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Travelers check in at the United Airlines ticket counter at Terminal 1 in O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
Travelers check in at the United Airlines ticket counter at Terminal 1 in O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)

Reguly: Let’s hope United Airlines fiasco inspires some oligopoly busting Add to ...

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I hope David Dao, the 69-year-old doctor dragged off the United Airlines flight screaming and bleeding, his nose and teeth smashed, will win millions in compensation – he is planning to sue the company.

I also hope his case unleashes a Peoples’ Spring against the choice-denying oligopolies that are smothering consumers in the United States and elsewhere in the wealthy world.

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