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Robert Bork helped dismantle anti-monopoly policy. That had consequences | Opinion

BY: - September 16, 2022

Monopolists have won a series of battles these past four decades, but history shows there is nothing inevitable about their ultimate victory.

Thurman Arnold, assistant attorney general for antitrust under FDR, once wrote a book critical of antitrust policy, but he was converted by monopoly-fueled rise of fascism. (Photo courtesy of Library of Congress).

From one Roosevelt to another: How we cracked down on corporate power and built a middle class

BY: - August 18, 2022

The New Deal is remembered as a vast expansion of the social welfare state, but it also curtailed the power of financiers and monopolists.

“Putting the screws on him,” a cartoon by Udo J. Keppler, appeared in Puck magazine in 1904. President Theordore Roosevelt, pictured upper right, was a famous trustbuster. Image via Library of Congress.

We’ve fought monopoly power before — we can do it again | Opinion

BY: - August 11, 2022

It’s critical to restoring democratic control over our economy.