Antitrust Legislation Repeats the Same Mistakes in Agriculture as in Tech

While federal antitrust efforts have been primarily focused on big tech platforms, a recent piece of legislation expands this focus to include large agriculture firms, colloquially known as big ag. Unfortunately, the same mistakes that plague proposed big tech legislation are being replicated in the new agriculture bill. Instead of codifying ‘big is bad’—whether in […]

The Farm Bill Epitomizes Government Waste

It would be challenging to find another piece of recent federal legislation so blatantly subservient to special interests and wasteful with taxpayers’ money than the massive $867 billion farm bill passed by Congress in December. Handouts to the agricultural industry have long been a staple of federal policy, but instead of reversing course and ending […]