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Justin Stofferahn

Justin Stofferahn

Justin Stofferahn lives in White Bear Township and is a public affairs professional who has worked on a variety of tax and economic development issues and is a member of the Minnesota Main Street Alliance leadership team.

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Danny Lundell (left) discusses consolidation in agriculture with Jonathan Kanter, assistant attorney general for the antitrust division in the U.S. Department of Justice, at Lundell Family Farms in Cannon Falls on Oct. 24, 2023. Photo by Madison McVan/Minnesota Reformer.

It’s not the vibes giving us a sour economic mood; it’s the monopolists

By: - February 6, 2024

In recent months a lot of economic commentators have been flabbergasted that despite low unemployment, steady job growth and easing inflation, the public mood about the economy remains dour. Pundits have blamed social media, partisanship and negative media headlines. But what if our headline economic data simply fails to tell a complete story? Dig a […]