Regulation


Why (some) millennials are embracing socialism

By Against Crony Capitalism January 29, 2016   Why (some) millennials are embracing socialism     The author of the attached article, the former CEO of Office Depot Steve Odland, is right on the money. In the face of a deeply crony economic and political system, one which walls off opportunity for many while unfairly […]

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Do Video-Game Worlds Need Government Regulation?

By Giuliano Millan Mises.org January 16, 2016   Do Video-Game Worlds Need Government Regulation?   Ever since the first computer game was introduced in 1962, video games have had an ever-expanding role and impact on society. In 2004, video games started earning more than Hollywood’s domestic box offices. With this expansion of the industry new […]

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A National ID Card Is Coming Soon — and You Will Need It to Fly and Drive

By Against Crony Capitalism January 14, 2016   A National ID Card Is Coming Soon — and You Will Need It to Fly and Drive     It’s for your own good you know. If the government didn’t track your whereabouts who would? And what if you’re a terrorist? What then? Yes, everyone must now […]


How Corrupt Is the American Government?

By Against Crony Capitalism January 7, 2016   How Corrupt Is the American Government?     Pretty darn corrupt. It’s at all levels and it takes many different forms. The thing one must keep in mind is that governments by their nature are corrupt. To a limited degree they are necessary but when one group […]

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Poll: Government Named Top U.S. Problem for Second Straight Year

By Against Crony Capitalism January 6, 2016   Poll: Government Named Top U.S. Problem for Second Straight Year     Gee, I wonder why? It’s so responsive and doesn’t take the citizenry for granted or anything. It’s not like the president is out there winging it with his “pen and phone” or that Congress is […]


Republican lawmakers and meat industry lobbyists, now bolstered by the WTO ruling, are working to overturn meat labeling provision that 92 percent of public supports. (Photo: Jason Tester Guerilla Futures/cc/flickr)

This WTO Ruling Is Perfect Example of How Big Trade Deals Trump Democracy

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams December 7, 2015   This WTO Ruling Is Perfect Example of How Big Trade Deals Trump Democracy NAFTA partners can sue the U.S. for a combined $1 billion annually in retaliatory tariffs over Country of Origin Labels for meat     In a move that watchdogs say presents a “glaring example […]


Democracy Sold Out To Greed

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org December 3, 2015   Democracy Sold Out To Greed   While the “free Western media” cheers, the Western “democratic” governments sell out the peoples of the Western world to corporate tyranny John Massaria has turned my interview with Julian Charles into a video. The video helps me […]

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Amazon Shows Off Latest Prime Air Delivery Drone Prototype In New Video

By Mary Beth Quirk Consumerist November 30, 2015   Amazon Shows Off Latest Prime Air Delivery Drone Prototype In New Video   (Amazon) Two years after Amazon debuted its delivery drone to the masses, the e-commerce giant is back with a new demo video showing the company’s latest prototype for its Prime Air unmanned aerial vehicle. […]


Poll: 1 in 3 Independent and Republican voters see the government as an “enemy”

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism November 24, 2015     Many people see the federal government as not reflecting their views at all. Some see the unending expansion of the state into every nook and cranny of life, and the gaming of the government by powerful corporate and political interests, as a real threat. […]

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In major blow to Obamacare UnitedHealth looks to leave the system

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism November 20, 2015   In major blow to Obamacare UnitedHealth looks to leave the system     Obamacare has been collapsing for a while. Actually pretty much since it started. A bunch of the state co-ops are dead. More are readying themselves for the grave. And now even the […]

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Feds dangle $12,000 bonus to firms that hire foreign students

By Against Crony Capitalism October 22, 2015   Feds dangle $12,000 bonus to firms that hire foreign students     What is the logic here? If businesses want to keep foreign students in the USA let them do it. (They of course can and do, often.) The company can help the prospective employee get a […]

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