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Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions news and analysis from The Nation

  • September 13, 2012

    Rewriting Antitrust Law

    Helping the big get bigger, the strong get stronger.

    Herman Schwartz

  • February 15, 2012

    Still No End to ‘Too Big to Fail’

    A year and a half after Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act, the Federal Reserve still refuses to block the Capitol One mergers.

    William Greider

  • May 15, 2008

    Bring Back Antitrust!

    Americans interested in economic justice used to consider antitrust litigation a top priority. Perhaps soon we will think along these lines again.

    Harry First

  • September 25, 2000

    In Business We Trust

    The Supreme Court once championed antitrust laws as valued tools to limit corporate power and to promote the autonomy, diversity and economic rights of people and firms without power. Not anymore.

    Eleanor Fox

  • May 3, 2000

    Antitrust & the Media–I

    This spring the topic of antitrust returned to the headlines after a long absence as the government pursued and won (for the time being) its case against Microsoft and, in a more muted way, as Ti

    Robert W. McChesney


  • April 5, 2000

    Microsoft: Judgment Day

    Despite all the palaver, the denouement came quickly.

    Eben Moglen

  • January 13, 2000

    AOL’s Big Byte

    Only a few days before the announcement of the AOL-Time Warner merger, Time Warner chief executive Gerald Levin took part in a CNN discussion on the future of the media.

    The Editors

  • November 11, 1999

    Microsoft’s Fatal Error

    Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson's factual findings in United States v. Microsoft, released November 5, spell the doom of Microsoft as we have known it.

    Eben Moglen

  • September 16, 1999

    CBS-Viacom Nuptials

    An abbreviated version of this article appeared in the October 4, 1999 issue.

    Mark Crispin Miller