Episode

12/1 David Dayen: Why We Need a New Antitrust Revolution

December 1, 2015

Journalist David Dayen explains how monopolies and duopolies are harming public health and setting back innovation. Where is the incentive for companies to deliver better products in monopoly markets. The Boston Tea Party and the history of Antitrust laws. How disruptive technologies can lead to monopolies. Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson’s differing responses to monopolies. The Golden Era of Antitrust and Robert Bork’s war against Antitrust laws. Antitrust in the Amazon driven economy and why we need an Antitrust movement.

On The Fun Half: Why “Black on Black” crime is a garbage argument. The systemic abuse of the Chicago Police. Donald Trump wants money to show up at the next debate. and your calls and IMs.

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