Monopoly is Un-American: Matt Stoller on Google Antitrust

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Matt Stoller works with the American Economic Liberties Project and is the author of “Goliath: The 100-Year War Between Monopoly Power and Democracy” as well as the popular Substack newsletter “BIG.”

In this conversation, he and NLW discuss the history of American antitrust sentiment and politics including:

  • The origins of antitrust sentiment
  • How the “Watergate Babies” generation of Democrats turned away from antitrust sentiment
  • How the 1990s shifted power in favor of corporates and tech
  • Why the 2008-2009 crisis was a seminal moment in our attitudes towards big finance
  • The significance of the new antitrust case against Google

Find our guest online:

Twitter: @matthewstoller

Web: mattstoller.com

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