YAL in Action

Check out YAL activities on campus and updates from around the liberty movement.

Tag: Monopolies
  • Shackling Success: Google’s Fight against Antitrust

    In today’s world, it is often popular for politicians to blame “Big Business” for the ills of our country rather than accept the blame themselves. While it is undoubtedly true that the government should be completely divorced from the economy (thus removing even the possibility for “Big Business” to have any influence over the government …

  • Senators: File Antitrust against Google

    Google has faced a lot of troubles in the past few years, from lawsuits to digitize books all the way to a showdown with the oppresive Chinese regime. Now it may be coming to a possible showdown with our very own government. Several U.S. Senators are calling for Google to be investigated under antitrust law, similar …

  • Institute for Justice Takes on D.C. Tour Guide Monopoly

    A libertarian public interest law firm, the Institute for Justice, is taking on the government-protected tour guide monopoly in our nation’s capital:  Talking without a license is against the law in Washington D.C. and can land you in jail for 90 days. What an affront to the U.S. Constitution and the right to make an honest …

  • “Murray Rothbard Was a Badass” — An Interview with Walter Block

    I had the great pleasure of interviewing libertarian stalwart Walter Block Friday afternoon. The great economist/philosopher discussed his personal story of coming to liberty, his remarkable memories of the brilliant Murray Rothbard, his view on a couple controversial applications of libertarian ideology –in age of consent laws and whether or not “free market” monopolies exist — and the moral obligation of a libertarian living in a statist …

  • Michael Moore knows what capitalism is after all!

    Chad Swarthout of GWU Liberty Society gets Michael Moore to admit that we do not live in a capitalist society today. Wish he would have included that in the movie! Now Americans who have no understanding of a true free- market economy are lead to think that today’s economic system is capitalism. When in fact …