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Many politicians offer a simplified view of the world—one in which government interventions are all benefits and no costs. That couldn't be further from the truth.
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Companies make decisions all the time, some of them regrettable and unfortunate, that shouldn't be any of the government's business.
FTC Chair Lina Khan has an agenda that's against big companies, not for consumer well-being.
Since the Federal Trade Commission didn't sue in time, the deal went through. But will FTC Chair Lina Khan keep trying to attack Amazon for its bigness?
Chair Lina Khan has flouted the rule of law and due process, Commissioner Christine Wilson wrote.
FTC Commissioner Christine WIlson is resigning from the Commission. (Updated)
It's a fundamental contradiction that's affected the Biden administration's economic policy for the past two years.
The FTC is trying to seize new powers to regulate the economy.
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The site crashed because Swift is very popular, not because antitrust enforcement is too weak.
Market forces have historically disrupted the tech sector and will continue to do so.
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The Biden administration's antitrust efforts are being shut down by judges, except for a single successful case where best-selling authors were involved.
Antitrust regulators don't seem to understand how the video game industry works.
It’s one of the most competitive industries in the world, and there’s no good reason to stop Microsoft from acquiring Activision Blizzard.
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U.K. regulators shut down Meta/GIPHY deal in favor of their own “approved buyer.”
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Government often proves to be biased against large, successful companies that legislators don't understand well but customers love.
''The kind of values I've always embraced are heard more on Fox than on CNN and MSNBC," says the Pulitzer Prize–winning progressive journalist.
The legislation is likely to have a number of negative consequences for consumers.
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Attacking big firms just for being big could drive up prices.
Protectionist policies stymie trade and make Americans poorer.
Today's big powerful companies could become tomorrow's also-rans, no government intervention required.
Those who demand a revival of antitrust regulation to "promote competition" may not realize that they're inciting a revival of cronyism to suppress competition.
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In the name of fostering innovation and choice, the bill would accomplish neither.
Federal subsidies for higher education lead to market distortions that affect financially needy students.
For decades, libertarians have focused on illiberalism coming from the political left. But authoritarianism has taken root among many conservatives across the world.
Amazon promotes products that mimic its competition? Welcome to more than a century of American retail practices.
The Prohibition-era three-tier system is causing consolidation, not the market.