ILSR’s Building Local Power podcast offers thought-provoking conversations and new ideas for breaking the hold of corporate monopolies and expanding the power of communities to chart their own future. In this miniseries, we return to our archive and share highlights from some of our most insightful conversations.
Episode 121: Is Amazon Picking Winners and Losers Among America’s Cities
Award-winning journalist Alec MacGillis, and author of Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One Click America, discusses how economic concentration leads to regional disparity. With Amazon’s help, Americans have turned to a “one click lifestyle,” putting us at risk of losing human connection and engagement with our local communities.
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