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Crony media not trusted by public anymore, trust in banks, religion also has eroded

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism June 14, 2016   Crony media not trusted by public anymore, trust in banks, religion also has eroded     This is a direct reflection of the Internet revolution. People have always questioned the established order of a particular time. They had hunches that something was amiss. That the whole […]

Crony media not trusted by public anymore, trust in banks, religion also has eroded

Some CEOs don’t like that cronyism is increasingly under the microscope

Some CEOs don’t like that cronyism is increasingly under the microscope

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism April 25, 2016   Some CEOs don’t like that cronyism is increasingly under the microscope   “The precipitousness of the political debate is a little scary right now,” said Jim McNerney, who served as chief executive of Boeing Co. until last year and as chairman until February, at a recent […]


Congress and Crony Capitalists Want to Take Over the Contact Lens Market

By Against Crony Capitalism April 19, 2016   Congress and Crony Capitalists Want to Take Over the Contact Lens Market     Businesses often want government to institute monopolies because maintaining a monopoly in a relatively free market in anything is practically impossible. (From Reason)   Barring its outright elimination of the prescription requirement, competition […]

Congress and Crony Capitalists Want to Take Over the Contact Lens Market

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The issue is with the crony rich, not the “deserving rich” (Graphic)

By Against Crony Capitalism February 15, 2016   The issue is with the crony rich, not the “deserving rich”   And there is absolutely such a thing as “deserving rich.” In many cases the “deserving rich” have made this world a better place.     Copyright © 2016 Against Crony Capitalism. Reprinted with permission from […]


Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute January 28, 2016   Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?     “Never has our future been more unpredictable, never have we depended so much on political forces that cannot be trusted to follow the rules of common sense and self-interest—forces that look like sheer […]

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Economic Activity Is Slowing Down Much Faster Than The Experts Anticipated

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog January 27, 2016   Economic Activity Is Slowing Down Much Faster Than The Experts Anticipated     We have not seen global economic activity fall off this rapidly since the great recession of 2008.  Manufacturing activity is imploding all over the planet, global trade is slowing down at a […]


The Economics of Hillary Clinton

By William L. Anderson Mises.org September 22, 2015   The Economics of Hillary Clinton   In a recent Labor Day speech to union workers in Illinois, Hillary Clinton declared that if she is elected president of the United States, she would make sure that “some employers go to jail for wage theft and all the other […]

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World’s Poor: “We Want Capitalism”

By Iain Murray Foundation for Economic Education September 2, 2015   World’s Poor: “We Want Capitalism” Post-Colonial Capitalism at the Bottom of the Pyramid       In the forests of India, something exciting is going on. Villagers are regaining property taken from them when the British colonial authorities nationalized their forests. Just as exciting, in […]

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How is the USA like Greece? Both are crony states

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 10, 2015   How is the USA like Greece? Both are crony states     Government is inherently crony. That is its nature. It has an inherent tendency toward corruption. Crony entropy. Like water flowing downhill. In Greece we see a relatively poor crony state languishing on the […]

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