Book: “Goliath: The 100-Year War Between Monopoly Power and Democracy”
As the anti-monopoly discussion entered mainstream media in 2019, Economic Liberties' Director of Research, Matt Stoller, published a timely book that traces the history of monopoly power and how our forebears fought to keep our democracy alive.
Legal Analysis: Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox
Lina Khan's research, published in the Yale Law Review, is both a great discussion of the Chicago School intellectual revolution and a useful way to understand the legal structure of Amazon.
Book: “Cornered: The New Monopoly Capitalism and the Economics of Destruction”
Barry Lynn's book is one of the best introduction to America’s monopoly problem, and its political origins.
Book: “Don’t Be Evil: How Big Tech Betrayed Its Founding Principles — and All of Us”
Rana Foroohar's book explains how tech giants like Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook are profiting from both our data and our attention. "Don't Be Evil" lays out the evolution of these companies and how they have strayed far from their founding principles.
Book: “Break ‘Em Up: Recovering Our Freedom from Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money”
Read Zephyr Teachout's book on monopolies in the United States, their control over our everyday lives, and what can be done to reclaim our democracy.
Book: “The Meat Racket: The Secret Takeover of America’s Food Business”
Christopher Leonard's book is the best single industry study of the rise and triumph of monopoly in America. It uncovers the growth of our country's biggest meat companies, and how they have avoided antitrust scrutiny.
Book: The Billionaire Boondoggle How Our Politicians Let Corporations and Bigwigs Steal Our Money and Jobs
Read Economic Liberties' Pat Garofalo's book that lays out the numerous way corporations are ripping off our states, cities, and communities.
Book: Monopolized: Life in the Age of Corporate Power
From the airlines we fly to the food we eat, Read David Dayen's Monopolized: Life in the Age of Corporate Power which lays out how a tiny group of corporations have come to dominate every aspect of our lives.