(00:00) Diana Moss of the American Antitrust Institute explains how the food industry’s consolidation is hurting competition and consumers. Furthermore, airline mergers have been colossal failures in areas of customer service, higher fares, airline profits, and fewer markets served. Why did the Department of Justice settle to allow the US Airways and American Airlines merger?
Guest: Diana Moss
Learn more at: American Antitrust Insititute
(45:00) People and voters across the country are demanding a higher minimum wage. The Federal government is unresponsive but communities are voting in higher minimum wages. Voters in Seatac in Washington state just approved a $15 minimum wag for its airport workers. Other cities are doing it, too. It’s good news.
Guest: Frank Emspak
Learn more at: Workers Independent News
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