The combined wealth of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, and Google’s Sergey Brin, and Larry Page is larger than the combined wealth of the bottom half of the AmericanContinue readingRobert Reich: Why We Need to Break Up Big Tech
Representing over 200,000 small and medium size businesses in 46 countries, Pacific Rim Business Council’s new partnership with Direct Global/Direct Co-ops and their exclusive e-commerce “group” buying platform will enableContinue readingDirect Global/Direct Co-ops and Pacific Rim Business Council sign exclusive e-commerce platform agreement.
Listen Now: https://ilsr.org/2020-election-blp-episode-72/ Host Chris Mitchell is joined by ILSR co-directors Stacy Mitchell and John Farrell as well as ILSR co-founder David Morris to discuss the 2020 election and policyContinue reading2020 Election: Policies that Can Tackle Corporate Concentration (Episode 72)
Our government is broken, and we have to fix it. RepresentUs board member Jennifer Lawrence and Director of RepresentUs Josh Silver, walks through three lines that show what’s wrong withContinue readingUnbreaking America: Solving the Corruption Crisis
New study reveals explosive growth of third-party sales, sales tax avoidance (Published on: https://civiceconomics.wordpress.com/2018/04/04/prime-numbers-amazon-and-american-communities/) A new report from the American Booksellers Association (ABA) and Civic Economics reveals the continuing —Continue readingPrime Numbers: Amazon and American Communities
The biggest economic story of our times isn’t about supply and demand. It’s about institutions and politics. It’s about power. The median annual earnings of full-time wage and salaried workersContinue readingRobert Reich: Everything You Need to Know About the New Economy
The 12 Biggest Myths about Raising Taxes on the Rich Some politicians are calling for higher taxes on the rich. Naturally, these proposals have unleashed a torrent of opposition –Continue readingRobert Reich: 12 Myths About Taxing the Rich
THE MONOPOLIZATION OF AMERICA: The Biggest Economic Problem You’re Hearing Almost Nothing About Not long ago I visited some farmers in Missouri whose profits are disappearing. Why? Monsanto alone ownsContinue readingRobert Reich: The Monopolization of America