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Media Bits and Bytes - July 30, 2019

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Antitrust Probe; Dystopian Data Doc; Power, Privilege and Resistance; Mega Merger; CIA vs Journalists; Sanders and Corbyn Get the Short End; Silicon Valley Socialists

Antitrust in the New Gilded Age

Robert Reich Robert Reich's blog
Some argue that the broadband market already has been carved up into a cartel, so blocking the acquisition would do little to bring down prices. Washington should examine a larger question beyond whether the deal is good or bad for consumers: Is it good for our democracy? We haven’t needed to ask this question for more than a century because America hasn’t experienced the present concentration of economic wealth and power in more than a century.
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