Tag: monopoly

United Airlines, Monopoly/Oligopoly, The Natural Laws of Capitalism

The recent incident in which United Airlines used the Chicago Police Department to enforce its corporate policies has already roused plenty of comments. Many have focused on the clumsiness, even callousness of the policy and its later justifications by senior…

Internet Service in Hudson and the Surrounding Area – more about Mid-Hudson Cable

This offer from Mid-Hudson Cable showed up today in a bank statement from The Bank of Greene County. Mid-Hudson always gets my¬†attention¬†but almost never for good reasons. This ad is a continuation of their finger in your eye approach to…

Internet Service, the New York Times and Choice in the World of Mono-Duo-poly Capitalism

What Planet is the Times Orbiting? Today’s New York Times editorial page included a piece titled “How Fast Is Your Broadband?“. It provides a reasonable review of the sad performance of the Internet service providers in the US. It is…