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.
Comcast: the monopoly to end all monopolies. Prepare to be assimilated... with AP Ticker.
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.
Detroit’s bondholder-friendly, worker/retiree-unfriendly bankruptcy tells the story of an economy where the priorities are completely screwed up.
The final episode of this series explores what happens when oil becomes more and more inaccessible, while at the same time, new powers like China and India try to fulfill their growing energy needs.
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 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
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.
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.
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
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