New Report: Walmart’s Monopolization of Local Grocery Markets

Date: 26 Jun 2019 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In 43 metropolitan areas and 160 smaller markets, Walmart controls 50 percent or more of the local grocery market. No other corporation in history has ever amassed this degree of control over the U.S. food system. Our findings provide a stark illustration of the failings of contemporary antitrust policy.… Read More

Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj Features ILSR Broadband Maps and Research

Date: 19 Jun 2019 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Hasan Minhaj explains how monopoly Internet Service Providers are keeping millions of Americans from quality Internet on his weekly Netflix show Patriot Act. Minhaj, citing our Profiles of Monopoly report, points to monopoly broadband providers as one of the main reasons for slow speeds, poor service, and uneven access. … Read More

Power Plant Securitization: Coming to a State Capitol Near You

Date: 13 May 2019 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

As clean energy advocates urge retirement of fossil fuel power plants, securitization has become a billion-dollar word with huge implications for who will pay for and who will own the clean energy future. So, what is securitization, and how does it play a role in a clean energy transition?… Read More

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