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Author » Dominick T. Armentano

Dom Armentano is professor emeritus in economics at the University of Hartford in Connecticut. Dr. Armentano is the author of "Antitrust and Monopoly" (Holmes and Meier, 1990), and a former member of the board of trustees of The Future of Freedom Foundation. He lives in Vero Beach, Florida.

Latest from Dominick T. Armentano

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Planned Chaos

The mainstream media is currently hyper-ventilating over Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the self-styled “democratic socialist” from Queens who pulled off an upset win in a New York Democratic primary recently. She has since gone on to campaign with Bernie Sanders in ...

The Confusion over Rights

The fastest-growing federal programs are entitlements and transfer programs. These programs include Medicare, food stamps, housing assistance, and Social Security, among others. Transfer programs have risen from 15% of federal spending in 1953 to 20% ...

Monopoly

I have been teaching economics at the university level for twenty-five years. Easily the most often-asked questions relate to monopolies. The questions are often put in the following form: "In an economy ...

The Farm Program Fiasco

All government programs are sacred cows. Once taxpayers fund anything, a vocal constituency develops to assert that the nation could not survive another day without the program. This is one reason why the 1990 deficit-reduction ...