What lessons should we recall after seventy-five years in the shadow of World War II?
Discussions & debates on the pressing issues of our current political scene.
The renewed debate over the value of labor unions on the right forgets some hard-won truths.
Competitive labor markets remain far better at generating value for both employers and employees.
In the real world, the wage offered by the employer is merely the employer’s first move in a game of “higgling,” with the worker at a disadvantage.
A healthy polity cannot exist without a viable middle class, and unions can't help recreate one.
Growing conservative interest in new models of labor organization must likewise be suppressed, it seems, lest they prove too successful.
Making antitrust great again in order to chasten Big Tech requires using theories that were abandoned for good reason.
The modern antitrust regime is more than capable of adapting to new realities in the economy.
A more appropriate intellectual foundation would imply less, not more, antitrust action.
Pretending there is no competition problem in the tech sector could ironically hasten the demise of antitrust’s consumer-welfare standard.
Neo-Brandeisian jurisprudence places an unaccountable judiciary at the commanding heights of the economy, subordinating the market to the state.