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The Collapse of Small Business: An American Dystopia

Corporate consolidation is squeezing our economy

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Back in 2005, comedian George Carlin gave a ruthlessly cynical take on big business in America. To an audience of mostly regular workers, he said:

You have owners. They own you. They own everything. They got you by the balls.




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