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  •  The Gilded Age? (3+ / 0-)
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    The Gilded Age was built on graft, tarriffs, and union-busting.

    I can't think of any "out-of-control market" that didn't involve out-of-control government as well. That said, many "vulgar libertarians" mistake government intervention, including union-busting, patents, copyright, subsidized road-building (but not subsidized bus systems), subsidized oil extraction, etc. for the "free market."

    No returns for privilege; full returns for labor! Labor has a right to all that it creates.

    by Mike Erwin on Wed Jan 31, 2007 at 10:27:35 AM PST

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