A brewer details the struggles faced by smaller breweries in a consolidated beer industry, and highlights the importance of creativity, community, and empowerment.… Read More
Inflation in the grocery sector is a cover story for monopoly power, Stacy Mitchell explains on the Capitol Forum podcast. The real cost of groceries can be traced to Walmart’s predatory tactics and failed antitrust enforcement. … Read More
This virtual event featured Federal Trade Commissioner Alvaro Bedoya alongside community leaders, independent grocers, and advocates—to examine the ways these dominant retailers exert their power, how community leaders are fighting back, and what federal leaders must do to cultivate fairness in our food system.
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In an hour-long conversation with Arthur Phillips of MECEP, Stacy Mitchell talked about how concentrated corporate power has impacted Maine communities and what state leaders can do about it.… Read More
Stacy Mitchell spoke at “Rethinking Globalization, Intermediation, and Efficiency,” on exploring new paradigms for a post-neoliberal world. Community, Stacy argued, is the foundational basis for this paradigm shift.… Read More
Stacy Mitchell explains on Pitchfork Economics how for the last forty years, merging companies have convinced regulatory agencies that their merger will be better for customers — most often pledging that it will lower prices. Stacy argues that the company’s statement promising to pass savings on to consumers is blatantly false.… Read More
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and FTC Commissioner Alvaro Bedoya gave keynotes at the forum, which featured panel discussions by workers, small business owners, and others on the frontlines fighting for antimonopoly reform in Minnesota and nationally.… Read More