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How Corporate Giants Are Dominating Online Commerce

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You can post just about anything you want on the internet, but when it comes to e-commerce, the online world is dominated by a few major players.

On Wednesday's Up to Date, we examine the corporate giants that control the online marketplace and discuss how consumers might revolt against their monopolies.

Guest: 

  • Robert McChesney, author of Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy

​HEAR MORE: Robert McChesney speaks at 10 a.m. April 6 at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church in Kansas City, Mo. For more information, click here.

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When I host Up To Date each morning at 9 a.m., my aim is to engage the community in conversations about the Kansas City area’s challenges, hopes and opportunities. I try to ask the questions that listeners want answered about the day’s most pressing issues and provide a place for residents to engage directly with newsmakers. My email is steve@kcur.org.