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The curse of bigness : antitrust in the new Gilded Age

Author: Tim Wu
Publisher: New York : Columbia Global Reports. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"We live in an age of extreme corporate concentration, in which global industries are controlled by just a few giant firms -- big banks, big pharma, and big tech, just to name a few. But concern over what Louis Brandeis called the 'curse of bigness' can no longer remain the province of specialist lawyers and economists, for it has spilled over into policy and politics, even threatening democracy itself. History  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Wu
ISBN: 9780999745465 0999745468
OCLC Number: 1104345003
Description: 1 v. (154 p.) : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: The monopolization movement --
The right to live, and not merely to exist --
The Trustbuster --
Peak antitrust and the Chicago School --
The last of the big cases --
Chicago triumphant --
The rise of the tech trusts --
A neo-Brandeisian agenda.
Responsibility: Tim Wu.

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