Politics and economy 

There is no free market in America. There hasn't been a free market in years.

The markets of America are enslaved by 400 people. This is ultimately no different than the enslavement of markets by oligarchs in Russia or the totalitarian Chinese state.

If our economy is enslaved how can we even hope to be free ourselves?

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Politics and economy 

@msh Well, that's hard to say. The situation isn't actually easy to sum up. When you say free market, are you referring to a laissez faire type system? It's been tried in the past, but the lack of legislation protecting workers was horrible.

Granted however, that in the current situation, high regulation means that it's really hard for new companies to start, leading to far less competition than what I consider healthy.

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