Mon, 15 March 2021
2544 - Competition is Killing Us & How to Stop Big Business from Harming the World w/ Michelle Meagher
Sam and Emma host Michelle Meagher, Senior Policy Fellow at the Centre for Law, Economics and Society at University College London, to discuss her new book Competition is Killing Us: How Big Business is Harming Our Society and Planet - and What To Do About It. Sam, Emma, and Michelle begin their conversation with how Michelle came to have an existential awakening while working in antitrust at a multinational law firm. The interview continues with Meagher laying out the myths of the free market including how multinational corporations operate independently of their shareholders as well as how governments make winners and losers with policy decisions.
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