Date Published: November 20, 2018
Washington DC – Last Thursday, The Economist published a special report calling attention to the dangerous levels of market concentration in the U.S. economy and taking antitrust authorities to task for their inaction.Continue Reading
Date Published: October 2, 2013
When a people set out to structure an economy, the most important decisions revolve around how they make markets and regulate competition. Such decisions determine not merely whether their economy will thrive, and how political power will be distributed. They also shape the character of individuals, communities, and society as a whole.
For two centuries, the foremost subject of economic debate in America was how to maximize liberty and opportunity in our economy, by blocking or closely managing concentrations of power over our markets.Continue Reading
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