Friday, July 12, 2024

Tag: antitrust laws

DOJ files antitrust lawsuit against Live Nation-Ticketmaster

The antitrust lawsuit is accusing Live Nation-Ticketmaster of "running an illegal monopoly over live events in America."

States ask appeals court to reinstate 2020 antitrust lawsuit against Meta...

The lawsuit, which was originally filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), alleged that "Meta used its monopoly power to buy potential competitors and curtail competitive behavior."

Why food prices are rising even more

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuvKoe9Ilvo Monopolies are slowly killing rural America — and driving up the price you pay for food.

Google faces major antitrust lawsuits for alleged search monopoly

"As the gateway to the internet, Google has systematically degraded the ability of other companies to access consumers."

Federal and state lawsuits brought against Facebook calls for an end...

"[Facebook] used its monopoly power to crush smaller rivals and snuff out competition, all at the expense of everyday users."

Whatever Happened to Antitrust?

America used to have antitrust laws, but no longer. Giant corporations are now taking over the economy and weakening antitrust enforcement. We are living in a land of monopolies.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.