Monopoly

Exelon-Pepco Merger - A Monopoly To Subsidize Nuclear Plants

Exelon-Pepco Merger - A Monopoly To Subsidize Nuclear Plants

If the Exelon-Pepco merger is approved by DC, Maryland and Delaware, the utility giant would force its new customer base to bail out its failing investments in expensive nuclear power. The merger will raise our bills, stifle clean energy competitors, and potentially complicate pensions and benefits that Pepco retirees have earned.
Founder: Comcast Is 'Obsessed With Growth'

Founder: Comcast Is 'Obsessed With Growth'

With the announced merger between Comcast and Time Warner drawing the ire of cable consumer activists, it’s worth noting the surprisingly candid words of a Comcast founder just months before the announcement.

An Economy Working Only For A Few

Detroit’s bondholder-friendly, worker/retiree-unfriendly bankruptcy tells the story of an economy where the priorities are completely screwed up.

Comcast/NBC Merger Weakened U.S. Telecom Consumers

This is from "Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age", a book by Susan Crawford, a former adviser to Obama on science, technology and innovation issues. In this excerpt, she homes in on the monopoly extended

FCC Tries To Quietly Hand Rupert Murdoch A Media Monopoly

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is trying to change the agency’s ownership rules to pave the way for Murdoch to get control of the newspapers in the same cities where he already owns TV stations. Even more disturbing, Genachowski and Murdoch

American Bridge Super Pac Releases Brutal Ohio TV Ad

The Democratic research super PAC American Bridge is going up with its first ads of the cycle, buying time in the Toledo area -- the Northwestern area of Ohio where the auto bailout has benefited President Obama -- to hit Mitt Romney with an ad based on the Monopoly board game.

Bank Of America Monopoly: Home Foreclosure Edition

This was an awesome action on the part of Occupy Detroit. It was so perfect, Bank of America security and staff didn't interrupt them as they played out a live "Monopoly" game in the middle of the bank and there were absolutely no arrests.

C&L's Late Night Music Club With Mary Wells

Today in 1964, this Smokey Robinson-penned song became Motown's first number one hit and broke up the Beatles' monopoly of the first 5 positions on the charts. Last week it was songs about girls, tonight I want to hear your favorite songs about