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What The Dallas Buyer’s Club Tells Us About Crony Capitalism

“Crony capitalism is regular capitalism’s in-bred cousin,” explains Andrew Heaton in this irreverent look at the economics of Dallas Buyer’s Club.


I studied economics and never found it to be dismal. I even laughed at my professors’ econ jokes, which tells you most of what you need to know about how sad my college career was. But there’s a new YouTube series out that looks at how pop culture can help explain economics issues.

And it’s great.

Comedian Andrew Heaton launches this series with a look at crony capitalism (“Crony capitalism is regular capitalism’s in-bred cousin.”), entrepreneurship, charity and other economic themes that are on display in the award-winning Dallas Buyer’s Club.

Check it out.

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