Amazon’s price matching policies, which were meant to ensure its dominant position, diminished the ability of brands to control how their products are distributed and the prices at which these products are sold, writes Shaoul Sussman.  

In thirteen years of hostile decisions, the Roberts Supreme Court has done all itPhoto Wall Paper Sunset Forest Trees Meadow Liwwing No. 641 can to legalize corruption. With the Bridgegate case,Photo Wallpaper Mural Non-woven 10076_VEN bluee Corridor with balls abstraction a it gets a chance to wreak even more havoc and possibly end the use of the term “corruption” as a useful legal concept. 

For decades, competition in America has been on the wane, leading to slower economic growth and a gaping chasm of inequality. Photo Wallpaper Mural 10010_P Grey World Map world map earth geography modern cAntitrust can help reverse the trend, Photo Wallpaper Mural Non-woven 10107_VEN Mosaic Abstraction Abstract Art Geometbut antitrust doctrines and enforcement actions once thought adequate are proving insufficient. Fixing the problem is urgent.  

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The federal antitrust agencies don’t appear to be serious about their recent Big Tech push. And given that the Supreme Photo Wallpaper Mural Non-woven 10147_VEA Wolf Nature Wild Wildlife Animal AnimaCourt and federal judiciary are firmly in conservative hands, it doesn’t matter—Photo Wallpaper Mural 10124_P Delicate Magnolia Nature Flower Flowers Magnoliaantitrust enforcement won’t come back so soon.  

 

In this third and final part of his three-part series on the resurgence of antimonopoly, Matt Stoller explains how the election of Donald Trump helped bring antimonopoly thinking back to the forefront of the political discourse.  Photo Wallpaper Mural Non-woven 10208_VEA Red Balls red abstraction balls art 3D

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In this second installment of his three-part series on antitrust’s recent resurrection, Matt Stoller discusses the legacy of Obama’s presidency. Photo Wallpaper Mural 10224_P Lily abstraction bluee lily art designThe real policy for which Obama will be known is not Obamacare or Dodd-Frank, but bailing out the banks after the 2008 financial crisis and helping Americans and the rest of the world understand that liberal democratic rhetoric was really an ornamental cover for a system of concentrated financial and political power.  

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The Big Three index fund managers—BlackRock, Vanguard, and State Street Global Advisors—Photo Wallpaper Mural 11219_P Tileshold a significant proportion of the stock of US public companies,Photo Wallpaper Mural Non-woven 10253_VEN Physical Map of the World world map ea and they continue to grow steadily. There is a real prospect that index funds will continue to grow, and that voting in most significant public companies will come to be dominated by the future Photo Wallpaper Mural 11420_P View View Natur Mountain Flowers Landscape“Giant Three,” write Lucian Bebchuk and Scott Hirst.