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Barry Lynn The Threat and Danger of Monopolies

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Barry Lynn
Barry Lynn directs the Open Markets Institute. Previously, he spent 15 years at the New America Foundation researching and writing about monopoly power. He is author of" Cornered: The New Monopoly Capitalism and the Economics of Destruction (Wiley 2010) and End of the Line: The Rise and Coming Fall of the Global Corporation (Doubleday 2005).

Lynn's writings on the political and economic effects of the extreme consolidation of power in the United States have influenced the thinking of policymakers and antitrust professionals on both sides of the Atlantic.
https://www.openmarketsinstitute.org/staff/barry-c-lynn/


His new book is Liberty From All Masters; The new American Autocracy Vs. The Will of the People It's a powerful analysis of the power of monopolies in the US and the world.


Quote from page 257 Perhaps


What's your goal for this book?


You talk about Dangers of ignorance of who you are and what shapes you and how others shape youThat this is why we now face the gravest threat to liberty and democracy in America and to equality and individual dignity, since the days of slave power.


We are blocked off by the monopolists missing the keys to the technological commons which would enable us to see what the problems are and what we need to do. "We are free to wander in the shadows of other people's walls.

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Neoliberal competition philosophy replaced by system establishing power in the hands of the few.

Think of yourself as a consumer, not a citizen.

History of liberty, thinking and connection.


How has the US transition from Bottom-up determination to Top-down

Evolution of walmart


Post WW2 Eisenhower, Europe, Japan, long term

Ayn Rand Milton Friedman


Most dangerous time since the civil war.

For 200 years we were expanding liberty
Betrayed by Dems and RepublicansReagan, Carter, Clinton
Union damage, Glass Steagal, Trade Deals


Obama failed. Why?

Trump's flawless catastrophe?


Power Google, Amazon and Facebook have is terrifying. They have to be broken up.
They are a threat to democracy.

Platform breakup people also include Twitter, Apple, Microsoft too.

Cicilini committee


The ignoranceof who you are and how others shape youis why we now face the gravest threat to liberty and democracy in America and to equality and individual dignity, since the days of slave power.


We are blocked off by the monopolists missing the keys to the technological commons which would enable us to see what the problems are and what we need to do. "We are free to wander in the shadows of other people's walls.

"


Biden administration?

Most important: taking from all powerful middlemen all license to discriminate in the delivery of their services.

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Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect, connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media. 

Check out his platform at RobKall.com

He is the author of The Bottom-up Revolution; Mastering the Emerging World of Connectivity  

He's given talks and workshops to Fortune 500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful people on his Bottom Up Radio Show, and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and opinion sites, OpEdNews.com

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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind.  Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives  one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big)  to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization (more...)
 

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