monopolies

European Union Fines Google $5.1 Billion, While Trump ‘Protects Monopolists’

July 20, 2018

The EU’s Google fine should have been imposed a long time ago, but it comes better late than never. Meanwhile, the Trump administration continues to side with monopolies, leading to worse outcomes for US consumers, says former financial regulator Bill Black

AT&T-Time Warner Proposed Merger Earns Nearly Universal Panning

October 31, 2016

Comcast’s purchase of NBCUniversal is a cautionary tale for consumers when it comes to media monopolies, says Professor Victor Pickard

TRIPS: The Story of How Intellectual Property Became Linked to Trade

October 26, 2016
Countries like India and Brazil saw early on how excessive monopoly protection due to intellectual property rights would be an impediment to development, says professor Peter Drahos

Arms Manufacturers Influence GCC and US Foreign Policy

April 15, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: Six big arms monopolies profit from tension and war; promote a strategic vision that favors their short term commercial interest