Barry C. Lynn

Barry C. Lynn directs the Open Markets Program at New America and is the author of Cornered: The New Monopoly Capitalism and the Economics of Destruction.

The True Roots of Innovation – A Response to Michael Mandel

Dear Michael, It’s bad form to falsify someone’s argument, in the hope that doing so will make it easier to refute. I did not write that our society suffers from technological “stagnation.” I wrote that the concentration of control over our technological systems endangers our ability to introduce the right new ideas in the right… Read more »

Estates of Mind

The answer to America’s techno-malaise is to force big corporations to compete more. And to open their patent vaults.