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Concentrated

  Amazon’s takeover of Whole Foods has raised alarms about economic concentration.┬áNo 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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Back to the Future

Ideologies that serve elite interests never really go away, they just reconstitute in new guises. In A Brief History of Neoliberalism, author David Harvey argues provocatively that neoliberalism is a continuation of early capitalism, whereby modern corporations are busy re-privitizing … Continue reading

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