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Alex Triantaphyllis

Director of Immigration and Economic Opportunity, BakerRipley

Alex Triantaphyllis was a Democratic candidate in 2018 for Texas’ 7th Congressional District. He is a native Houstonian, the founder of the nonprofit Partnership for the Advancement & Immersion of Refugees, and the Director of Immigration and Economic Opportunity at BakerRipley (formerly Neighborhood Centers), Houston’s leading nonprofit community development organization.

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Why the AT&T/Time Warner merger is bad for Texas consumers

Monopoly power has a major impact on our political and personal freedom. Simply put, mega-corporations have too much political power because they have too much economic power, which they use — via donations and lobbying efforts — to get the attention of policymakers while drowning out the voices of individual people.