Corporate Welfare

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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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Less Government, Less Economic Trouble

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

10/08/2010Mises Daily Articles
Government spending — whether on our current armed forces and their more than 800 foreign bases or on "green" energy and other government-favored projects — does not produce prosperity. It only diverts resources...

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The Corporation and the Free Market

Corporate WelfareFree Markets

07/30/2010Audio/Video
What is the corporate form of organization, where did it come from, how does it work, and do corporations take advantage of consumers, investors, and other market participants? Recorded at Mises University 2010.

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Not Exactly Sweet Reason

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareU.S. EconomyInterventionism

07/30/2010Mises Daily Articles
The United States imposes import quotas that substantially raise domestic sugar prices, harming domestic consumers to benefit politically powerful domestic sugar producers.

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The Economics of Libertarianism, Confused

Corporate WelfareFree MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

07/12/2010Mises Daily Articles
In this article I'll walk through Glaeser's critical observations, most of which misfire...

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What's Really Wrong with the Healthcare Industry

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareHealthInterventionism

05/26/2010Mises Daily Articles
The only solution to increasing costs is to eliminate government interference in the market and to allow the price mechanism to work as it should.

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Barbecue Defined in the Process of Its Emergence

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

04/12/2010Mises Daily Articles
Social order is like barbecue. Both are defined in the process of their emergence.

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