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Hi. I work at the American Economic Liberties Project. Also, I wrote the book Goliath, and I write a monopoly-focused newsletter BIG: https://t.co/ZIPlU6qcF7

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Goldman Sachs, With Big Earnings Jump, Is Having a Profitable Pandemic https://t.co/Ok0mFSXCmm
Retweeted by Matt StollerTrump antagonists should be pleased to learn that that if Trump is not impeached, it will be because preserving the… https://t.co/IF2DI7Y824
Retweeted by Matt StollerAnd the Biden administration is off and running. Ex Steelworker official Jim Frederick to be acting head of #OSHA.… https://t.co/1yrkB85v8u
Retweeted by Matt Stoller @stefdvb Yes!Finally reading ⁦@matthewstoller⁩ book Goliath. We like it very much. https://t.co/ceOEocSjHL
Retweeted by Matt Stoller"Senators on Tuesday didn’t ask Mr. Blinken about his tenure at WestExec Advisors LLC, the national-security consul… https://t.co/vszWMSfdpnThere was a piece by an economist written over the past year or two that I'm trying to remember. It had to do with… https://t.co/ogjdH5lX8W @M_C_Klein @EricDiviney Thanks. That's not it. It was more recent and involves overstating productivity in technology.
1/20
2021
Jan 11th: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg tried to deflect Facebook’s role. Jan 19th: federal conspiracy charges file… https://t.co/JgdhLb1TmM
Retweeted by Matt Stoller @M_C_Klein Price spikes did actually happen with PPE and there are lots of items in shortage. Imagine what dependen… https://t.co/MW0QYGkdfS @EricDiviney @M_C_Klein There's an article I'm trying to find, but I can't. It's basically about how the U.S. manuf… https://t.co/SNekKCEMsu @M_C_Klein What do you mean it "didn't work"? Seems like three years of skyrocketing prices suggests that China's d… https://t.co/Or4esAsoboJoe Biden went McKinsey for Defense Department. His Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Policy is… https://t.co/EDPMfHgJqf @mrbrnn Yes, interest rates are policy if you also choose credit controls and price controls. @M_C_Klein Again, not right. You're handwaving away the problem as national security when it's much broader. If the… https://t.co/CB55qJEEZk @M_C_Klein If the Chinese decided not to sell PPE earlier this year prices would have skyrocketed. Multiply that by… https://t.co/pD10aUc9Q2 @M_C_Klein Yes, if the China were different then trade with China would be different. I'm not sure how this makes a… https://t.co/iSrwttcNah @TheStalwart I'm not sure what you mean.The prosecution of Assange is a direct threat to a free press & freedom of speech for every American. I urge Presi… https://t.co/rz8Cv7Eifx
Retweeted by Matt Stoller"Vilsack said he will pursue anti-trust litigation in conjunction with the Justice Department." https://t.co/cPB9TOfZFC
Retweeted by Matt StollerNo one is crying that suing over "intentional infliction of emotional distress" is censorship. Like defamation, suc… https://t.co/uzHYFkzVpAFox News had to pay millions to Seth Rich's family for lying about his murder. The claim was "intentional inflictio… https://t.co/jYevdKKrkE @megangrA Which R quits?Ok, this is funny. https://t.co/7mmgXLxiiZTrump Antitrust chief Makan Delrahim announcing he has views on how antitrust laws need to be much much stronger on… https://t.co/3GYAHrpoW5this is clearly not a progressives-only thing. Senior Republican member of antitrust subcommittee 👇 https://t.co/6RSrBj7f3e
Retweeted by Matt StollerThis is one of the key Republicans on the House Antitrust Subcommittee. The Biden administration will have trouble… https://t.co/rnNY0fVop6Joe Biden should not be appointing someone who worked for Google and Amazon to lead the Antitrust Division. This… https://t.co/OnNltbiBkp
Retweeted by Matt Stoller @Steinernomics Supply chains don't move instantly. The chaos of uprooting them will cause inflation, shortages, and… https://t.co/mnzqvZ69EyBREAKING Incoming @SEC_News chief Gary Gensler already signaling his enforcement agenda will include heightened scr… https://t.co/whVRMedHL0
Retweeted by Matt Stoller @Steinernomics You're misreading me. I'm not talking about interest rates, I'm talking about physical things. The F… https://t.co/ffZmuCGMAVIs there a single "think tank" in Brussels that does not get money from Google or Facebook or Amazon or Apple or Mi… https://t.co/qRjyVtbK8M
Retweeted by Matt StollerWe need more integration of macro thinking with underlying production knowledge. The reason deficit spending works… https://t.co/F5LI3fT13QGood for Joe Biden. @lhfang wrote about this gross practice of people getting massive bonuses from their politicall… https://t.co/2icUTcvUjJEnding the golden parachute for government service is very good. I've written a lot about that issue in the past. https://t.co/DXROCUVS2M
Retweeted by Matt StollerIt's funny to watch Chicago School libertarian @RichardAEpstein tie himself into knots over censorship of Trump and… https://t.co/i0gdfTcwe7Cool, the due process methodology of getting thousands of people to RT angry complaints to our censorship overlords… https://t.co/mIYAasQJW7Trump Federal Trade Commission Chair @JoeSimonsFTC resigns. Interesting question - if Chopra leaves to the Consumer… https://t.co/ZUGLsKHRWqNo one cried 'censorship' when the American Thinker was forced to retract a claim on voting machines due to a defam… https://t.co/mU6Ik0toOX"Instead of marginalizing the violent cranks who exist in every society, social media over the past decade has turn… https://t.co/42myvgbfJ1
Retweeted by Matt StollerSo Trump's antitrust chief backs bright line rules for mergers and significant changes to burdens of proof. We're a… https://t.co/M3zUfJ8U74 @_CLancellotti @RepJayapal Yes, you are the only one."We also encourage President-elect Biden to appoint a successor to Commissioner Chopra at the Federal Trade Commiss… https://t.co/rJdGvO8lWiPolitical polarization isn't that different than gang violence. Human beings are human beings, and social media mon… https://t.co/M5hx2eLyQhIn 2018, Chicago crime researchers noted that social media was amplifying gang violence. Tech monopolies tried to s… https://t.co/EbpaBMcfT6"One consequence of Google, Facebook, and Twitter’s main business is to act as a radicalization engine. They do thi… https://t.co/NAhuIUW5ts
Retweeted by Matt StollerOne very simple fix to our current political crisis is to take the profit out of political violence. https://t.co/ErQgQWm9gAElizabeth Warren way wield significant influence on Biden's econ team. One of her former top aides, @JulieBSiegel,… https://t.co/RYyS1ShDLr
Retweeted by Matt StollerHow is this still happening? https://t.co/1rZ9CY4V0X @moetkacik Wtf how did I not know of this song(4/4) Biden promised to have our back. And the positions he’s filling are meant to do that. If Biden wants to make… https://t.co/EXsSdyPw1c
Retweeted by Matt Stoller(3/4) Amazon’s monopoly power allows it to mistreat workers like us. No corporation should have as much power as Am… https://t.co/OO8LoMs1h3
Retweeted by Matt Stoller(2/4) I’m alarmed that Biden’s @transition46 team is thinking about nominating a lawyer for Amazon to enforce laws… https://t.co/Cna2YF4g5B
Retweeted by Matt Stoller(1/4) I work in an Amazon warehouse. My coworkers have been fired for speaking up about unsafe working conditions.… https://t.co/cQWzTrxc5d
Retweeted by Matt StollerAmazon warehouse worker holding Biden’s feet to the fire! We cannot have more of the same—no more corporate democr… https://t.co/TIT1KzZtIl
Retweeted by Matt StollerJust take 5 minutes and listen to this with an open mind. It’s about way more than advocating a pardon for Assange.… https://t.co/vYFaI8xS6l
Retweeted by Matt StollerNew review just published online in the Marx and Philosophy Review of Books: Hans G Despain on Matt Stoller's Goli… https://t.co/uWKBOEaoER
Retweeted by Matt Stoller @MaxFriedmanCT @Proxy_Tank They did exactly do this in 2001. https://t.co/0yTZKwda31 @McResistor Yes, they are doing exactly what they did in 2001 in the same circumstance.This is great news. https://t.co/EPYNebSCaJ
Retweeted by Matt StollerStanding up for workers, small biz & communities means grappling w/ America's concentration crisis. The Biden adm… https://t.co/BmrTMkAFvq
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1/19
2021
@johncusack We'll see. They haven't made the nominations yet.The problem with the War on Terror isn't in fact that it was focused on the wrong Terror.I guess that's one possible lesson from Guantanamo. https://t.co/ewtV7dgKnJYou can go to https://t.co/CgU2LAsBwH and immediately see that the service is not back online. And yet this tweet h… https://t.co/xvPZs4k5uhOn these potential antitrust picks, Renata Hesse is bad but Juan Arteaga is lowkey pretty awful as well… https://t.co/T8OgJ1LTzo
Retweeted by Matt StollerBig Tech Critics Alarmed at Direction of Biden Antitrust Personnel - https://t.co/b2Igs5Nzx7 https://t.co/1uZLKQv9Ne
Retweeted by Matt StollerThe media's addiction to wave after wave of hysteria seems to have gotten worse in the last few years.
Retweeted by Matt StollerThe DOJ is responsible for protecting Medicare and Medicaid from antitrust violations. How's it doing? It's file… https://t.co/6yomybGOyh
Retweeted by Matt StollerGood state of play on the Biden antitrust agencies by @ddayen. Unclear what the final outcomes will be, but it's lo… https://t.co/UMPXBGLslMA left journalism outlet is having its straightforward, hard-news reporting removed by YouTube. It's as tho power… https://t.co/RIfopTtJ4b
Retweeted by Matt Stoller @PharmaCheats ExplainI’m shocked just shocked there’s gambling going on here https://t.co/Ul78RJxRkB @froomkin Alas I wanted him for the FTC not cfpbThis isn’t a first amendment issue because YouTube is a private company and so it has the right to Zzzzz.... https://t.co/1As9sURZXoUseful framing. https://t.co/Veqq9tU4FaThe Defense Department is now also pointing out that Wall Street is a huge national security problem, as is what th… https://t.co/LUmp2xyiQg“The number of cases where there is just one – often fragile – supplier is staggering. This is a deterioration from… https://t.co/fkah5wV9eBPentagon is warning of a serious monopoly crisis in its supply chain. https://t.co/X4B6Z0wb3PJoe Biden is going to be a much better President than Obama was. This is a relative comparison. https://t.co/ZlUN6jrrgAAlleged collusion between the digital ad “duopoly” (Google and Facebook) which falls under the section of antitrust… https://t.co/uGxGmW7E0D
Retweeted by Matt Stoller"The only pardon [Bill Barr] made an effort to preemptively stop was for Edward Snowden." https://t.co/WKyS4qvJ2v
Retweeted by Matt StollerIt’s official ⁦@chopraftc⁩ to lead CFPB This removes one of the FTC’s most vocal critics of Facebook and other tec… https://t.co/9uq2QaAV5O
Retweeted by Matt Stoller @TedGrunewald @felixsalmon That is more a statement on the amazing location, not the architecture. @felixsalmon MatherIf you want to know why Rohit Chopra leaving the the FTC to run the consumer finance agency is problematic for anti… https://t.co/Af36xnOq8eThis is very good for consumer finance, but as an antitrust person, I'm panicking because he's leaving the FTC. Cho… https://t.co/sZbLiytec6Let me put this another way: with Chopra out of the FTC equation and rumored frontrunners for DOJ antitrust having… https://t.co/UOdQxJZdIy
Retweeted by Matt Stoller @felixsalmon I lived in a brutalist dorm in college. It seemed to me to be about ugly depressing concrete.“The arsenal of democracy is dying” https://t.co/aUwjGAx3Ce
Retweeted by Matt StollerSoviet America. https://t.co/EIPBwNYzHg https://t.co/fjCaOeg1sy“Our economic structure has begun to resemble a communist or fascist system, both of which by necessity demand cent… https://t.co/Qn46o6VIoU @ratemyskyperoom @noUpside Spotted: THE BOX: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Econ… https://t.co/dVdfzB4xWm
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1/18
2021
“The word ‘antitrust’ is mentioned no less than 20 times" throughout the agreement, the draft complaint said. https://t.co/XahctugQ4sI saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by retweets.Facebook didn't create gang violence, but it accelerated it. Social media gamifies human interactions, and by doing… https://t.co/6rrN6D8rvsNew: We mapped one part of an online phenomenon, which is when people go from normal poster to radical influencer a… https://t.co/yAuxm3JJ04
Retweeted by Matt StollerExtraordinarily good reporting that brings to life, with clear examples, something I've seen as a scientist: social… https://t.co/QMgzGmCzMO
Retweeted by Matt StollerI'll also note that the problem was amplified by big tech, but was a problem because of media deregulation in the 1… https://t.co/M0bAPBZSLpOh, and if you think that weaponizing cable systems to not carry conservative channels won't backfire, the story bl… https://t.co/kOS0z5Er5l
1/17
2021

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