Host Stacy Mitchell is joined by Matt Stoller, fellow at the Open Markets Institute, for a conversation about Matt’s new book Goliath: The 100 Year War Between Monopoly Power and Democracy. (Institute for Local Self-Reliance)
Matt Stoller on Fighting Monopoly Power and Why Obama Was Actually Bad (podcast)
An NBA executive’s tweet supporting protests in Hong Kong has exposed how vulnerable the biggest American companies are to China. (“Today, Explained” from Vox)
Uber hits the stock market Friday. Its value may reach 90 billion dollars, But its ultimate market value could face headwinds with the populist movement rising in America.
Summary courtesy of WNYC:
“Faced with political pressure and negative press, Facebook has vowed to increase its transparency when it comes to political advertising. According to founder Mark Zuckberg, the decision is based on his and his company’s sincere commitment to democratic values and democracy itself.