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How Amazon got to be so powerful, and what it means for our economy.
Amazon drains resources and tax dollars from every community it touches, and cuts deals with states to allow the corruption to continue.
Amazon provides 1/3 of the worlds internet/cloud power, with no rival. The endgame leads to Bezos owning all of the cash flow the world has to offer.
Monopsony is when the buyer controls the market, there is one employer who sets the wages and sells the product.
Robert Bork changed the game with the idea that the government went too far with antitrust laws that strangled the free market. Reagan agreed and the supreme court started defending corporate interest.
What do we do about big tech? Especially when journalism is under the same attack we all are under. Regulation is needed and keeping big tech from staying big.
Democrats are pushing in the right directions, Warren believes she can push them in the right way and enact sweeping economic reform.
Ch. 8: Representation matters but policies are more important - Franklin
Ch. 9: Incompetence hurts all of us - Ariel from Seattle
Ch. 10: It's OK to see color but not to judge it - Jeff from Charlotte, NC
Ch. 11: Valuing the judgment of the black vote - Nathan from NYC
Ch. 12: Thoughts on race and candidates - Whitney from Seattle
Ch. 13: Final comments on judging based on race, orders of scoring points and the opposite of white supremacy and misogyny
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6 Ways to Rein In Today’s Toxic Monopolies (The Nation, Feb 2018)
Curated by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Algea Trio - Algea Fields (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Quaver - Codebreaker (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Chilvat - Lillehammer (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Parade Shoes - Arc and Crecent (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Contrarian - Sketchbook (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Over the Fence - Delray (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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