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The Problem with the "Robber Baron" Narrative

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Tags U.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

02/22/2021Antonis Giannakopoulos

We're now hearing many calls for more antitrust legislation applied to Big Tech because these firms are allegedly monopolies. But old-fashioned antitrust was a disaster, as will be new efforts against tech companies.

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Antonis Giannakopoulos studies economics at the Athens University of Economics & Business. He has written articles for Mises Wire and The American Mind.