RCM: Weaponized Antitrust Against Big Companies Harms Small Business Along the Way

RCM: Weaponized Antitrust Against Big Companies Harms Small Business Along the Way

This week, companies from around the world are virtually participating in the 2021 South by Southwest. Start-up and emerging companies not only want to tell the world about their innovative products, but they want to impress would-be investors who might fund their growth. But there is a new threat to the start-up ecosystem. Recently Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced a bill that…

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Real Clear Markets: Tech Lash: The Populist Abuse of Antitrust Enforcement

Real Clear Markets: Tech Lash: The Populist Abuse of Antitrust Enforcement

America’s large successful tech companies including Google, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, and Apple are facing heightened scrutiny from federal and state officials. Increasingly, populists from both the left and the right are calling for the break-up and structural reorganization of America’s tech companies based on misguided notion that big is bad. In addition to a recent spate of highly partisan congressional…

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Alliance on Antitrust

Alliance on Antitrust

The Lone Star Policy Institute is pleased to be part of the efforts of the Alliance on Antitrust to preserve the proper role of antitrust enforcement. We are witnessing troubling calls to break up large, successful American companies merely because of size, or to score political points. Preserving the consumer welfare standard limits politicization of antitrust enforcement, fosters innovation, and ensures consumer…

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