The Lockheed-Sikorsky merger wasn't a very good idea. Oh well.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce gets ready to go after the anti-monopoly movement and its leader at the Federal Trade Commission. But the conservative-cor…
Open ThreadToday’s open thread for paid subscribers is, well, open. Talk about whatever you want. Here’s what’s on my mind in terms of market power questio…
We are now in a giant parking lot game that threatens the global economy. Thank deregulation and the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 1998.
Kaiser is trying to break a strike among its employees. It keeps upping the pay offer for pharmacists who cross the picket line.
Cutting truck driver pay in the name of efficiency was always the point of deregulation. But when you cut slack from the system, you destabilize it.
Monopoly Supplier of Critical Pentagon Semiconductors Shuts Down Its Production.
Open Thread: Big Tech EditionToday’s open thread for paid subscribers is about big tech, which is a frequent topic of BIG and a key animator of antitrust action. I have some…
Workers and independent business people - even in the professional class - are supremely mad at monopolists. But they aren't looking to a political par…
The Food and Drug Administration has too many people that like monopoly power.
In draft legislation, Medicare Won't Pay for Over the Counter Hearing Aids and exempts hearing aids from competitive bidding requirements.
Open Thread: Health Care EditionToday the theme of our discussion is health care and all the fun games that monopolists play in this space. Let’s hear your stories. Or talk abo…