Monopolies might seem like a thing of the past, a leftover from the robber baron days of the 19th century. But monopoly-like big businesses are still going strong in America — at a time when entrepreneurship has been on the decline for a few decades.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Derek Thompson, senior editor at The Atlantic, about the ways some companies are bigger than ever, and what that means for the U.S. economy overall.
- Read Derek Thompson's Atlantic piece, "America's Monopoly Problem"
This segment aired on October 3, 2016.