A century ago, urban progressives and agrarian populists united around a politics of taking on corporate monopolies. The Democratic Party’s future may depend on doing the same today.
The Monopolized Economy
Today is the Virginia gubernatorial primary election and candidate Tom Perriello is the first high-profile candidate to make anti-monopoly policy a key plank of his economic agenda.
How to (actually!) make America great again.
And what it means for American democracy.
Re-embracing anti-monopoly will reinvigorate American liberty and beat back Trumpism.
To save their party from Trumpism, Republicans need to once again take on monopolists.
The larger political sphere is finally wising up on antitrust policy.
Yesterday in Toledo, Hillary Clinton gave a speech in which she linked Donald Trump’s tax manipulations to a broader critique of a “rigged” corporate system—one that allows Wells Fargo to create sham bank accounts and drug companies to raise prices unconscionably. That critique of hers isn’t new. What was new, as the New York Time’s… Read more »
Four companies decide what meat you eat, two choose what milk you buy, and soon only one will determine what beer you drink. Are we all fine with that?
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