Today we’re discussing monopolies in the modern age. We’ll understand what a monopoly is, how they operate and why they are detrimental to a free and open market, yet they are a unique product of capitalism. We’ll take a brief look at the history of monopolies in American and how they’ve been handled before we look to the future with today’s monopolies and the complications inherent in regulating them.
Disney doing the right thing for a young man who wanted to help out victims of Hurricane Dorian while James Cameron comments on loosing the box office top spot. A review of the biggest let downs of the D23 Expo and Bob Iger steps down from the Apple board to avoid a conflict of interest. We say good bye to movie pass as it shuts it doors, Felicity Huffman as she shuffles off to prison and Eddie Money who succumbed to cancer. Then we’ll finish up with a couple of great Insightful Picks of the week.
In this weeks episode we introduce our new segment Disney Detective with news dedicated to the house the mouse built. We briefly discuss what is shaping up to be anything but a brief moving in Avengers End Game. We then do a deeper dive into Apples expansion into the entertainment industry with a series of services announced at this weeks keynote a their World Wide Developer Conference. Then we’ll finish up with two new Insightful picks of the week.