includes Fines and Imprisonment

    Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger Anti-Protest Law Passes in Australia – Punishment Includes Fines and Imprisonment   The Australian state of Victoria has just passed an extremely anti-democractic law criminalizing protest (recall Japan and Spain moved to do the same late last year). For those of you unfamiliar with Australian geography, Victoria is […]

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Dozens of lawmakers related to big time lobbyists – Billions of dollars in fees (Video)

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor   Dozens of lawmakers related to big time lobbyists – Billions of dollars in fees (Video)     “It’s not just about staying in office because you like the power. It’s about staying in office because it generates huge amounts of cash for your family.”   Image credit: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org  


Congressmen Oppose Fast Track & Trans-Pacific Partnership

  Source: http://www.occupycorporatism.com By Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism   Congressmen Oppose Fast Track & Trans-Pacific Partnership     Last week, House Representative Tim Bishop met with union leaders, environmentalists and various activists to join forces against the fast track being debated in Congress concerning the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). To the attendees, Bishop said: “I urge […]

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Does the radical expansion of presidential powers under Bush and Obama threaten the country?

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   Does the radical expansion of presidential powers under Bush and Obama threaten the country?     Bush and Obama have different flavors. But both are crony capitalists. Bush was the Republican version, Obama is the Democrat version. Both have sought to more closely link business and government, to […]

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Big Brother’s power is building, warns George Orwell biographer

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By CBC News  Big Brother’s power is building, warns George Orwell biographer ‘Orwell wrote 1984 as a warning. He felt that if someone didn’t sound the alarm loudly enough, eventually a lot of the freedoms he cherished would be lost.’ Earlier this month, the most talked about novelist in the English language wasn’t […]