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"Reyes is the largest beer distributor in America, and rivals allege that it has used ‘strong-arm tactics’ to achieve dominance in California."
"Reyes is the largest beer distributor in America, and rivals allege that it has used ‘strong-arm tactics’ to achieve dominance in California."
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>"Four companies sell almost all baby formula in the U.S., magnifying supply shocks that cause families to scramble."
>"Four companies sell almost all baby formula in the U.S., magnifying supply shocks that cause families to scramble."
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According to a new government report, monopolies take A FIFTH of your wages. Yes, you read that right.
According to a new government report, monopolies take A FIFTH of your wages. Yes, you read that right.
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"It’s time for a coherent national logistics system, regulating and coordinating what has been privatized."
"It’s time for a coherent national logistics system, regulating and coordinating what has been privatized."
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>"Rampant outsourcing, financialization, monopolization, deregulation, and just-in-time logistics are the culprits."
>"Rampant outsourcing, financialization, monopolization, deregulation, and just-in-time logistics are the culprits."
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"A long-term food supply chain resiliency plan should also look beyond just antitrust to reign in corporate recklessness."
"A long-term food supply chain resiliency plan should also look beyond just antitrust to reign in corporate recklessness."
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"Monopoly capital theory is better placed to illuminate and decipher the anti-developmental dynamics generated by the global value chain world."
"Monopoly capital theory is better placed to illuminate and decipher the anti-developmental dynamics generated by the global value chain world."
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"With a wave of regulatory and other actions against leading private-sector firms, Chinese President Xi Jinping clearly intends to re-establish the Communist Party’s ultimate control over all aspects of Chinese life. Yet that effort may _...Read More_
"With a wave of regulatory and other actions against leading private-sector firms, Chinese President Xi Jinping clearly intends to re-establish the Communist Party’s ultimate control over all aspects of Chinese life. Yet that effort may _...Read More_
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"A half-century of neglecting fragilities in production and a confluence of disruptions have brought us to this point."
"A half-century of neglecting fragilities in production and a confluence of disruptions have brought us to this point."
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It's like everybody read Adam Smith's quote about the "free hand" but ignored the rest of the sentence where he said (paraphrasing) "but also there needs to be strict regulations so greedy people don't monopolize and corrupt the entire _...Read More_
It's like everybody read Adam Smith's quote about the "free hand" but ignored the rest of the sentence where he said (paraphrasing) "but also there needs to be strict regulations so greedy people don't monopolize and corrupt the entire _...Read More_
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>"Major corporations and groups like the Chamber of Commerce and Business Roundtable use small business to fend off regulations and rules."
>"Major corporations and groups like the Chamber of Commerce and Business Roundtable use small business to fend off regulations and rules."
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"To understand what went wrong with digital publishing, we need to go back to the fat years of newspaper journalism that preceded it."
"To understand what went wrong with digital publishing, we need to go back to the fat years of newspaper journalism that preceded it."
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"From now on, every country or group of countries must ask itself whether it produces the technologies it needs or has guaranteed, unfettered, long-term access to them. A country that answers no is vulnerable to technological coercion that _...Read More_
"From now on, every country or group of countries must ask itself whether it produces the technologies it needs or has guaranteed, unfettered, long-term access to them. A country that answers no is vulnerable to technological coercion that _...Read More_
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Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma has made his first appearance since Chinese regulators cracked down on his business empire. His absence had fuelled speculation over his whereabouts amid increasing _...Read More_
Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma has made his first appearance since Chinese regulators cracked down on his business empire. His absence had fuelled speculation over his whereabouts amid increasing _...Read More_