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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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Described in the report are three trends -- the growth in the size and scope of government, rising campaign costs, and increasing use of lobbying -- that form the nexus for crony capitalism and its rapid proliferation.
In short, crony capitalism is seeking money through political connections.
There is a reason behind all this (Gujarat's growing debt) revenue loss, loss to the income of the state and crony capitalism which is being advocated.
Maintaining that the P is against FDI in retail, Kejriwal said the party is against crony capitalism and not against business.
2 You can win elections without embracing crony capitalism.
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.
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.
Pro-government arguments point to capitalism's abuses and argue that big government is necessary to correct market failures, to regulate business so it will act in the public interest, and to oppose crony capitalism.
Ashton Oravetz, the former Smith County Republican Party chairman, describes the state and national Republican Party leaders of today as "dysfunctional, unethical, crony capitalists.
Schweizer calls this Crony Capitalism and argues that it distorts the economy that should be driven by "hard work and innovation.
com)-- F2 Crony has a virtual interface with three screens through which you can navigate and customize with widgets.
What I find very irritating is the fact that Mr Jenkins was given the task of describing Swansea by his crony, Peter Finch, in the so-called Real series of books whereas Nigel was born in Gower and lives in the Mumbles.
TONY Blair is to appoint crony Charlie Falconer to head the new Ministry of Justice - to stop Gordon Brown firing him.