Antitrust lawyers filed a class action lawsuit against private equity-owned Varsity Brands, the organizing force behind competitive cheerleading.
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Monopolies are lazy. Logitech bought, monopolized, and killed the universal remote control business.
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A new antitrust case shows that Prime inflates prices across the board, using the false promise of 'free shipping' that is anything but free.
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Hi, Welcome to BIG, a newsletter about the politics of monopoly. If you’d like to sign up, you can do so here. Or just read on… Today I’m going to try…
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An Afghan General blames defense contractors for the collapse of the Afghan army. A government inspector blames the "the pervasiveness of overoptimism…
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(Big issue 7-9-2019)
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Higher prices aren't just a result of supply chain chaos or government spending. Inflation is being driven by the pricing power and higher profits of…
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From railroads to plastic bags to semiconductors to ice cream, Wall Street and monopolists are creating shortages and exploiting them.
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Agricultural economists manipulated data to block Congress from acting on high beef prices and the destruction of independent cattle ranching. Why…
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