onopolies only exist when government tilts the playing field in favor of well-connected crony capitalists. Therefore those concerned about excessive corporate power should join supporters of the free market in repudiating the regulations, taxes, and
New mini-documentary reveals how the establishment plans to blame Trump for the imminent global debt collapse
Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch have made plenty of good business decisions over the years. Placing millions of dollars with Ponzi-scheme mastermind Bernard Madoff may have been one of them.
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Goldman, Sachs & Co. has agreed to pay $15 million to settle charges that its securities lending practices violated federal regulations.
This wasn't a matter of merely slipping the doctors an extra ten-spot or buying them a beer at the doctor bar. Warner Chilcott staffers would invite physicians to "Medical Education Events" at pricey restaurants where prosecutors say little
In a recent appearance before Congress, Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates declared that the US Department of Justice is going to ratchet up its prosecution of individuals employed in corporations as part of a larger push against "white c
Since the economic downturn of 2008, the critics of capitalism have redoubled their efforts to persuade the American people and many others around the world that the system of individual freedom and free enterprise has failed.
We all know that the various forms of democratic governance don't work nearly as well as advertised. Representatives usually turn corrupt in short order, no matter how the people select them.
"Creating an advantage to an institutional user or a particular type of trader that disadvantages the retail investor is bad for the country, bad for the markets and bad for your business," he said.
The rich are indeed getting richer, while many in the bottom 99% struggle to make ends meet. He veers off course, however, by blaming the situation on free markets.
...Your privacy is seen as a barrier to economic growth. The latest trade deal to be passed by the EU will see us sacrifice our commitment to data protection
Intellectuals have long been glorified as champions of truth and defenders of society's highest values. But in Washington, they serve as Leviathan's Praetorian Guard. Intellectuals are thriving in DC thanks in large part to the ruinous policy adv
(a huge defense contractor, no less) is publicly threatening government officials to leave the country if the federal government doesn't continue to boost their profits through government handouts:
"It's mostly not about trade. Only 5 of the 29 chapters are about traditional trade." Julian Assange. The content of this unbelievably dangerous gift to multi-national corporations is being kept secret from the public...
Why would Walmart, Blackstone, Citi, Microsoft, Bank of America, and the Embassy of the UAE (the petrostate) give so lavishly to a "progressive" organization? It's almost as if these vested interests have something to gain
The bank's monopoly extends across the federal Bureau of Prisons system—121 institutions housing 214,365 inmates. Since 2000, Bank of America has collected at least $76.3 million for its work on the program."
WHO runs the world's most lucrative shakedown operation? Yes, that's right. Of course it's the United States of America, our beloved government doing what it has to do to regulate business so that it meets the great many rules that we demand o
After White House officials reportedly met with big-business groups, President Barack Obama is considering executive actions that will give them more guest-worker visas in the high-tech and low-skilled sectors.
Among many cosmetic services Americans enjoy is teeth whitening. Do-it-yourself kits can be purchased for home use, but some people prefer having whitening done by beauticians. Who do you suppose finds that unacceptable? Dentists.
Governments are violent institutions. Taxation is theft. These are facts to all but the most indoctrinated and brainwashed. Governments worldwide are ramping up all manner of other thefts by almost any means necessary.
Taxi-hailing app Uber saw sign-ups jump to record levels on Wednesday, following a rush of publicity as cab drivers across Europe went on strike to protest against the company. Marketing experts described the strike as an "own goal", after Uber s
Everyone seems to love rideshare services Uber and Lyft. Everyone, except regulators and the government-imposed transportation cartels they defend. The ones who have been working since the days of the horse and buggy
A measure aimed at grounding an upstart airline offering affordable fares for transcontinental travel appears headed for a vote in the House of Representatives.
In the span of a few weeks, an energy firm little-known inside the United States added two members to its board of directors — scoring connections to Secretary of State John Kerry and Vice President Joe Biden ....
Electric car maker Tesla Motors is decrying a last-minute legislative move to prohibit direct car sales to Missouri consumers in a battle playing out in several states between the California company and traditional car dealers.
Who are the cowboys hired by the US Politburo of Land Management to steal the Bundy cattle for them in Nevada? Why aren’t their names printed on the front page of all the newspapers in the state? They were paid $966,000 to rustle the cattle
Bill Gross and Larry Fink manage a $3 trillion pile of bonds — an amount almost as big as Germany’s economy. Their firms, Pacific Investment Management and BlackRock Inc., doubled holdings since 2008, outpacing the market’s growth of 50%.