“But the underlying concept—charging for the use of public assets that have been given away virtually for free—may be part of larger paradigm shift, as cities all over the world re-assess how they interact with the private sector.”
The idea of road user fees dates back to the 19th century; 21st-century ride-hailing may be its ideal use case.
Amazon is a monopoly. They will use their market power to put all competitors out of business. Once a they’re the only game in town, they will be free to charge whatever they want. Amazon should be broken up!
“By cutting prices on high-volume staples like bananas, eggs and ground beef in 470 Whole Foods stores, Amazon is signaling it will compete for that traffic. Even if it loses money, it hopes it can bring shoppers into stores, win their loyalty to the whole company and prompt them to spend more money, say former Amazon executives.”
Amazon.com will bring lower prices to its new Whole Foods division on Monday. It also will bring a new rule book, further pressuring an already struggling supermarket sector.
If the populist left doesn’t seize some power in the 2018 elections and gain a foothold, America is headed for a one party corporate state. The establishment Democrats are doing everything in their power to make sure that doesn’t happen
Laying the smack down on conservatives.