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Worse Than Michelle Rhee: Teachers And Public Schools Have A Shocking New ... | Salon

July 1, 2014

In another recent conversation occurring on Salon with Thomas Frank, Barry Lynn of the New America Foundation pointed out that the Democratic Party, which has been serving as home for the left, suffers from a schism. Although Lynn's analysis pertained ...

Free Markets Killed Capitalism | Salon

June 29, 2014

Barry C. Lynn is a senior fellow at the New America Foundation and the author of two important books, “End of the Line” and ”Cornered,” the latter of which describes the dramatic return of monopoly to the American landscape. Both books had a big effect on me when they appeared, as did Lynn’s periodic articles in Harper’s Magazine describing the concentration of economic power in all sorts of different industries. One of the reasons his books startled me is the weird silence of virtually all our other popular economic writers on the subject.

Breaking America's Meat Monopoly

March 20, 2014

Barry Lynn, director of New America's Market, Enterprise, and Resiliency project, said “Maybe it's time for a citizen's revolt.” Maybe he's right. If the market normalizes, we can afford a lot more respect to animals, farmers, and ourselves. Cyrus ...

The Animal Welfare And Antitrust Issues Behind America's Cheap Meat | The Guardian

March 14, 2014

The concentration of power in the meat business was assailed by, among others, chicken farmers and cattle ranchers; Christopher Leonard, author of The Meat Racket: the Secret Takeover of America's Food Business, which argues that big integrators like ...

Cheap Words | The New Yorker

February 17, 2014

Barry Lynn, a market-policy expert at the New America Foundation, said, “It’s one of the main factors that’s led to massive consolidation.” Judge Cote’s opinion described Amazon’s business practices in glowing terms, and she argued, “If Apple is suggesting that Amazon was engaging in illegal, monopolistic practices, and that Apple’s combination with the Publisher Defendants to deprive a monopolist of some of its market power is pro-competitive and healthy for our economy, it is wrong.”

Statement on Comcast Announcement to buy Time Warner Cable

February 13, 2014
WASHINGTON, DC – Comcast today announced plans to buy Time Warner Cable in a $45.2 billion-dollar deal that would combine the country’s two biggest cable companies.
 
The following statement can be attributed to Sarah Morris, Senior Policy Counsel for the Open Technology Institute at New America:

The Real Threats from Monopoly - Community Broadband Bits Podcast #83

January 28, 2014

When we think about the threat of monopoly, we almost always focus on how monopolies can raise prices beyond what is reasonable. But there are many threats from monopolies and many are much more dangerous to a free society than higher prices. This week, monopoly expert Barry Lynn joins us for the Community Broadband Bits podcast.

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The Industrial Policy That America Has Forgotten

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  • New America Foundation
October 1, 2013 |

Amazon.com Challenges Publishers with New Strategies | Investor's Business Daily

September 9, 2013

"Amazon's impact on the publishing world is revolutionary," said Barry Lynn, a senior fellow of the New America Foundation. "We would have had e-books and Internet sales even if Jeff Bezos had never been born ... but (the difference is) Amazon is ...

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