The new guidelines will likely make it harder for large corporations to amass power by buying other companies and will over time shape how judges understand and apply the antitrust laws in their rulings.… Read More
A new report endorsed by state legislators highlights the urgency of the 21st Century Antitrust Act for New York small businesses.
As high inflation rages on, dominant corporations threaten the ability for New York small businesses to compete. Legislature can reverse this 40-year trend by passing the 21st Century Antitrust Act. … Read More
Susan Crawford, author of the just-released Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age, is our guest for the 29th episode of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast. A former adviser to President Obama, she has been a leading figure in the struggle to preserve an open Internet. Susan has long been … Read More
An article about health care in the 2012 November Wired offers a strong reminder of how important smart government policy plays in making markets function well. In the early 1950s, it was nearly impossible to know the value of an automobile. They had prices, yes, but these would differ radically from dealer to dealer, the customer … Read More
The Marketplace Wins: Choice Loses by David Morris Institute for Local Self-Reliance June 2, 1998 – published in St. Paul Pioneer Press It wasn’t supposed to end up like this. The free market system promised to bring us more choice, not less. Indeed, to most free enterprise advocates, choice is the most important feature of the … Read More
Attack Ads by David Morris September 25, 1997 – published in St. Paul Pioneer Press Advertising is useful, when it informs. Classified ads in newspapers serve this function well. Those seeking a job, a used car, furniture, pets and hundreds of other goods and services can turn to that section while the rest of us pass … Read More