Monday, June 1, 2009

Your Call 060109 Is it time to go beyond antitrust?

Is it time to go beyond antitrust? On the next Your Call, we'll have a conversation about the risks of power concentrated in corporations. American antitrust law is meant to fight monopolies. Are there other tools in American law that legislators could use to keep corporations from monopolizing the market? Send us an email at or join us live at 11 am. What can we learn from the crisis in the financial market? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Gary Reback, one of the nation's most prominent antitrust attorneys, best known for spearheading the efforts that led to the federal lawsuit against Microsoft. He is currently of counsel with Carr & Ferrell LLP.

Jonathan Baker, professor of law at American University's Washington College of Law.

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Anonymous said...

What about Comcast? They have the monopoly on high speed internet, cost is 60 dollars a month! There is no alternative.

Anonymous said...

Doctors' groups: this problem is really neglected. I'm shocked at the expansion of Sutter Health, for example. And for people with limited means and limited mobility the higher costs of these groups can be a serious burden. I don't see why more good citizens don't question this.