Free Markets & No Regulation—Yippee! {Video}

Via Lynn Hasselberger
on Jun 4, 2012
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Did somebody say regulation? Who needs it?

Let’s allow all industry to pollute like crazy so we’ll have no clean air or water. Pishaw.

Oh, and that whole democracy thing? Whatever!

Pulitzer Prize-winning Mark Fiore has been Called “the undisputed guru of the form,” by the Wall Street Journal and his work has appeared everywhere from CNN to Al Jazeera to the San Francisco Chronicle.

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About Lynn Hasselberger

Lynn Hasselberger is co-founder of GDGD Radio; The Green Divas Managing Editor; and Producer of The Green Divas Radio Show. She's also a mom, writer and award-winning cat-herder who lives in Chicagoland. Sunrises, running, yoga, lead-free chocolate and comedy are just a few of her fave things. In her rare moments of spare time, she blogs at and A treehugger and social media addict, you'll most likely find Lynn on twitter (@LynnHasselbrgr @GreenDivaLynn & @myEARTH360), instagram and facebook. She hopes to make the world a better place, have more fun, re-develop her math skills and overcome her fear of public speaking. Like her writing? Subscribe to her posts.


5 Responses to “Free Markets & No Regulation—Yippee! {Video}”

  1. Mark Ledbetter says:

    Free markets and deregulation are the OPPOSITE of Wall Street-government collusion, and the opposite of bailouts for failed auto corps. and financial institutions. However, early 20th c. progressivism still dominates mainstream intellectualism so people can get away with contradiction-laden videos like this.

    And democracy? Not all it’s cracked up to be. The video is vaguely on the right track in its implication that free marketers are not strong democracy advocates. Democracy and freedom are often in contradiction, and when they are, democracy has to be the lesser god.

    Democracy imprisons millions of mostly minority men in America for victimless crimes, fights foreign wars, maintains the military-industrial complex, and, yes, makes possible Wall Street-Government collusion. When democracy and freedom are in conflict, freedom has to take precedence. Democracy elected fascists in Europe in the 30s and has America on the same track now. The video misses the mark by miles.

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