Stacy Mitchell Explains How Amazon’s Dominance is More Visible During a Pandemic

Date: 1 May 2020 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s co-Director Stacy Mitchell joined Verge Editor-In-Chief Nilay Patel for an episode of The Vergecast, where she discussed Amazon’s dominance in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

As Amazon becomes more like an essential piece of infrastructure during the coronavirus pandemic, Nilay and Stacy discuss how Amazon’s monopoly power and poor labor record are becoming more conspicuous.

Listen to the full episode here.


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Zach Freed is a Research Associate with the Community-Scaled Economy Initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, where he researches and writes about antitrust and corporate power. Previously, he was a policy staffer for Rep. Keith Ellison.

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Stacy Mitchell is co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and directs its Independent Business Initiative, which produces research and designs policy to counter concentrated corporate power and strengthen local economies.

Zach Freed
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Zach Freed is a Research Associate with the Community-Scaled Economy Initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, where he researches and writes about antitrust and corporate power. Previously, he was a policy staffer for Rep. Keith Ellison.