BIG by Matt Stoller

Matt Stoller
The history and politics of monopoly power.
Created 17 Jun 2019
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  • Cryptocurrencies: A Necessary Scam?
    07 Dec 2021about 8 hours ago • 6 min read • 2 7
    Welcome to BIG, a newsletter on the politics of monopoly power. If you’d like to sign up to receive issues over email, you can do so here. For a few years, I’ve been thinking about why social movement...
  • FTC Sues to Block Nvidia-ARM Merger
    02 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 11 4
    Welcome to BIG, a newsletter on the politics of monopoly power. If you’d like to sign up to receive issues over email, you can do so here. FTC Chair Lina Khan Back in February, I wrote up the proposed...
  • Antitrust Enforcers to Take on Big Business and Shortage Profiteering
    02 Dec 2021 • 12 min read • 39 8
    Welcome to BIG, a newsletter about the politics of monopoly. If you’d like to sign up, you can do so here. Or just read on… It’s become clear to most of us that there is something deeply wrong with ou...
  • Lucid-Cint: Is there a Rollup in Survey Research Technology?
    30 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 6 3
    The easiest time to structure a market is in its early stages, usually when there’s a technological inflection point. Standard Oil, for instance, didn’t try to monopolize the whale oil market, but too...
  • Why We Can't Make the President a Working Helicopter?
    23 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 10 2
    2015: Lockheed Martin completed its $9 billion acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft on Friday, replacing United Technologies as the American helicopter maker’s parent company. "Today we are proud to welco...
  • Big Business Declares War on Lina Khan
    21 Nov 2021 • 15 min read • 45 28
    Hi, Welcome to BIG, a newsletter about the politics of monopoly. If you’d like to sign up, you can do so here. Or just read on… Today I’m writing about the nascent and increasingly important counter-a...
  • Open Thread
    20 Nov 2021 18 84
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  • Too Big to Sail: How a Legal Revolution Clogged Our Ports
    13 Nov 2021 • 20 min read • 73 35
    Welcome to BIG, a newsletter about the politics of monopoly. If you’d like to sign up, you can do so here. Or just read on… Today I’m writing about supply chain disruptions at the ports, and the Bill ...
  • Pharmacists and the Picket Line
    10 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 23 7
    On November 15th, 30,000 health care workers say they will strike against hospital, clinic and health insurance goliath Kaiser Permanente. This labor action is occurring in response to the firm’s deci...
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