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Crony Capitalism Watch
Crony Capitalism Watch
The ABA Cartel

A new report argues that the ABA controls the marketplace for legal services by throwing up gratuitous barriers to entry for individuals and firms, and squelches technological innovation.

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The Minimum Wage Con

If you thought that the union-backed #FightFor15 movement was really about making sure that all workers earned a living wage, think again.

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Congress Nixes Cheap Flights to Europe

The House of Representatives moved to block a budget airline from offering cheap flights to Europe on Tuesday at the behest of established airlines and unions.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

The Shale Rebound

Texas’s Permian Basin has been called “the crown jewel of the world’s oil and gas industry.”

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