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Will Santa Sleigh the Monopolies? (Episode 62)

Chris Mitchell is joined by ILSR Co-Directors Stacy Mitchell and John Farrell for a year in review. They discuss developments in the movement against corporate concentration, Amazon’s stranglehold on the economy, batteries as a game changer in the energy world, and more. … Read More

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December 27, 2018

How Phoenix Became an Unlikely Champion of Local Business (Episode 60)

We talk with Kimber Lanning, founder of Local First Arizona, about her organization’s pioneering work to strengthen Arizona’s entrepreneurs and its local economy. … Read More

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November 29, 2018

On WNYC’s On the Media, Stacy Mitchell Talks Antitrust’s Past and Future

ILSR’s Stacy Mitchell appeared as a guest on the WNYC radio program On The Media for a segment entitled “Making America Antitrust Again.” Stacy talked with host Brooke Gladstone about our country’s history of breaking up big corporations, the rise of Amazon, and where our growing anti-monopoly movement is headed.… Read More

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November 21, 2018

Watch: Panel Discussion on What to Do About Amazon

ILSR’s Stacy Mitchell recently spoke on a panel focused on how to rein in Amazon’s monopoly power, hosted by the George Washington Institute of Public Policy.… Read More

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Running for Congress on an Anti-Monopoly Platform (Episode 53)

Host Stacy Mitchell is joined by Austin Frerick, former Iowa congressional candidate, to discuss election campaigns that focus on challenging concentrated power. … Read More

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August 23, 2018

Want to Strengthen Independent Businesses? Use These Policies (Episode 51)

Host Nick Stumo-Langer is joined by researchers Stacy Mitchell and Olivia LaVecchia to discuss their new guide to policy tools that strengthen independent businesses. … Read More

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July 26, 2018

Listen: ILSR’s Stacy Mitchell Talks Amazon and Antitrust on “The Majority Report” with Sam Seder

ILSR’s Stacy Mitchell recently joined host Sam Seder to talk Amazon and monopoly power on the popular podcast, “The Majority Report.” Sparked by Stacy’s recent cover story on Amazon in The Nation, Stacy and Sam’s conversation covers Amazon’s role as an infrastructure company, the dramatic shift that occurred in U.S. antitrust policy, and six proposals to rein in today’s monopolies.… Read More

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May 11, 2018

Listen: How Amazon Swallowed the Economy on “This Is Hell”

ILSR’s Stacy Mitchell is the guest on the March 24 episode of “This Is Hell,” a longform interview podcast from Chicago’s WNUR. In the episode, “No competition: How Amazon swallowed the economy,” Stacy talks competition, platforms, and Amazon with host Chuck Mertz.… Read More

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April 3, 2018

Why Aren’t Wages Rising? The Answer Sounds a Lot Like Monopoly (Episode 42)

Marshall Steinbaum, a labor economist and research director at the Roosevelt Institute, sits down with Stacy Mitchell to discuss what is keeping American’s wages low and the prevalence of monopsony in our economy.… Read More

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March 22, 2018

Brendan Greeley on Why We Need a Pro-Competition Political Party (Episode 40)

Economics writer Brendan Greeley joins Stacy Mitchell and Christopher Mitchell to discuss what we all get wrong when we talk about economic indicators and how he’s working to change that.… Read More

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February 23, 2018

Want Your City to Prosper? Then Forget Everything You Think You Know about Economic Growth (Episode 37)

In this episode of ILSR’s Building Local Power podcast, Chuck Marohn of Strong Towns sits down with Stacy Mitchell to discuss why the conventional wisdom about economic growth often leads communities down a dark path of decay. … Read More

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January 11, 2018

Listen: Stacy Mitchell on “We the Podcast” with Rep. Keith Ellison and Lina Khan

Taking on Amazon. It’s a big subject. But in this episode of Rep. Keith Ellison’s podcast, “We the People,” ILSR’s Stacy Mitchell and Lina Khan of Open Markets join Rep. Ellison to talk about how to do just that — and why we need to. … Read More

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December 19, 2017

Watch: Stacy Mitchell on Amazon’s Stealth Invasion

In this talk, Stacy Mitchell discusses the findings of ILSR’s groundbreaking report on Amazon, and what the company’s growing dominance means for small businesses, jobs, and communities.… Read More


December 18, 2017

Watch San Francisco’s AnMarie Rodgers on How the City’s Formula Business Policy Works

In this 30-minute talk, AnMarie Rodgers, Senior Policy Advisor in the City of San Francisco Planning Department, breaks down the nuts-and-bolts of San Francisco’s pioneering formula business ordinance. She talks about how the city implemented the policy, how it works and how well it works — and what advice she has for other cities that want to do it too.… Read More

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December 5, 2017

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