We’re revisiting a timeless topic: monopolies! Expert Barry Lynn shares his thoughts on market concentration, the dangers of industrial monopolies like Boeing, and what ‘reigning in’ companies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon actually means.

Barry Lynn is the Executive Director of the Open Markets Institute. Previously, he spent 15 years at the New America Foundation researching and writing about monopoly power. He is the author of ‘Cornered: The New Monopoly Capitalism and the Economics of Destruction’ and ‘End of the Line: The Rise and Coming Fall of the Global Corporation’. 

Twitter: @openmarkets

Further reading: 
https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/02/antimonopoly-big-business/514358/

https://openmarketsinstitute.org/op-eds-and-articles/why-competition-matters/

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jul/26/google-and-facebook-are-strangling-the-free-press-to-death-democracy-is-the-loser

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/02/facebook-google-monopoly-companies