Corporate Welfare

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Why Are the Feds Subsidizing Baby Formula Companies?

Corporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismHealth

Blog09/07/2018

The "experts" are complaining about advertisements from formula companies. Meanwhile, the US government spends billions on subsidizing formula through welfare programs.

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The Looming Threat of Video Game Regulation

Corporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismMedia and Culture

Blog08/22/2018

Gaming faces threats from fear-mongering politicians, but also from developers eager to stifle competition in the industry.

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End Space-Station Funding Right Now

Corporate WelfareTaxes and Spending

Blog02/12/2018
If government funding of a space program is justified because it has “benefits,” then no argument can be made against government funding of anything.
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Corporations Can't Oppress Us without the State's Help

Corporate WelfarePovertyU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog11/27/2017
Fear of a corporate takeover of our lives is based on an incorrect conflation of political and economic power.
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The Left/Right Crack-Up Over Seattle and the Minimum Wage

Corporate WelfareLabor and Wages

Blog07/06/2017
So while the left’s support of the minimum wage is offensive, the right’s fight against what’s offensive perhaps explains why we still have wage floors.
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The Collapse of Penn Station: Another Failure of Government "Enterprise"

Corporate WelfareTaxes and Spending

Blog06/11/2017
Without government, who would run the inefficient, crumbling, malfunctioning railroad "enterprise" that is Amtrak?
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Venezuela: Forty Years of Economic Decline

Corporate WelfareThe Police State

Blog05/17/2017

By the 1970s, the Venezuelan economy was in deep trouble. The half-hearted reforms that followed, paved the way for the rise of Hugo Chávez.

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Week in Review: January 14, 2017

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog01/13/2017

The nation braces itself for the inauguration of a new president. Politics, however, will not cure what ails us.

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Free Market Economics and Crony Capitalism

Corporate WelfareFree MarketsWorld History

Blog01/13/2017

Does not big business wrap itself in the mantle of free markets? If so, are not exponents of free markets supporting crony capitalism?

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