Category Archives: Regulations and regulators

Warren’s Antitrust Proposal: Should We Break Up Big Tech, or Just Regulate It Better?

While it is gratifying to see Senator and presidential contender Elizabeth Warren focusing on antitrust and the abuse of monopoly power, her $25 billlion fix looks too simplistic.

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Bill Black: Tom Friedman Just Noticed that the UK “Has Gone Mad”

Bill Black uses Tom Friedman’s recognition just this week that Brexit is a mess as the foundation of a detailed takedown of Friedman’s propaganda, um, views.

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Bank Regulation Can’t Be Heads Banks Win, Tails Taxpayers Lose

At a G20 preparatory meeting, an INET panel analyzed how governments can prevent banks from exploiting taxpayer-funded bailout guarantees. The panelists didn’t mince words.

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Taxcast: Mainstream Media Misrepresentations of the Financial Crash

This month’s Taxcast discusses misleading reporting from the mainstream media on the financial crisis: it was overloaded with finance ‘experts’, fed us all sorts of misunderstandings about the financial crash, sold us the austerity narrative, and omitted alternative solutions.

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