Merger Mania: The Military-Industrial Complex On Steroids

By William D. Hartung, -

When, in his farewell address in 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of the dangers of the “unwarranted influence” wielded by the “military-industrial complex,” he could never have [...]

DOJ Antitrust Attorneys Reportedly Recommend Agency Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

By Common Cause, Popular Resistance -

WASHINGTON - Today, reports indicate that the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division has recommended the agency move to block the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. The reports follow Federal [...]

Harmful Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Shows FCC Chair Is Shill For Telecoms

By Staff, -

Today Ajit Pai, the former Verizon lawyer turned least popular FCC chairman in history, announced his support for the T-Mobile / Sprint mega merger. The $26.5 billion deal has faced widespread [...]

Sinclair Merger In Huge Trouble As FCC Chairman Pai Casts Skeptical Eye On Sham Deals

By Staff, -

WASHINGTON — On Monday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that he would circulate an order designating the Sinclair Broadcast Group’s acquisition of Tribune Media for [...]

The Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is Bad News For The Planet

By Ellen Brown, -

Two new studies from Europe have found that the number of farm birds in France has crashed by a third in just 15 years, with some species being almost eradicated. The collapse in the bird [...]

Fragmented Health System Paves Way For CVS-Aetna Merger

By Aaron Mate, -

By Aaron Mate for The Real News. It's The Real News. I'm Aaron Maté. In what is being called the biggest merger in the history of the health insurance industry, CVS is reportedly making a $66 [...]

AT&T/Time Warner: The Case Against Monster Bell

By Craig Aaron, -

By Craig Aaron for Bill Moyers and Company - After AT&T announced its plans last Saturday to take over Time Warner in a multibazillion-dollar merger, a strange thing happened. Well, a bunch of [...]

Stop One Of The Biggest Mega-Mergers In History

By Candace Clement, -

By Candace Clement for Free Press - AT&T is an enormous media, telecom and internet gatekeeper with a horrible track record of overcharging you, limiting your choices and spying on you. It’s [...]

FCC Approves Merger To Create Price-Gouging Cable Giant

By Timothy Karr, -

By Timothy Karr for Free Press - WASHINGTON — According to several news reports, the Federal Communications Commission has voted to approve Charter Communications’ $90 billion takeover of Time [...]

The State Of Broadband Is Hurting Vulnerable Communities

By Joseph Torres and Steven Renderos, -

By Joseph Torres and Steven Renderos for Free Press - The broadband marketplace isn’t just broken; it’s harming millions of our society’s most vulnerable members, who are unable to afford at-home [...]