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MONOPOLY POWER AND HOW TO STOP IT

Monopolistic corporate power is a big problem in the US. Ever since the Reagan presidency in the 1980s, our government has effectively given up on enforcement of anti-trust (i.e., anti-monopoly) laws. Our anti-trust regulators have ignored evidence that the monopolistic power of huge corporations results in higher prices, lower wages, job losses, declining entrepreneurship, and […]

EFFECTS OF MONOPOLY POWER

My last post described the efforts of the big food and agricultural corporations to block the labeling of food that contains genetically modified ingredients. Here are some other examples of the effects of the monopolistic power of large corporations, which is allowed and abetted by crony capitalism. (See my Crony Capitalism = Monopoly Power post […]

A HIATUS IN BLOGGING

I apologize for the hiatus in my blogging. My professional life has been very busy; I’m teaching two college courses right now. And nothing has slowed down in my personal life, so I haven’t found the time to keep blogging. As I’m sure you know, it isn’t for the lack of material. With the automatic […]