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 [...]

To Address Inequality, Let’s Take On Monopolies

By Barry Lynn and Kevin Carty, -

By Barry Lynn and Kevin Carty for Inequality - Most Americans know that our country has become extremely unequal. They may not know that the richest 0.1% of Americans own as much wealth as the [...]

Time To Fight Health-Care Monopolization

By Phillip Longman, -

By Phillip Longman for Democracy Journal - Compared to the discourse in the other party’s nomination process, the debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders over health-care reform may [...]

Regulators Should Block Amazon’s Acquisition Of Whole Foods

By Nick Stumo-Langer, -

By Nick Stumo-Langer for ILSR - In response to Amazon’s announced acquisition of Whole Foods, Stacy Mitchell, co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) and co-author of Amazon’s [...]

Media Monopolies Are Undermining Democracy And Net Neutrality

By Emma Niles, -

By Emma Niles for Truth Dig - Robert Scheer: Hi, it’s Robert Scheer with another edition of Scheer Intelligence, where the intelligence comes from my guests. In this case, it’s Mark Lloyd, who [...]

An Internet For Everyone

By Devin Coldewey, -

By Devin Coldewey for Tech Crunch. The imagination is a powerful thing, and what it creates may in fact be powerful beyond our imagining. That was certainly the case with Sir Tim Berners-Lee [...]

Obama Must Confront Monopoly Practices In Health Insurance

By Lawrence J. Hanley, -

By Lawrence J. Hanley in The Huffington Post - The flurry of recent merger announcements from the handful of remaining national health insurance providers is cause for alarm for all [...]

Comcast Got What It Deserved

By Mark Plotkin, -

Comcast, the giant cable company, is one of the most reviled companies in America. It is notorious for its terrible and odious customer service. In addition to this infamous reputation, it sought [...]

FCC To Move Against Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

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WASHINGTON -- According to reports in the Wall Street Journal and Politico, Federal Communications Commission staff may be prepared to recommend that Comcast’s proposed takeover of Time Warner [...]

Communities Should Provide Internet Service, Not Monopolies

By Corynne McSherry, -

Community broadband, properly deployed and managed, can give at least some of us an alternative to typical broadband duopoly. Take Chattanooga, Tennessee. Chattanooga’s's local power utility [...]