How corporate megamergers are crushing US workers and consumers
MSN - 11/14/2015
This undermining of competition has severely negative effects for consumers and workers. Large outsourcing firms can dominate the H-1B visa program, preventing startups from a crack at skilled workers and driving well-paying jobs overseas. Prices rise when monopolies go unchecked, as groundbreaking research by Northeastern University’s John Kwoka has shown. This also affects quality of service: Why should United Airlines or Comcast or AT&T bother to deliver a good product if consumers have no real alternative?