Businesses are all in favor of competition, tax cuts, and deregulation only until they aren't—meaning only until subsidies might benefit them.
The current franchise dealership model does not benefit consumers. It also may not benefit dealerships.
From student debt cancellation to green subsidies, the White House is giving handouts paid for by hardworking lower-wage Americans.
From cronyist subsidies to an unfair tax code, there are several key fixes Congress could make to better serve the public.
Even Democrats are criticizing the bill's unrealistic expectations.
If you believe that moving most of our chip production onshore is good for national security, you should labor for regulatory reforms rather than subsidies.
Atlanta, Sioux Center, and too many other cities and towns are still treating food trucks like second-class businesses.
Another example of the infuriating cronyism behind CON regulations, which won't apply to a well-established hospital in Charleston that's looking to move.
The president's argument is amazing for its tone-deafness, inconsistent thinking, and sheer economic ignorance.
The state has 1,288 independent special districts. But we aren't hearing significant GOP complaints about anyone's but Disney's.
The bank's new domestic financing program is a poorly defined, unnecessary exercise that will throw taxpayer money at projects the private capital markets have deemed too risky.
Those who demand a revival of antitrust regulation to "promote competition" may not realize that they're inciting a revival of cronyism to suppress competition.
Virginia is moving on without the Democratic duo.
Elon Musk: Government Is 'the Biggest Corporation, With a Monopoly on Violence, Where You Have No Recourse'
Musk's finally ready to admit that government subsidies distort markets and that government actors are terrible at capital allocation.
Plus: Much ado about Big Bird, one neat trick for fixing Facebook (do nothing), and more...
They give an edge to big companies that have no problems accessing capital and whose executives are often well-connected with politicians.
It will be coopted by regulation-loving progressives who oppose capitalism, not wokeness.
Trump's Tariffs Made D.C. Swampier as Senators, Lobbyists Sought Special Favors for Connected Companies
Sen. Josh Hawley, a supporter of Trump's trade policies, lobbied to give a special exemption to a Missouri-based power tools manufacturer. Many other elected officials did too.
Airlines keep claiming they need a second bailout to bring back 35,000 furloughed employees. Don't buy their argument.
There’s no journalist more relentlessly iconoclastic than Greenwald, who won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the Snowden revelations.
The Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist on Joe Biden, free speech, and leaving The Intercept for Substack.
The Taiwanese manufacturer promised Trump and then–Governor Scott Walker 13,000 new jobs and a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant. They've delivered a mostly empty building that's one-twentieth the promised size.
The grants and loans Congress has approved for the airline industry aren't about saving jobs.
A supposedly "reformed" Export-Import bank is back to its old ways.
Policymakers have become convinced that the crony capitalist institution is the ideal tool for countering the influence of the PRC.
The federal government has already made $32 billion available to distressed airlines. The industry wants another $25 billion.
The Trump Administration's $765 Million Kodak Deal Is More Proof That 'Economic Nationalism' Is a Scam
The Trump administration's "economic nationalist" agenda is little more than a cronyist attempt at propping up domestic companies with taxpayer cash.
A new documentary chronicles the defeat of a grassroots protest to halt the Texas Rangers' subsidized stadium deal.
There's Something for Everyone To Hate in Sen. Martha McSally's Plan for Federally Subsidized Vacations
The Arizona Senator would give families an $8,000 tax credit, plus $500 for each child, to take a trip that's at least 50 miles from their home but not outside the United States.
The city will spend close to $1 million building vertical gardens to provide produce for its healthy eating programs.
The Trump Administration Wants To Subsidize Domestic Drug Manufacturing. The First Contract Looks Like a $350 Million Grift.
A member of the five-month-old company's board has been touting bogus stats about America's supposed dependency on Chinese-made drugs.
These subsidies were a bad deal for taxpayers even in good times. In the midst of a global pandemic, they're devastating.
A lot of industries and individuals are suffering right now. A select few corporations are getting big bailouts.
It requires companies to allow its workers to take paid sick leave, unless the business employs more than 500 people. What?
Once again, government-subsidized projects fail to deliver
Robert Wetherbee says steel tariffs might force his business to shutter. But instead of asking for the tariffs to be lifted, he wants special treatment.
Corporate welfare wins again.
They should scrap other Certificate of Need laws too.