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Global EconomyMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory
A state monopoly on the oil industry has been impoverishing Mexicans for decades. Yet, the market is blamed for the economy's woes.
U.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition
In the early years, the pilgrims of Plymouth Colony had little to be thankful for until they gave up on dreams of utopia and turned to markets instead.
Monopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory
The polling booths of the market are ubiquitous, many are open 24 hours a day, and offer a daily plebiscite in which consumers express their values.
Corporate WelfareMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory
Monopolies and cartels are creations of government, not markets.
U.S. HistoryMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory
Alarmed by successful entrepreneurship and low prices for consumers, government seeks, yet again, to shut down small businesses.
Legal SystemMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory
A Polish politician's severe illness has suddenly put legalization of medical marijuana on the table.
HealthU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition
For decades, governments have been manipulating our views of what medical schools are, and what they should be.
Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingMonopoly and Competition
Free-trade deals — which are more about increasing government power than trade — are in retreat in the face of Brexit and Trump.
Corporate WelfareU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition
Coca-Cola still uses components of the cocaine-producing coca leaf in its production today in a partnership with big pharma and government cronies.
The EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition
New FDA regulations — like most crony capitalist regs — will help large established businesses while hurting smaller ones.