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Crony Capitalism in America: 2008-2012

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We like to feel informed and indignant about the current state of American politics. Crony Capitalism in America, by Hunter Lewis, scratches that itch. Lewis comes from the perspective that special interests have become so embedded with politics that the prices we pay at the register are not true prices. The government offers subsidies to special interests to get something in return, usually political donations. Special interests even donate to hostile politicians to discourage them from turning rhetoric into action. This book will enlighten voters about the insidious creep of crony medicine, crony finance, crony auto industries, crony agriculture, crony Big Pharma, crony labor, and crony lawyers, to name a few. Political leaders also promote laws that give legal protection to special interests. Why does this happen? Lewis believes one major cause is the revolving door between Washington, government enforcement agencies, and big companies. An executive working at a drug company will quit and go to work for the government agency that oversees the drug company. After a while, the executive leaves the enforcement agency and returns to the drug company. Nobody seems concerned with conflicts of interest. Crony capitalism takes from all of us and gives to a special few. Happy reading!

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Author:
Hunter Lewis
Star Count:
4.5/5
Format:
Hard
Page Count:
399 pages
Publisher:
AC2 Books
Publish Date:
2013-Sep-06
ISBN:
9780988726727
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Issue:
January 2014
Category:
Current Events & Politics
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Publication Date

2013-Sep-06

Format

Hard

Publisher

AC2 Books

Issue

January 2014

Page Count

399 pages

ASIN

0988726726

ISBN

9780988726727

Star Count

4.5

Book Author

Hunter Lewis

“Crony Capitalism in America: 2008-2012”

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