Historically, Americans have joined together across party lines to contain political corruption by containing monopolies. It’s a lesson we need to learn again. Anti-monopoly policies that de-concentrate business prevent excessive concentrations of economic power so that democracy and freedom can flourish.
Forget Consumer Welfare. This Antitrust Movement Targets Power Instead
January 18, 2018 | by Open Markets
Open Markets Institute Presents at Senate Hearing on Consumer Welfare
December 14, 2017 | by Barry C. Lynn
America’s Monopoly Moment | Work, Innovation, and Control in an Age of Concentrated Power
December 6, 2017 | by Open Markets
Date Published: November 8, 2017 The following is a non-comprehensive collection of readings related to the issues discussed during our event with Sen. Al Franken on Nov. 8, 2017. On Net Neutrality Net Neutrality: Why Artists and Activists Can’t Afford to Lose It W. Kamau Bell, The New York Times “This fair internet, where everyone from an amateur […] Continue Reading
With Amazon on the rise and a business tycoon in the White House, can a new generation of Democrats return the party to its trust-busting roots?
Date Published: July 13, 2017In the 1970s, a new wave of post-Watergate liberals stopped fighting monopoly power. The result is an increasingly dangerous political system. Continue Reading
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