Competition Philosophy

Right-Sizing American Capitalism

Date Published: December 13, 2018

Fundamentally rebuilding our democracy means engineering our corporations and markets to enable the freedom of the producer from the domination by the monopolist or financier.

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Wealth, Power, Control, and Command Private Monopoly and the American Worker

Date Published: July 15, 2018

In this paper for the AFL-CIO Commission on the Future of Work and Unions, Barry Lynn takes an introductory look at the political origins of America’s monopoly problem, provides some sense of the magnitude of the problem, and briefly assesses some of the specific ways in which big tech corporations such as Google and Uber make the monopoly problem worse.

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