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Entrepreneurship is essential to economic progress and to upward mobility. But market concentration in the services, retailing, and light manufacturing industries has removed the incentive for small business owners to innovate, compete, and invest in research and development.


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Are Tech Giants Too Big for Democracy? With Senator Al Franken

Date Published: November 8, 2017

 The following is a non-comprehensive collection of readings related to the issues discussed during our event with Sen. Al Franken on Nov. 8, 2017.   On Net Neutrality Net Neutrality: Why Artists and Activists Can’t Afford to Lose It W. Kamau Bell, The New York Times “This fair internet, where everyone from an amateur […]

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