After Three Decades of Neglect, Antitrust Is Back on the Democratic Platform

In The News Piece in Truthout
Aug. 3, 2016

Lina Khan's forthcoming paper about monopoly and inequality was cited by Stacy Mitchell in an op-ed about the Democrats' inclusion of an antitrust plank in their party platform. 

For the first time in 28 years, the Democratic Party platform calls for vigorous, stepped-up enforcement of our anti-monopoly laws. "Large corporations have concentrated their control over markets to a greater degree than Americans have seen in decades," the platform reads. It defines concentrated corporate power as more than an economic problem, calling it "corrosive to a healthy democracy," and declares that Democrats "will make competition policy and antitrust stronger and more responsive." ...