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Too Big to Fail?

11 minutes

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What happens when government steps in to keep a business from failing? There are intended and unintended consequences. Recent economic downturns offer examples of how lobbyist and backroom deals encouraged a government bailout of large corporations. The massive East India Company also provides a historical case study of a government supporting business.

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