The Market Isn't 'Free' if the Refs Consistently Rule for One Side

March 14, 2014

One of the most often-repeated arguments against government regulation of the economy is that regulation limits the free market and constrains growth and innovation. The idea is that if corporations and individuals do bad things, the market will punish them and they won't survive and thrive. The argument does have a simple logic to it. Too bad the real world isn't simple and the argument fails to account for what happens in the real world.

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