Corporate Welfare

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Two Sides of the Same Debased Coin

Corporate WelfareOther Schools of Thought

05/02/2013Mises Daily Articles
Crony capitalism and Keynesianism are just two sides of the same debased coin.
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How Amazon Survives the State

Corporate WelfareFree MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

07/02/2012Mises Daily Articles
In a world of convoluted rules, capitalism finds ways to get goods cheaply to the people who want them.
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Hospital of Cards

Corporate WelfareHealthU.S. EconomyInterventionism

04/24/2012Mises Daily Articles
The US healthcare system is a huge bubble fueled by the government's ability to borrow money at artificially low interest rates.
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Chamber of Corporatism

Corporate WelfareFree MarketsInterventionism

03/15/2012Mises Daily Articles
"Free enterprise" is for the Chamber of Commerce nothing more than a talking point.
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Big Business and the Market

Corporate WelfareEducation

12/06/2011Mises Daily Articles
Over the course of 4 meetings during a 2-week period, we will untangle the knot of big business and big government.
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What Is Walmart's Crime?

Corporate WelfareFree MarketsProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

The NYT is angry because the courts did not stick it to another American business, writes William L. Anderson. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
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The Google Pharm Case

Corporate WelfareHealthInterventionism

05/17/2011Mises Daily Articles
People must not be allowed to get prescription medications without doctor approval — or else an entire fake industry could collapse. So the pharms, the docs, and all those who benefit from the current system banded together and instituted a medieval guild system for the digital age.
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The Business War against Competition

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareMonopoly and Competition

04/27/2011Mises Daily Articles
Nothing so threatened the interests of this emerging industrial order as the free play of market forces at work in an environment of legally unrestrained competition.
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The End of Sound Money and the Triumph of Crony Capitalism

Booms and BustsCorporate WelfareU.S. EconomyOther Schools of Thought

03/14/2011Mises Daily Articles
The triumph of crony capitalism occurred on October 3rd, 2008. The event was the enactment of TARP — the single greatest economic-policy abomination since the 1930s, or perhaps ever. It was justified as a last-resort exercise in breaking the rules to save the system.
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Op-ed Warriors Defend the Bailout

Corporate WelfareThe FedMedia and CultureInterventionism

10/08/2010Mises Daily Articles
Bailing out Bear Sterns while letting Lehman fail, the two TARP votes, and the incessant clamor about (nonexistent) systemic risk were geared toward bailing out Wall Street firms on the wrong side of housing risk.
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