The firing of the anti-monopolist Barry Lynn at the behest of Google has brought the topic of tech monopolies into the political limelight in the US. This is a long read, but provides an insight into Lynn’s work and those pushing back. The question is, why is this hardly a topic in Europe? In the EU illegal cartels have become endemic and de facto tolerated by the EU, having to fear only minor fines in comparison to their transgression, thus translating into trans-European monopolies.
The burning question going into the Glasgow climate summit is whether major economies can, by 2050, reduce emissions enough to deliver a carbon neutral world in which humanity no longer adds planet-warming gases to the […]
From The Guardian The word Neoliberalism has become a rhetorical weapon, but it properly names the reigning ideology of our era – one that venerates the logic of the market and strips away the things […]
Germany’s biggest residential landlords declined on concern that the City of Berlin will freeze rents in the capital for five years in response to a surge in housing costs. Read here Photo by Roland Hoppe […]