We have written earlier (for example our article The Monopolization of America) about the increasing concentration of market power In the hands of just a few corporations. This is a phenomenon occurring throughout the US economy (really more broadly across the globe). Here is an 11 minute review of the history and current state of monopolies in our economy.
United Airlines, Monopoly/Oligopoly, The Natural Laws of Capitalism
Print 🖨 PDF 📄The recent incident in which United Airlines used the Chicago Police Department to enforce its corporate policies has already roused plenty of comments. Many have focused on the clumsiness, even callousness of the policy and its later justifications by senior managers. This is missing a more telling --->> read more -->>
The New Digital Monopoly Capitalism
Print 🖨 PDF 📄The New Digital Monopoly Capitalism Capitalism has always been marked by relentless growth, the destruction of smaller businesses by larger, and ultimately the creation of oligopoly and monopoly corporations. From the earliest descriptions of capitalism, even by proponents like Adam Smith, this tendency towards concentration was warned --->> read more -->>
What’s Wrong With Inequality – the word?
Print 🖨 PDF 📄Ban inequality – the word, the naked word, from our political rhetoric. Inequality is everywhere around us in the media sphere as well as in our day-to-day conversations. Amongst progressive folk one can drop the word like an F bomb and summon up agreeable outrage in one’s --->> read more -->>
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Thanks for putting all these resources together so I can think about the monopolization of our world & it’s effects on everyone.