It’s only one vessel, but the U.S. domestic shipping cartel, protected by the awful Jones Act, is screaming about it.
Businesses are all in favor of competition, tax cuts, and deregulation only until they aren't—meaning only until subsidies might benefit them.
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The island is begging the Biden administration to allow foreign ships to bring fuel to help restore power. But entrenched maritime interests balk at competition.
Unionization helps some. But it hurts more.
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The announcement that Unilever will discontinue the popular treat has small-time entrepreneurs and big-money investors rushing to keep the product alive.
Making the U.S. semiconductor industry dependent on subsidies is not the way to stick it to China.
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It would signal that the transportation future involves decentralization and rapid change rather than Washington-style command-and-control.
The legislation is likely to have a number of negative consequences for consumers.
You can thank robust competition for the fact that environmentally friendly cars are easier than ever to afford.
Graduates of the world’s top universities will soon be eligible for a new multi-year visa in the U.K. that will help bolster the nation’s competitive edge.
Once again, Washington is giving us every reason to believe it's selling favors to cronies even if it means everyone else loses.
Guess whose fault it is that it’s so expensive to ship goods to America? (Spoiler: The U.S. government's.)
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In the name of fostering innovation and choice, the bill would accomplish neither.
Detroit leaders throw around words like "fairness" and "equity" while shielding big restaurants from smaller competition.
Amazon promotes products that mimic its competition? Welcome to more than a century of American retail practices.
The FTC challenged a licensing scheme that it says limited consumer choice and excluded new providers.
Rather Than Eliminating a Terrible Cruise Ship Law, Alaska's Lawmakers Just Want To Exempt Their Ports
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Big outlets get subsidies. The government still gets to pick winners and losers.
This tech/media fight down under is not about democracy or monopolies. It’s about ad revenue.
It took 15 years for the agency to decide that consumers didn’t actually need to be protected from the threat of substandard fruit desserts.
Enforcement is supposed to be about protecting "consumer welfare." Overturning that goal would be bad for all of us.
This isn't a debate about consumer needs. It's all about political control.
During COVID-19, many states have rolled back their “certificate of need” laws. Now is the time to abolish them.
Dairy industry-endorsed regulations required skim milk to be labeled as “imitation” if it hadn’t been enriched with added vitamins.
They should scrap other Certificate of Need laws too.
The state's largest hospital chain didn't want the competition.
The black market still dominates. And more enforcement and fines aren’t going to fix it.
Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook are all in the federal government’s crosshairs.