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In addition to the coffee chain and carmaker, European Commission officials are looking at similar deals secured by Amazon in Luxembourg and Apple in Ireland. (Photo: Jeroen Bennink/flickr/cc)

Tip of Iceberg? EU Rules Against Sweetheart Tax Deals for Corporations

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams October 21, 2015   Tip of Iceberg? EU Rules Against Sweetheart Tax Deals for Corporations ‘All companies, big or small, multinational or not, should pay their fair share of tax,’ says European Commission     Striking a blow against sweetheart tax deals that unfairly benefit large multinational corporations, the European Union […]


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Here’s Why We Need To End Corporate Welfare NOW

By Sophie McAdam True Activist October 19, 2015   Here’s Why We Need To End Corporate Welfare NOW Robert Reich on why those who are destroying the planet and society itself don’t deserve a cent of the massive hand-outs they are getting   Welfare. The mainstream media have done so much poor-shaming in recent years that […]


Department of Labor Will Be Able to Garnish Wages—Without Court Order

By Against Crony Capitalism October 17, 2015   Department of Labor Will Be Able to Garnish Wages—Without Court Order     The IRS does this which is bad enough. But the Department of Labor? As the state grows ever larger its tentacles reach into every nook and cranny of life. The tendency is always toward […]

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Sanders and His Followers Are Not Outliers

By Jeff Deist Mises.org October 16, 2015   Sanders and His Followers Are Not Outliers   Depending on one’s point of view, Bernie Sanders either held his own or boosted his chances against perceived front-runner Hillary Clinton in Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate. His message clearly resonated with the live audience, particularly his statements […]


Gee, usually things which are this complicated work like a charm. Please note that the amount of graft (legal and otherwise) is commensurate with the complexity of a government program. There are probably thousands of revenue streams for cronies of various sorts in Obamacare.

Obamacare co-opts imploding everywhere, billions of your tax dollars wasted

By Against Crony Capitalism October 1, 2015   Obamacare co-opts imploding everywhere, billions of your tax dollars wasted     There are people who honestly believe that markets are some sort of human construct, that supply and demand aren’t as simple as water flowing downhill. These people have done great damage to our economy and […]


Can the States Seize Control of Federal Lands?

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org August 22, 2015   Can the States Seize Control of Federal Lands?   The term “Sagebrush Rebellion” is again showing up in newspapers across the American west as states seek more control over federal lands within their own boundaries. As with the original Sagebrush Rebellion of the 1970s and 1980s, several western […]

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“We the People” are NOT the government (VIDEO)

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism August 8, 2015   “We the People” are NOT the government (VIDEO)     Every once in a while we have a reader assert that the government is in fact US, you and me. That to try to rein in government, to see the state with caution, to recognize […]


How Socialism Destroyed Puerto Rico, and How Capitalism Can Save It

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital July 15, 2015   How Socialism Destroyed Puerto Rico, and How Capitalism Can Save It   While Greece is now dominating the debt default stage, the real tragedy is playing out much closer to home, with the downward spiral of Puerto Rico. As in Greece, the Puerto Rican economy […]

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By Ian Daily Mises.org July 6, 2015   Greek Taxpayers Facing a Future of Debt Slavery   Greece has defaulted on its debt to the International Monetary Fund, the first “developed” country to do so. But is Greece merely a casualty of a flawed eurozone or a canary in the coal mine? After hobbling along […]


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A Fighter on Many Fronts

By Lawrence W. Reed Foundation for Economic Education June 28, 2015   A Fighter on Many Fronts     If you remember the famous 1938 fight for the world heavyweight boxing title between Detroit’s Joe Louis and Germany’s Max Schmeling, you’ve been around awhile. If you don’t, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about it […]


Failed Dreams & Destroying Europe

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics June 21, 2015   Failed Dreams & Destroying Europe     The whole idea of a One World Government that began in Europe with the Treasty of Rome was based upon the idea inside Europe that a single government would end war. They never considered that there are two sides […]

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