Building Local Power Highlight: David Dayen Talks America’s Monopoly Problem

Date: 1 Dec 2021 | posted in: Building Local Power, Podcast | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s Building Local Power podcast offers thought-provoking conversations and new ideas for breaking the hold of corporate monopolies and expanding the power of communities to chart their own future. In this miniseries, we return to our archive and share highlights from some of our most insightful podcast discussions.

Episode 106: David Dayen Talks America’s Monopoly Problem

David Dayen, executive editor of The American Prospect and author of Monopolized: Life in the Age of Corporate Power and ILSR’s Christopher Mitchell discuss the pervasive harms of monopolies and political resistance to antitrust enforcement in the last forty years, the growing movement for change, and the importance of a collective voice at the local level.

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Luke recently received a BA in journalism, creative writing, and ethnography from Hampshire College. She wrote, designed, and edited a magazine titled The Politics of Land in Teton Valley, ID that analyzed the environmental, economic, and social patterns of the region amidst Covid-19.