Four tech superpowers raked in half of this year’s stock price gains by the 500 largest corporations.
America used to have antitrust laws that stopped corporations from monopolizing markets, and often broke up the biggest culprits. No longer.
Both the company and the president have used their clout to stifle criticism and paid members of Congress to pull their punches.
In the podcast “Scheer Intelligence,” host and Truthdig Editor Robert Scheer talks tech with Jonathan Taplin (pictured). [Transcript added]
On “Scheer Intelligence,” Truthdig Editor Robert Scheer interviews former FCC associate general counsel Mark Lloyd.
Craig Aaron, president and CEO of the nonprofit organization Free Press, explains why the Sinclair Broadcast Group's expanding monopoly is a cause for concern.
Author Jonathan Taplin discusses what Americans can do.