Access matters, and unequal access can have onerous consequences for those who can’t afford the fast lane.
America used to have antitrust laws that stopped corporations from monopolizing markets, and often broke up the biggest culprits. No longer. Now money and power is being entirely redistributed to the top.
Comcast spent $18.8 million on lobbying last year – among the top for U.S. corporations – and operates a giant revolving door with Washington, making it an already too-powerful communications giant.