What do exit polls and flu vaccine shortages have in common? Both involve situations where society has come to rely excessively on too few entities. When even one company makes a mistake society can suffer significantly. This short piece advocates that we abandon our almost laissez faire tolerence towards high concentration, and rely upon competition, rather than on monopoly or a small number of producers.
What Do Exit Polls and Flu Vaccine Shortages Have in Common?, 647 FTC:WATCH 12 (February 12, 2005)