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The menace of the monopolies.

Martin Jacques

The menace of the monopolies.

by Martin Jacques

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Published by Communist Party of Great Britain in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Monopolies -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesA Communist Party pamphlet
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2848 .J3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination19 p.
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4368799M
      ISBN 100900302143
      LC Control Number78507820
      OCLC/WorldCa100004

      Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy Hardcover – Ap by Jonathan Taplin. (Little, Brown and Co) ;Antitrust Law in the New Economy: Google, Yelp, LIBOR, and the Control of Information Hardcover – February 1, by Mark R. Patterson (Harvard University Press). Tim Wu’s book “The Master Switch” proposes a “Separations Principle” that would include forced breakups of monopolies, but only in information : Nicholas Lemann.

        This episode of Lenin in Five minutes looks at Lenin's theory of imperialism and how it may be relevant today. Help the project grow by becoming a Patron: ht. The book also addresses a few more complicated situations. There are ways humankind could fail to realize its potential even without being destroyed. For example, if it got trapped in some kind of dystopia that it was impossible to escape. Or if it lost so many of its values that we no longer recognized it .

      Book VIII Chapter 3 All taxes upon manufactures, commerce, capital, or improvements, Of the several kinds of taxes which do not check production, by far the greatest are taxes upon mo-nopolies, for to tax monopoly profits is simply to divert to the public what production must in any event pay. tend to reduce the production of wealth, and should. thrift and depresses energy.2 Such power can become a menace - both an industrial and a Monopolies Inquiry Commission, appointed to inquire into the extent of the monopoly As the MRTP Act has been on the statute book for more than two decades now, several.


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