Monopolized : life in the age of corporate power
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|Prince Rupert Library||338.8 Daye (Text)||33294002091411||Adult Non-Fiction||Volume hold||Checked out||2020-11-04|
- ISBN: 9781620975411
- ISBN: 1620975416
313 pages ; 24 cm
- Publisher: New York, New York : The New Press, 2020.
- Copyright: ©2020.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Monopolies are why people keep contracting deep vein thrombosis on long-haul flights -- Monopolies are why a farmer's daughter is crying behind the desk of a best western -- Monopolies are why hundreds of journalists became filmmakers, then back to writers, then unemployed -- Monopolies are why students sit in Starbucks parking lots at night to do their homework -- Monopolies are why teamsters stormed a podium to tell one another about their dead friends and relatives -- Monopolies among banks are why there are monopolies among every other economic sector -- Monopolies are why America can't build or run a single weapons system without assistance from China -- Monopolies are why a small business owner and his girlfriend had to get permission from Amazon to live together -- Monopolies are why hospitals can give patients prosthetic limbs and artificial hearts but not salt and water in a bag -- Monopolies are why a woman found her own home listed for rent on zillow -- Monopolies are why a family has only seen the top of their loved ones' head for the past two years -- Monopolies are why I traveled to Chicago and Tel Aviv to learn how to stop.|
|Summary, etc.:||"David Dayen explains how a narrow interpretation of the Sherman Act four decades ago spawned an age of unprecedented deregulation and corporate dominance... Dayen offers a riveting account of what it means to live in this period--and how we might resist this corporate hegemony."--Dust jacket flap.|
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