Is competitive cheerleading a monopoly?

Jan 31, 2020
From uniforms to competitions, Varsity Brands dominates the industry. "It's like John D. Rockefeller, but with more glitter," a writer says.
Netflix's new hit docuseries "Cheer."
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Senate subcommittee considers whether giant tech companies have too much power

Sep 18, 2019
Do giant tech companies require more oversight?
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An argument against Big Tech being so big

Nov 13, 2018
A former senior advisor to the FTC makes the case.
An Apple laptop sits on a podium with the Google logo during a Google special event in 2010 in San Francisco.
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How can workers fight wage stagnation? Be willing to switch jobs

Jul 25, 2018
One economist shares his theory about why wages might not be growing: companies are just too powerful right now.
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FCC vote could let companies that own lots of TV stations buy even more

Mar 30, 2017
The Federal Communications Commission cares a lot about who controls what you see on TV. Some companies that own dozens of TV stations have been blocked from merging or buying more, because the FCC limits how much of the audience…