Axios Finally Figures Out Corporations ARE Gouging Consumers For Profits

The idea that corporate thirst for profits drives up inflation, aka “greedflation” — once dismissed as a fringe theory — is now being taken more seriously by economists, policymakers and the business press.
Though inflation is starting to come down, it still remains well above the Fed’s target level of 2%, and understanding what’s causing inflation is key to combatting it — now and the next time.
The idea that profits drove our current bout of inflation surfaced in the last few years among progressive economists and lawmakers but was waved away by more mainstream types as a “conspiracy theory.” That changed earlier this year.

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