free market

Pope Francis: I'm Not A Marxist, But I Meant What I Said About Trickle-Down Economics
Pope Francis responded to questions about whether he's a Marxist by saying the ideology is wrong, but many Marxists are good people. Read more...
This is your Moment of Clarity #244: This week the Obama Administration fired the guy who tried to push for oversight on Wall Street. Read more...
WhoWhatWhy.com Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker writes an eloquent remembrance of the late journalist Jonathan Rowe—and why his ideas are so crucial for our future. Read more...
Documentary exposes Charles and David Koch, radical libertarians who use their money to oppose government and virtually all regulation as interference with the free market. Read more...
From this Monday's The Young Turks, host Cenk Uygur, David Sirota and our own managing editor here at Crooks & Liars, Tina Dupuy discussed the recent boycott of Rush Limbaugh's sponsors, Bill Maher's defense of Rush Limbaugh, concerns over those Read more...

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After watching this Saturday night's Mike Huckabee Republican Presidential Forum on Fox "News", I was left wondering what was worse; the panel of three right wing Attorney Generals that consisted of Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli, Florida's Pam Bondi and Oklahoma's Scott Pruitt being chosen to ask the questions that often looked more like campaign speeches than anything that should be considered worthy of a presidential debate, or the answers that were given by the candidates. Read more...
There are a lot of other talking points that could be debunked in this segment from Mike Huckabee's show on Fox, like pretending that throwing seniors at the mercy of the "free market" and the for-profit private insurance market would somehow give Read more...
I’m fairly sure that the theoretical “free market” Adam Smith describes in his book “Wealth of Nations” never actually existed, but I’m 100 percent, absolutely positive it doesn’t exist today. The worldwide economy — and the Read more...
I may be a little strange, but I would gladly trade the sound of trash trucks coming at all hours of all days to one pickup time with recycling services as part of the deal. I guess I'm not going to be joining the Tea Party in Arizona anytime soon Read more...
I agree with Digby and her response to Fareed Zakaria bringing Amity Shlaes on GPS this weekend. If you get a chance to see Amity Shlaes on Fareed Za Read more...