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The man behind the curtain pulling all the levers isn’t a man—it’s a monopoly. And it controls your world.
Monopolies are bad. Bad for you. Bad for me. Bad for everyone except the monopoly owners. What’s a monopoly you say? A monopoly is the exclusive possession or control of the supply of or trade in a commodity or service. Sounds pretty wonky but it’s not.
In a letter from the White House, President Biden explains why it’s so important to get small...
Every small business owners and IBA leader should know how to spot antitrust business practices -...
AMIBA is excited to announce a new partnership with the Healthcare Safety Net, a solution for both...
Join the Institute for Local Self Reliance (ILSR) and small business leaders from across the...
The Local Leaders Roundtable met on February 11 for Local Hive: What’s succeeding and what...
The fat cats aren’t fat cats because they built a better mousetrap. They’re fat cats because they bought all the mice and made your mousetrap irrelevant.
Local business depends on free enterprise to thrive. But when free enterprise is choked by...
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Industry News Feed
Devastation for American small businesses. Federal relief funds ran out almost instantaneously. More may be on the way, but what can be done to save small business?
Downtown on the Farm, presented by Locally Owned Murfreesboro, is BYOB (Bring Your Own Blanket) in 2020, the nonprofit announced.
Southwest Capital Bank, Community 1st Bank Las Vegas (Community 1st Bank) and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) have provided $33,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to help a nonprofit foundation in Las Vegas, New Mexico, market the city to tourists.
A group pushing for more competitive markets is funneling more than $1 million into initiatives that promote stronger antitrust enforcement as U.S. regulators examine whether Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have too much power over commerce.
For local businesses in Portland, the future is bleak. Portland Buy Local recently surveyed our members and found that nearly 30 percent are considering permanently closing.
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