articles
The Farm Group that’s Part of Rural America’s Crisis

Austin explains how the Iowa Farm Bureau is hurting rural communities.

July 12, 2018  |  by Open Markets
newsletters
The Corner Newsletter, July 13, 2018: Judge Kavanaugh: a Blessing to Big Business — Match Group’s March to Power — Amazon’s Latest Target: the Taxpayer

In this issue of The Corner, we look at U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s extreme pro-corporate record in antitrust cases. We report on the troubling implications of Match Group’s roll-up of dating apps and question its intentions. And we interview Stacy Mitchell on Amazon’s effort to grab power over your local government’s procurement business.

July 12, 2018  |  by Open Markets
articles
The Supreme Court just quietly gutted antitrust law

Lina Khan explains how the decision in favor of American Express will make it easier for big tech companies to pressure workers, suppliers, and customers.

July 3, 2018  |  by Lina Khan
newsletters
The Corner Newsletter, June 28, 2018: Fighting Against Monopoly — SoftBank’s Market Power Machine — AT&T Moves to Manipulate

In this issue of The Corner, we discuss the Supreme Court’s dangerous and poorly-reasoned decision in Ohio v. American Express, how SoftBank uses a vast pile of Saudi Arabian investment capital to forge cartels in tech sectors around the world, and how an AT&T fresh from its recent merger with Time Warner is already investing in tools to more blatantly manipulate its “customers.”

June 29, 2018  |  by Open Markets
newsletters
The Corner Newsletter, June 15, 2018: Fixing the News — Why the DOJ Needs to Appeal AT&T

In this issue of The Corner, we highlight several ways to protect the Free Press from Facebook and Google, proposed by participants in OMI’s “Breaking the News” conference on June 12. We also explain why the Department of Justice should appeal the recent decision allowing AT&T to complete its takeover of Time Warner.

June 15, 2018  |  by Open Markets
commentary
Antitrust Law: A Current Foe, but Potential Friend, of Workers

Properly applied, antitrust enforcement helps to ensure a balance of power between workers and employers.

June 13, 2018  |  by Open Markets
commentary
Journalism, Free Speech and the Search and Social Giants

Read the transcript of New York Times CEO, Mark Thompson’s remarks at the Open Markets Institute Conference, Breaking the News: Free Speech & Democracy in the Age of Platform Monopoly.

June 12, 2018  |  by Open Markets
commentary
When Irresistibility Becomes Irresponsibility

Read the transcript of News Corp Chief Executive, Robert Thomson’s remarks at the Open Markets Institute Conference, Breaking the News: Free Speech & Democracy in the Age of Platform Monopoly.

June 12, 2018  |  by Open Markets
articles
America’s Free Press and Monopoly

The Historical Role of Competition Policy in Protecting Independent Journalism in America

June 11, 2018  |  by Open Markets
events
Breaking the News: Free Speech & Democracy in the Age of Platform Monopoly

Watch videos and view pictures from our latest event.

June 6, 2018  |  by Open Markets

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