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Cronyism

Tammany Hall
Manhattan Democratic political circle notorious for spoils system approach. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 492]
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The key thing to understand is that cronyism and regulation undermine the free market just as taxes and spending undermine the free market.
Hodgson, playing with another classic economics title, considers in "Capitalism, Cronyism, and Democracy" whether statistical evidence and history can help elucidate the question.
The post Our View: Political cronyism scuppers civil service meritocracy appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Angola is caught up in widespread government corruption, involving everything from entrenched cronyism to bribery.
This is a clear case of cronyism. It's like these officials are indispensable,' said Rep.
Tokyo [Japan], Mar 20 ( ANI ): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has once again come under fire regarding the cronyism and document tampering scandal on Monday.
Nominations based on favor and political cronyism negate the purpose and validity of the Senate and ultimately of the whole democratic process.
Astonishingly, a fifth of today's knighthoods went to MPs, despite the PM trying to avoid the cronyism accusations that dogged her predecessor, David Cameron.
The allegation involving SR comes as no surprise according to one commentator as Korean society is plagued by cronyism.
The 63-year-old Abe called the poll amid opposition disarray and an uptick in approval ratings that had slid due to a series of scandals over suspected cronyism.
More disturbingly is the thought that if a proper process is not being followed then ministers are effectively giving jobs to people they know without testing their abilities against other applicants, a form of cronyism.
Reject this cronyism MR Austerity, better known as former Prime Minister David Cameron, has given out knighthoods and honours to his mates and PS283,000 golden goodbyes to each of his 20 special advisers.