Building Local Power Highlight: Democratizing Antitrust with Harry First

Date: 3 Mar 2022 | 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 conversations.

Episode 76: Democratizing Antitrust with Harry First

Harry First is a specialist in antitrust law and co-director of New York University’s Competition, Innovation, and Information Law Program. First discusses moving antitrust away from a technocratic approach, the politicization of law enforcement, and how to reinvigorate strong antitrust legislation. 

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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.