Competition Philosophy


Right-Sizing American Capitalism

Date Published: December 13, 2018

Fundamentally rebuilding our democracy means engineering our corporations and markets to enable the freedom of the producer from the domination by the monopolist or financier.

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Antitrust: A Missing Key to Prosperity, Opportunity, and Democracy

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.

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In America today, wealth and political power are more concentrated than at any point in our country’s history.

The Open Markets Institute, formerly the Open Markets program at New America, was founded to protect liberty and democracy from these extreme -- and growing -- concentrations of private power.

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