What Should the White House Do to Combat Inflation? Use Antitrust to Curb Corporate Profiteering

January 26, 2022

As the country grapples with inflation, the Washington Post asked 12 experts across the ideological spectrum how they would fight rising prices. One of these experts was Lindsay Owens, who makes the case for addressing concentrated corporate power to bring down prices: 

“Addressing concentrated corporate power isn’t the only tool the president can or should use to bring down prices that are straining family budgets. But given the pernicious and pervasive links between concentration, shortages and price hikes, any policy response must center this approach or underdeliver. American consumers can afford nothing less.”

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