A woman asks a good question at a recent tech conference in France, why is the government forcing new innovative taxi services to intentionally slow down?
We’re excited that our ‘I Want to Be a Crony’ video is a finalist for Reason’s Media Awards! The video was created by Owen Brennan, Justin Folk, and Robert Perkins.
Here it is, for your viewing pleasure.
Author Peter Schweizer talks with Lou Dobbs about his new book showing how politicians in DC use their positions of power to their advantage.
Adam Thierer from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University talks about the cronyism in the information technology sector.
In this Reason.tv video, Kennesaw State University economist J.C. Bradbury discusses the rational ignorance, individual benefits, and dispersed costs that allow stadium subsidies to, seemingly always, get passed. Also, people just seem to like sports. It’s a great video worth five minutes of your day:
“One of the things we often find about these stadiums,” explains Kennesaw State University economist J.C. Bradbury, is that “[politicians and supporters] always underestimate the costs and overestimate the benefits.”
Mr. Stockman has recently launched a very important book call “The Great Deformation”, which highlights the current levels of corruption and cronyism that are hampering America. On this interview you can learn more about his book and cronyism in America.
In this 18-minute speech, Rupert Murdoch extols the morality of the free markets, decries the supposed virtues of redistribution, explains the differences of pro-free market and pro-business, and discusses the worldwide phenomenon of cronyism:
In this short video Emily Broad Leib discussed the problem of regulations around the term “organic,” and how the government’s involvement has benefited Big Ag and harmed small farmers.
Reason Magazine, through Reason TV has recently lunched this interview with Max Borders. Borders is the director of content at the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) and editor of its flagship publication, The Freeman. In this interview with Nick Gillespie, Borders says that focusing on the gap between rich and poor has become a “fetish” in which people are consumed with the idea that America is no longer an economically mobile society.