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On Vox’s Today Explained: Ron Knox on Blocking the Kroger-Albertsons Supermerger

On Vox's Today Explained: Ron Knox on Blocking the Kroger-Albertsons Supermerger

Luke Gannon

October 31, 2022

Ron Knox joined Vox’s Today Explained podcast where he details the danger, harm, and effects of the proposed Kroger-Albertsons merger.READ MORE


Boxed Out: Our New Report on How Big Retailers are Flexing Their Supply Chain Power to Kill Off Small Businesses

Boxed Out: Our New Report on How Big Retailers are Flexing Their Supply Chain Power to Kill Off Small Businesses

Stacy Mitchell

September 22, 2022

Powerful retailers are killing off small businesses by dominating supply chains. Our new report argues it’s time to revive the Robinson-Patman Act and restore antitrust enforcement against predatory buying.READ MORE


WATCH: Midwest Forum on Fair Markets

WATCH: Midwest Forum on Fair Markets

Reggie Rucker

September 22, 2022

The Midwest Forum on Fair Markets explored new federal and state action to reinvigorate our antitrust policies and support small businesses, family farms, working people, and communities. Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and FTC Commissioner Alvaro Bedoya made keynote addresses at the forum, which also featured panel discussions by people on the frontlines fighting for antimonopoly reform in Minnesota and nationally.READ MORE


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How Tax Policies Fuel Monopolies and Undermine Small Business

How Tax Policies Fuel Monopolies and Undermine Small Business

Stacy Mitchell

October 28, 2022

In a special issue of Tax Justice Focus, Stacy Mitchell and Susan Holmberg write that local, state, and federal policymakers have systematically structured the tax system to fuel corporate power and disadvantage small businesses. No one has more effectively harnessed the tax system to build a monopoly than Amazon-founder Jeff Bezos.READ MORE


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“Trustbusting Is Making a Comeback”: Stacy Mitchell’s Keynote at the National Rural Grocery Summit:

"Trustbusting Is Making a Comeback": Stacy Mitchell's Keynote at the National Rural Grocery Summit:

Luke Gannon

June 22, 2022

ILSR Co-Director Stacy Mitchell gave a barnburner keynote address at the National Rural Grocery Summit, where she detailed how monopolistic corporations are squeezing independent businesses and farmers out of the market — and the antimonopoly comeback that is fighting to resurrect our antitrust laws.READ MORE


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Inflation: The True Monopoly Story

Inflation: The True Monopoly Story

Luke Gannon

August 25, 2022

On this episode of Building Local Power, Rakeen Mabud the Chief Economist at Groundwork Collaborative and Ron Knox, Senior Researcher and Writer at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, take us on a riveting journey exposing the story of inflation that most economists don't want to tell.READ MORE


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