Will Donald Trump Be the Most Pro-Monopoly President in History?

In The News Piece in The Nation
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Jan. 14, 2017

Data from a 2012 report by Barry C. Lynn and Lina Khan was cited in the Nation:

 While monopoly advocates like Peter Thiel talk about the importance of technology and entrepreneurship, the evidence shows that market consolidation undermines these ideals by reducing the incentives to innovate and creating barriers for new market entrants. According to research at the New America Foundation, the number of start-ups fell 53 percent in the years between 1977 and 2010 when the country stopped seriously enforcing antitrust laws.