Commentary

How Big Medicine Can Ruin Medicare for All

Phil Longman reports in the Washington Monthly about how the real healthcare crisis involves monopolies.


The Open Markets Institute supports the Justice Department’s decision to sue to block AT&T’s effort to buy Time Warner

For Immediate Release Contact: [email protected]   In a statement, Barry Lynn, executive director of OMI, said: “The deal is anti-competitive, and would enable the merged company to raise prices, discriminate against rivals, cripple new upstarts, and slow innovation. The deal would accelerate a dangerous trend of consolidation in the media and telecommunications industries, where control over […]


Open Markets Institute Calls on the FTC to Block All Facebook Acquisitions

For Immediate Release November 1, 2017 Contact [email protected] (860) 803-4812 Open Markets Institute Calls on the FTC to Block All Facebook Acquisitions Russian exploitation of Facebook’s monopoly structure to undermine America’s democracy means the FTC must act swiftly to curb its power. Washington, D.C. – The Open Markets Institute sent a letter to Federal Trade […]


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