The country thrived when its leaders broke up monopoly power. The president-elect won’t need Congress to do so again.
The Monopolized Economy
Biden has promised to take on big agriculture, but his proposed Secretary wasn’t exactly a giant slayer last time he had the job.
The states are also demanding the media behemoth be broken up but the Federal Trade Commission’s case is paramount and the law is on the FTC’s side.
The president is holding up the annual defense spending bill in a delusional effort to protect free speech.
The streaming giant is building a podcast empire. It’s all part of a high-stakes battle to dominate the once home-spun world of podcasting. Is power being concentrated in too few hands?
A new book shows how the weapons that conquered the old trusts can be drawn on Big Tech today.
It won’t take a new communications act to give any Biden nominees the power to go after telecom and media monopolies.
Born of a noble idea, dairy cooperatives let farmers join forces to get a good price for their milk and stand up to powerful interests. Now the coops are powerful, huge, and squeezing the farmers that ostensibly own them.
Consumers are already feeling the pain of the president reversing net neutrality.
The next administration will need to change the culture within the antitrust enforcement agencies.