ILSR Co-Director Stacy Mitchell was featured on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s news program Rear Vision for an episode on monopoly power in America.
Stacy joined other experts, including Barry Lynn of the Open Markets Institute, Naomi Lamoreaux of Yale University, and Harry First of NYU, in speaking with one of the program’s hosts, Annabelle Quince, on the U.S.’s antitrust legacy.
Topics range from early industrial monopolies in infrastructure areas like steel and railroads, to antitrust’s “golden age” under FDR, 1998’s Microsoft antitrust case, and Amazon’s online marketplace dominance today. The half-hour-long episode focuses on America’s unique antimonopoly tradition, and how lessons from that tradition can be applied to the new, global monopolistic tech firms.
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