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one who shares interests or activities with another

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a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

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Just like the Sindh New Captive Power Plant Subsidy Bill, 2017 was rammed through the Sindh Assembly to benefit cronies of Pakistan People and #39;s party, it appears that the real purpose of this merger deal is to bail out another crony.
Citing a broad definition of crony capitalism as an instrumental union between capitalists and politicians designed to allow the former to acquire wealth, legally or otherwise, and the latter to seek and retain power, Pei develops an analytical concept that can distill the essence of crony capitalism and be applied to an empirical investigation of this phenomenon: collusion among elites.
And he is apparently plotting to spend yet another $50 million on politicians this year to buy even more support--in addition to another $50 million he plans to raise from fellow crony capitalists seeking to buy themselves more political power and subsidies.
Bennett's new book Corporate Welfare: Crony Capitalism That Enriches the Rich examines American corporatism from the early days of the republic to recent battles surrounding the renewal of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
And HHS is doing nothing to show that it's resisting crony capitalism.
An important issue in the recent election was whether we had substituted the crony socialism of the past with crony capitalism where the rich and the influential are alleged to have received land natural resources and spectrum in return for payoffs to venal politicians.
In short, crony capitalism is seeking money through political connections.
Narendra Modi because his brand of capitalism is crony capitalism," Chidambaram said at a press conference at the All India Congress Committee headquarters here on Monday.
Aquino III to certify the Anti-Trust bill as urgent after the Philippines jumped to sixth place in the recent Crony Capitalism Index of The Economist.
Crony capitalism describes an economic and political environment in which pursuing and obtaining government favors is both part of everyday life and a necessary protocol for succeeding in business.
In a statement Spokesperson of the Party Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the nationalization of seventies was necessitated by the brutal exploitation of the labour and working classes by the agents of crony capitalism.
David Stockman, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, discusses The Great Deformation: How Crony Capitalism Corrupts Free Marks and Democracy.
Lyons crony Monaghan stood trial for Carroll's murder but the case collapsed.
Global Banking News-April 11, 2013--MPs say new banking licenses could allow crony capitalism(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
Ashton Oravetz, the former Smith County Republican Party chairman, describes the state and national Republican Party leaders of today as "dysfunctional, unethical, crony capitalists.