Barry C. Lynn

Barry C. Lynn is executive director of the Open Markets Institute and the author of the new book Liberty from All Masters: The New American Autocracy vs. the Will of the People.

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.