Category: monopoly

Lawsuits Alleging Conspiracy Between Amazon and Book Publishers Dismissed by Judge

Two antitrust lawsuits that accused Amazon and five big book publishers of illegally conspiring to fix prices of traditional and electronic books in the United States were dismissed on Thursday by a federal judge. The five book publishers targeted by the two lawsuits were Macmillan, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Hachette, and Penguin Random House. The…


Exclusive: CCP ‘Keystone Project’ Seeks Global Domination by Centralizing Chinese Industries

Chinese authorities re-emphasized the regime’s goal of achieving “one enterprise for one industry, one industry with one enterprise” in a recent meeting. According to a source close to Beijing’s top official circle, after the 20th National Congress, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) plans to centralize various Chinese sectors through the deployment of the “one enterprise…


House GOP Trust-busting Bill Is an Economic Disaster

Commentary With President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better agenda in ruins, Democrats want to blame Big Business for the mayhem of high inflation and a collapsing stock market. The White House has pointed its finger at every industry, from Big Tech to meat producers, oil and gas producers, the poultry industry and pharmaceutical companies. Apparently,…


Facebook Is No Monopoly

Commentary One wonders if, back in 2004, today’s trustbusters would have been losing sleep over the success of Blockbuster. Back then, Blockbuster had over 9,000 stores globally and was raking in nearly $6 billion in revenue as the leading video rental service in the country. Break up Blockbuster! Enter Netflix. We all know what happened…


Woke Capitalism Is a Monopoly Game

Commentary In 2018, Ross Douthat of the New York Times introduced the phrase “woke capital.” Essentially, Douthat suggested that woke capitalism works by substitut­ing symbolic value for economic value. Under woke capitalism, corporations offer workers rhetorical pla­cebos in lieu of costlier economic concessions, such as higher wages and better benefits. The same gestures of woke­ness also appease the…


‘Technocrats’ Are Using COVID-19 to Realize a Totalitarian High-Tech Agenda: Patrick Wood

The world is falling into a new type of tyranny that has been in development for decades, and which uses high-tech and corporate monopoly to instill a system of total social control. With COVID-19 and the pandemic, this form of social control has only accelerated with governments across the world implementing harsh policies in the…


EPOCHTV: ‘Technocrats’ Are Using COVID-19 to Realize a Totalitarian High-Tech Agenda: Patrick Wood

The world is falling into a new type of tyranny that has been in development for decades, and which uses high-tech and corporate monopoly to instill a system of total social control. With COVID-19 and the pandemic, this form of social control has only accelerated with governments across the world implementing harsh policies in the…


US Farm Group Seeks Stronger Antitrust Action With New Campaign

The National Farmers Union, the nation’s second-largest farm group, said on Wednesday it is launching a campaign to expose the negative effects of consolidation in the agriculture industry on family farms and rural towns. The campaign, which it said will include a public relations blitz and lobbying, is part of an effort to push Washington…