Corporate Welfare

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Stick It in Your Earmark

Corporate WelfareInterventionismPolitical Theory


President Bush has just signed the long-debated ethics bill, which Democrats are trumpeting as helping "drain the swamp" of corruption, in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-SF) words. However it is hardly "the start of a new day in Washington" that Senator Russell Feingold...

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For Whom the Bandwidth Tolls

Corporate WelfareMedia and CultureInterventionism


Which is a superior billing method: metered or unlimited bandwidth?

Arguably the billing methods and cycles for a service boils down to a management decision, it is an issue of business models, therefore neither one is a priori "good" or "bad."


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Inflammatory Patent Accusations!

Corporate WelfareInterventionism


Imagine fires back against BigBand's lawsuit — So BigBand sues Imagine for patent infringement for video-processing and bandwidth-management techniques—before Imagine's initial product and...

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Ok, fine, so what is to be done, huh Nation?

Corporate WelfareInterventionismMonopoly and Competition


The Nation has posted an interesting article on how corporate conglomerates are ganging up on on Google to use government to give the innovative company the what for. So I read this because I was curious: what is the leftist answer here...

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