Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Antitrust Attack on Beer

My latest post at The Objective Standard blog is up. Here are the opening lines:

The U.S. Justice Department has filed a lawsuit to block Anheuser-Busch InBev’s $20 billion buyout of Mexican beer-maker Grupo Modelo, the maker of the Corona beer brand. The Wall Street Journal calls the Busch-Modelo agreement “the latest deal to fall prey to global antitrust regulators.”

Why is this bad? Read the rest of  Antitrust Suit against Anheuser-Busch and Grupo Modelo Violates Rights and find out why.

Related Reading:

Antitrust Prosecution of Apple is Rotten

Barbara Straniero's Mistaken Understanding of "Free Market"

The Abolition of Antitrustby Gary Hull

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