FTC and 17 states sue Amazon over claims of monopolistic conduct with online retail
The Federal Trade Commission and 17 state attorneys general are suing Amazon, claiming that the Seattle-headquartered tech and retail giant is engaging in monopolistic and uncompetitive practices. Washington is not among the states joining the lawsuit, which the FTC announced on Tuesday. Amazon’s actions violate the law not because it is a massive enterprise, according […]
Corporate consolidation is hurting Americans. Now is the time to rein it in.
This article first appeared in the Minnesota Reformer. Just weeks after Sanford Health and Fairview Health Services called off a mega-merger that would have remade Minnesota’s healthcare system, Cleveland-Cliffs announced its interest in acquiring U.S. Steel, a combination that would remake Minnesota’s Iron Range. The relentless pace of merger news is no anomaly though. In 2021 merger activity set […]