Thus supermarket chains should be broken up because of the undue power they hold over suppliers.
Well, yes, but click through that link George supplies to the definition of a monopsony.
A single-payer health care system, in which the government is the only \”buyer\” of health care services, is an example of a monopsony.
So, whatever we do to the supermarkets because they\’re screwing over the suppliers we must also, in logic do, to the NHS. You know, like break it up, expose it to market forces.
As I\’ve said before, it\’s cute to watch George Monbiot meeting economic ideas. He never quite grasps the implications of them.