Tag Archives: Matt Stoller

Concentrated

  Amazon’s takeover of Whole Foods has raised alarms about economic concentration. No corporation epitomizes monopoly better than Amazon, who’s business model is predicated on losing money with their super-low prices in order to capture market share. Their dominant position then … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Countries

  “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” When Charles Dickens wrote the opening lines of A Tale of Two Cities it was in reference to London and Paris during the French Revolution, but his epochal depiction … Continue reading

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“Corporations are people, my friend,”

Political/economy is who gets what, and who pays the price. We forget this adage at our own peril. The wealthy and the corporations they own have captured our government and are imposing on us the policies that benefit them. Contrary … Continue reading

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Greedy/Ideology

“We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you’re studying that reality—judiciously, as you will—we’ll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study too, and that’s how things will sort out. … Continue reading

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That time of year

Uh, oh. It’s after Labor Day and our political leaders are pining for war. Put away those whites and get out the camouflage. It’s funny what our leaders admit to when they think no one is paying attention. Remember the run … Continue reading

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How Liberalism Came to Suck

I set out to write a very short post on the fascinating conversations going through the inter-tubes about the support on the left for Ron Paul. While this support may be due to his opposition to endless war, torture, assassination … Continue reading

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