cassie's blog

Is Amazon a Monopoly?

Our economy is a product of policy, and likewise, the emergence of the Big 4 (Amazon, Google, Facebook, Apple) is not just a product of technology, but of the laws in place that allow the kind of unprecedented growth, market dominance and control that we see today. There is a difference between technology changing an industry, and a few people seizing control of large, centralized power. That power comes from policy, not from technology. 

Is Amazon a Monopoly?

Our economy is a product of policy, and likewise, the emergence of the Big 4 (Amazon, Google, Facebook, Apple) is not just a product of technology, but of the laws in place that allow the kind of unprecedented growth, market dominance and control that we see today. There is a difference between technology changing an industry, and a few people seizing control of large, centralized power. That power comes from policy, not from technology. Amazon is a monopoly.

Woman of The Year Nomination

I'm so grateful to my staff for nominating me for the Bend Chamber Woman of the Year. Launching and building Roundabout Books has truly been a labor of love, and having this "little project" as part of my life has meant more than anything. You can read more about the nomination here.  

Cassie Clemans nominated Bend Chamber Woman of the Year

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