HeadLocke No. 65: Big Tech faces attacks from left and right

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HeadLocke No. 65: Big Tech faces attacks from left and right

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Big technology companies have generated major benefits for consumers and the economy as a whole. But pundits and politicians on the political left and right have attacked Big Tech. That’s no surprise to Thomas Hazlett, professor of economics at Clemson University and author of a recent Reason magazine cover story: “The New Trustbusters Are Coming for Big Tech.” Hazlett discusses his article with Mitch Kokai. Hazlett explains why the latest complaints fit with a longstanding pattern of outcries against disruptive innovations.

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