Nation Topics - Corporate Consolidation
News and Features
In her book Captive Audience, Susan Crawford shows how media giants exert a stranglehold over consumers and government.
Left undiscussed in the FTC’s investigation is the search giant’s ability to limit what we all read.
Supply chain shocks have already led to shortages of videotape and auto parts. Could food or medicine be next?
Paul Volcker, head of Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board, nailed the cause of our financial hardship in a series of blistering remarks on the sorry state of our economy.
America's favorite natural grocery chain is looking like just another greedy, antiunion corporation.
With assembly plant shut-downs and a massive layoff of 5,000 workers, GM has seen better days. Those include the 1950s, when GM was in trouble with the Senate for being too powerful, and accused of artificially raising prices and creating a monopoly in Detroit.
As corporations consolidate, they grab power from the
public. Here are seven modest proposals to give power back to the
public and avoid another Enron.
Las Vegas is capitalism stripped bare. If you're out of money, you're out of luck.
How does a fiercely anticorporate musician feel about participating in a
corporate entertainment system?
In the final triumph of free-market capitalism, farmers will become serfs.